June, 2017

Stories from June, 2017

June 26, 2017

African Historical Figures the World Should Get to Know: Richard Ratsimandrava

Ratsimandrava holds the record for the second shortest mandate in history as President of the Republic: one week.

June 22, 2017

New French Lingua Editor on board!

Announcing Gwenaëlle Lefeuvre as new French Lingua Editor!

Meet Ruslan Trad, the Global Voices Contributor Who Will Blog his Whole Life

Global Voices interviews Ruslan Trad, Global Voices Bulgarian Editor, about his experience being a blogger and a journalist contributing to GV

June 21, 2017

The Thiaroye Massacre of 1944, a Shameful Episode in the French Colonial Period in Africa

African soldiers, liberators of France, were massacred by France itself. These African servicemen, commonly known as the Senegalese Tirailleurs, had committed one crime: that of being African.

June 16, 2017

Rising Voices at Iberoconf 2017 Exploring Ways to Promote Indigenous Participation on Wikipedia

Rising Voices attended the regional Ibercoop conference on June 10-12 to explore ways to further support indigenous participation in Wikipedia.

June 15, 2017

Meet Lara Al Malakeh, Who Fell in Love at First Sight with Global Voices

"Syria is a highly diverse piece of land with many religions, minorities, and ethnicities living together." Learn more about Lara AlMalakeh, one of our Arabic Lingua Editors at Global Voices!

June 7, 2017

GV Lingua Update: May 2017

The Lingua Director presents the State of Lingua - May 2017