May, 2007

Stories from May, 2007

14 May 2007

Syria: censorship and repression

Based on a list, by ISP, provided by the Syrian center for media and freedom of Expression, the Tharwa community has posted a brief history of the Internet Filtering in...

11 May 2007

Google shareholders reject anti-censorship proposal

Jeremy Gordon, CEO of China Business Services, which help companies enter the Chinese market, blogged today on the China Business Blog about the interview he had with BBC’s 5 Live...

10 May 2007

Thailand gets new cyber bill

“Thailand's National Legislative Assembly approved a controversial law this week which could seriously effect how Thailand's internet users use the web“, writes Daniel at “Metroblogging Bangkok. “This single law could...

9 May 2007

Free Monem Podcast

Free Monem campaign member Mary Joyce was interviewed yesterday, on May 8, by the activist-blogger and podjournalist at CitizenReporter.org, Mark Fonseca Rendeiro. They talked about Monem and his work, the...

8 May 2007

Egypt: open war on bloggers

“The war on bloggers started in Egypt and every morning brings a new episode” wrote Nora Younis on her blog today. Nora linked to a SMS/Twitter alert sent to her...

7 May 2007

Jailed blogger Abdel-Monem went on open hunger strike

Jailed blogger Abdel-Monem Mahmoud along with 23 other jailed students from the Institute of Agricultural Engineering threatened to begin a hunger strike on Tuesday May 8 in protest of their...

5 May 2007

Saudi Arabia: Milyani's blog has been blocked

There's a thrilling debate on the Saudi blogsphere after the news of blocking Mohammed Milyani's blog by the Internet Services Unit (ISU). And even if there is a strong speculation...

4 May 2007

Abdel-Monem Mahmoud: the Egyptian totalitarian regime is the problem

As I promised in my last article “Online Freedom for All: Some cases worth supporting”, I’m publishing here the translation of the interview I did with the jailed Egyptian blogger...

RSF: petition to free Kareem and Monem

Reporters Without Borders has launched today a petition calling the Egyptian regime to free the tow Egyptian bloggers Kareem Amer and Abdel-Monem Mahmoud. RSF is urging Internet-users to sign this...

3 May 2007

Free Monem Campaign

As the world celebrates World Press Freedom Day, the Egyptian journalist and blogger, Abdel Monem Mahmoud, sits in jail after reporting on torture and condemning the transferring civilians to military...

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