It was raining on May 12, the last time I was in Rio. The cidade maravilhosa – the “Marvelous City” – was cold and dark, the furthest thing from the vibrant, jovial landscapes you’ll see on a Google image search.
This week we speak with Global Voices editors Oiwan Lam, Mahsa Alimardani and Nevin Thompson about how politics and censorship are affecting Pokémon Go in Iran, Japan and China. We also take a look at two stories related to free expression in Timor-Leste and Mexico.
People who report being victims of crime to police are less likely to become future victims of crime than those who don’t report their initial experiences.
As a professor of classical studies, I’ve noticed some remarkable differences and similarities between the modern and ancient Olympic Games.
Kiara Rivas-Vasquez, a sixth-grader from Oregon, gives a confident smile to her mother who is watching on from the front row. Credit: Simon Thompson/PRI