April, 2007

Stories from April, 2007

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Online Freedom for All: Some cases worth supporting

In my last article, “Lessons from the Free Kareem campaign”, I talked about campaigning and why some jailed and persecuted bloggers and online writers are winning sympathy, while others have...

Egyptian blogger Abd al-Monem Mahmoud has been arrested

The 27 year-old Egyptian Muslim Brother journalist and blogger, Abd al-Monem Mahmoud, who is running the “I am Ikhwan” blog has been arrested today by the Egyptian police. “I believe...

Unblock Dailymotion campaign

Following the ban imposed by the Tunisian authorities on the popular video sharing site Dailymotion, Tunisian bloggers and activists have launched the “Unblock Dailymotion campaign”, on April 6th, 2007, in...

Thailand blocks access to YouTube

Yesterday, 4th April, 2007, Thailand’s military-appointed government has blocked access to the popular video-sharing site YouTube after its owners, Google Inc, declined to take down a clip ridiculing the country's...

Lessons from the Free Kareem campaign

Even though the “Free Kareem” campaign has not yet achieved its primary goal of getting the 22-old blogger Kareem Nabel Sulaiman released from the prison where he is sentenced to...

Tunisia blocks access to Dailymotion

Sunday, 1st April 2007, the Tunisian authorities have blocked access to the popular French video sharing site Dailymotion, wrote the Tunisian blogger Astrubal. “The blocking of the www.dailymotion.com site may...

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