Stories from September, 2023
Ongoing oppression, ethnic and sectarian conflicts, and political unrest have greatly reduced the Middle East's Assyrian community, endangering their 3000-year-old Assyrian language in its native Middle Eastern home.
Julio Cesar López Gómez, speaker of the Bats'il K'op (Tseltal) language, teaches workshops to children, translates, and creates audiovisual content. Learn about his story as part of the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Program 2023
Abisag seeks to use digital media to preserve and amplify the knowledge of her Mayan community. Learn about her project as part of the Mayan Languages Digital Activism Program 2023.
RV Newsletter: The Ghanaian Wikimedia Languages meetup and language digital activism around the world
Digital tools for language activism and environmental journalism – all in one issue.
The ongoing disputes among Kurdish languages and their lack of standardization create obstacles to accessing online information, impedes the flow of information, and curtails active participation in the digital realm.
Dr. Taofeeq Adebayo is breaking entrenched language barriers and the digital divide by teaching scientific and technological concepts in Yoruba through digital platforms.