June, 2007

Stories from June, 2007

26 June 2007

CIA facility in Tunisia?

From his prison cell in Bizerte (65km north of Tunis), The Tunisian prisoner Ramzi Bettibi managed to smuggle a very alarming letter that found its way on to the Internet...

22 June 2007

Egypt: Judge's request to block websites rejected

The State Commissioner Committee in Egypt has rejected the request made by the judge Abdel Fattah Mourad to block 51 websites and blogs deemed insulting the state's dignity and threatening...

18 June 2007

Zimbabwe: The Interception of Communications Bill

Last week, Zimbabwean parliament passed “The Interception of Communications Bill” that will allow the government to monitor telephones, emails and the Internet. Zimbabwean ISPs are condemning this law, which is...

13 June 2007

“Beat the Censors!”, a gift of freedom for Thai Internet users

(Photo Credit – sivanelle: Anti-censorship protestors gathered outside Pantip Plaza, a popular IT mall. June 9th, 2007 ) To date, Thailand’s ICT Minister, Dr Sitthichai Pookaiyaudom, has not kept his...

11 June 2007

Algerian blogger taken to court

Today, June 11th, 2007, will be the first time that an Algerian blogger is being taken to court for articles posted on his personnel blog. Abdulsalam Baroudi is being sued...

9 June 2007

China: Flickr filtered and the Flickr community reacts

Flickr, the popular photo-sharing site is being blocked in China since June 7th: “It seems that access to our image servers is being blocked for users in much of China....

2 June 2007

Monem is free

Egyptian blogger and Journalist Abdel Monem Mahmoud, is free. Monem “arrived to his home in Alexandria less than two hours ago after being released from police custody,” said a statement...

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