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sami ben gharbia

My personal blog is at [fikra] فكرة (which means idea in Arabic). I'm the co-founder of nawaat, a Tunisian collective blog about news and politics, Cybversion a collective blog of documenting censorship in Tunisia and babtounes, a wordpress twitter client monitoring live tweets about Tunisia.

I'm currently Global Voices Advocacy Director. Working also on Threatened Voices, my recent project for GVAdvocacy.

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Latest posts by sami ben gharbia

3 November 2009

Introducing Threatened Voices

Today, Global Voices Advocacy is launching a new website called Threatened Voices to help track suppression of free speech online. It features a world map and an interactive timeline that...

20 August 2008

Silencing online speech in Tunisia

Blocking web 2.0 websites (Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook) and barring access to local outspoken websites and blogs is the most obvious way of cracking down of the online free speech in...

30 April 2008

Egypt: Facebooking the Struggle

After little less than a month following the April 6 strike, during which a number of prominent Egyptian bloggers and internet activists were arrested, preparations for the next round of...

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