August, 2011

Stories from August, 2011

18 August 2011

Iran: A blogger was beaten up in jail

Human rights activists say [fa] Hossein Maleki Ronaghi, a jailed blogger, was beaten up in prison, after writing a letter to Iran's judicary authorities, by a guard and sent to...

16 August 2011

Iran: Blogger Freed After 25-day Hunger Strike

Dr. Mehdi Khazali, a blogger, publisher and son of a leading conservative cleric and former Council of Guardians member, Ayatollah Khazali, was released on bail from prison on Sunday after...

15 August 2011

Egyptian Activist Questioned by Military Prosecutor

The Egyptian activist and one of the founders of the April 6 Youth Movement, Asmaa Mahfouz, was investigated this Sunday by the military prosecution office on charges of defaming Egypt’s...

11 August 2011

Argentina: Judge orders all ISPs to block the sites LeakyMails.com and Leakymails.blogspot.com

A National Criminal Court in Argentina issued interim measures and ordered the National Communications Commission to instruct all Internet Service Providers to temporarily block the access to LeakyMails.com and Leakymails.blogspot.com.

2 August 2011

Morocco: Militant Website Sustains DDoS Attack

The Moroccan militant website Mamfakinch! has come under a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack this Sunday blocking the access to its main platform for several hours. The website is now back...

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