Global Voices by Topics
Russia Targets Crimean Tatar Community
Military mobilisation seen as latest tactic in ongoing campaign of repression.
Ukraine: Why a Special Tribunal is Crucial
The world has to show that responsibility for the crime of aggression is real, and not just theoretically provided for by the norms of international law.
Tuesday, 4 October ‘22
This week’s overview of key events and links to essential reading.
Ukraine: Justice for POWs
As evidence grows of the cruel treatment and extrajudicial execution of Ukrainian captives, legal and human rights bodies are building strategies for prosecution.
Russian Propaganda Dominates Moldova’s Gagauzia
Pro-Kremlin narratives rule the information space in an autonomous region with deeply rooted ties to Moscow.
Armenia: Mining Leaves Toxic Legacy
Activists call on government and local industry to respond to recent research revealing major hazards.
Ukraine: Amid War, LGBTI People Fight for Equal Rights
The issue of same-sex marriage has been thrown into focus by the ongoing conflict.
New Wave of Russians Head to Georgia
As men flee Putin’s mobilisation order, simmering anti-Russian sentiment reignites.
Kyrgyzstan’s Troll Farms
Politicians exploit low media literacy to manipulate public opinion.
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.