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3 April 2014

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Mozambique Wants to Criminalize ‘Insulting’ Texts, Emails and Internet Posts

The proposed law, soon to be submitted to parliament, would criminalize text messages, emails and other types of online posts that "jeopardize the security of the state".

2 April 2014

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Five Urdu Bloggers From Pakistan Everyone Should Know

The Bridge

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are conversing on the Internet in Urdu. Our Urdu Editor introduces you to five of them in this post.

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RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.

1 April 2014

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Vkontakte's Pavel Durov Departs: Genuine or Joke?

RuNet Echo

In what is either a bombshell for Russian social media or a daring April Fools' Day joke, Vkontakte general director Pavel Durov has announced his resignation.

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Maoming Residents in China Rally Against PX Chemical Plant

Photo posted on social media showed protesters bleeding after apparent scuffles with police.

31 March 2014

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Teenage Bloggers in Bangladesh Arrested For ‘Blasphemous’ Facebook Posts

Fellow bloggers accuse an Islamist student organization of distributing false propaganda that rallied a mob against the two bloggers and led to their arrest.

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Geo-Mapping Tools and Data Analysis Redefine Reporting in Africa

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism and Land Quest investigate environment and development issues.

28 March 2014

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GV Face: How to Make Videos for Advocacy and Change with Witness and Rising Voices

GV Face

Are you using video to make your campaign a reality? Are you telling stories with cameras - or your phone? Then you need to watch this GV Face!

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China Strengthens Censorship on Foreign TV Online

Companies will now have to employ government-approved censors to green light videos before they can be broadcast online.

27 March 2014

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The Challenges Facing Data Journalism in West Africa

Data journalism in West Africa often must work against a lack of data, funds and regulation.

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