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1 August 2014

Iran's Regime Likes the Washington Post's Op-Ed Space, but Not Its Reporter

President Hassan Rouhani published an op-ed last year in The Washington Post explaining his moderate policies. Iranian authorities arrested the Post's reporter Jason Rezaian on July 22.

31 July 2014

“The Zone 9 Bloggers Are Writing From the Outer Ring of the Prison, the Nation Itself”

The charges against the bloggers give a sense of what the Ethiopian government is fighting: dissent, not terror.

30 July 2014

Tajik Blogger: “We Must Prove our Professionalism and Close the Case Against Alexander Sodiqov”

Global Voices community member Alexander Sodiqov has been released from jail, but still faces wrongful charges of treason. This blogger - his former student - hopes for Alexander's swift release.

28 July 2014

Leaked Cybercrime Law Could Undo Tunisia's Pioneer Status on Internet Rights

Government officials renew calls for filtering and monitoring of the Internet under the pretext of "fighting terrorism" -- could this mean the end of Tunisia's Internet rights renaissance?

The World Tweets for Ethiopia's Zone9 Bloggers on July 31

Join Global Voices bloggers for a worldwide, multilingual tweetathon in support of the ten bloggers and journalists facing terrorism charges in Ethiopia.

Thai Junta Issues New Gag Order Against Media

A new order from the Thai military government bans "criticism of operations of the [Junta], its officials, or any related individual," among other things.

27 July 2014

‘Terrified’ Founder Decides to Shutter Hong Kong Pro-Democracy News Site ‘House News’

Some are speculating that the site was pressured to shut down as part of a wider crackdown by Beijing on Hong Kong's media.

22 July 2014

Fear, Love and Iran's Favorite Internet Enemy (it's Facebook)

On July 13, eight young Iranians were dealt long prison sentences for their activities on Facebook. Activists both in and outside the country know little more about the case.

Court Ruling Against Restaurant Reviewer Leaves French Bloggers Reeling

The presiding judge ruled that while the review fell "within the scope of freedom of expression" its title was defamatory.

14 July 2014

These 7 Cases Prove That Online Activism is Under Siege in Saudi Arabia

Learn about Gulf Center for Human Rights efforts to raise awareness about online activists facing harassment and legal challenges in Saudi Arabia.

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