Posts about Activism

Portraits of Translators: Jade Dussart, a Passion for Asia and Human Rights

Who are translators behind GV in French? Interview with Jade Dussart who’ll be coming up on her 7th year on the team and who has a passion for Asia

Remembering Anna: An unrelenting activist for African justice and a huge loss for the Global Voices community

Anna Guèye: Gone too soon. It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Anna Guèye, author and translator for Global Voices en français and a forceful...

A Decade of Blogging for Global Voices

I am privileged to be in the company of creative and intelligent individuals whose work and life stories provide a daily inspiration to me and countless others.

Could Africa's Silicon Valley Be on The Rise in Gabon?

293 milliards de Francs CFA as well as 12 000 new jobs were generated by the IT industry in 2014 in Gabon

Whale Hunting in the Faroe Islands, a Tradition or a Massacre?

Every summer, the Faroe Islands witness a controversial phenomenon consisting on a ritual which takes hundreds of cetaceans life. This is called grind. Is it a tradition or a carnage?

Here’s what we learned about global conferences and social media

In #RightsCon Conference, we translated 444 Tweets — 172 to Arabic, 259 to Spanish. That’s 148 Tweets/day, or roughly 19 Tweets/hour. Here’s what we learned about global conferences.

#RightsCon Translation Lab Was Powered by GV and Meedan

GV Lingua and Meedan have collaborated to translate RightsCon conference tweets to Spanish and Arabic via its Bridge Translation tool. More projects to come, here is what we have done.

Nour's Quest for Freedom from Raqqa to Berlin

Nour was still living in Raqqa just over a year ago. After passing through Turkey, she has today managed to reach Berlin. Here is her story.

Every language in the world: Introducing Wikitongues

Wikitongues is a movement for human rights. Together with speakers and signers of every language in the world, we’re building the most inclusive cultural archive ever made, raising awareness about...

“Isn't it about time that we met as equals?”

At Global Voices, we often write about people who are marginalised, but it's wrong to believe we can speak for them, writes Anne Hemeda.