29 March 2008

Stories from 29 March 2008

Bahrain: Blogger in Jail for Four Months

  29 March 2008

Bahraini blogger and human rights activist Abdulla Mohsen (Ar) has been behind bars for more than four months, according to Nido. Nido explains: Abdulla Mohsen has been in prison now more than four months. What is he accused of? Well apparently he and more than thirty others are accused of...

Slide blocked in Turkey

  29 March 2008

A Turkish court banned access to Slide, the maker of social networking widgets, for “harboring pictures and articles that are considered to be insulting to Ataturk.” In a note to Slide users in Turkey, Slide announced that it has contacted the Turkish government in hopes of resolving the issue: If...

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