18 December 2011

Stories from 18 December 2011

Iran: Jailed blogger stopped his hunger strike

  18 December 2011

Several sites reported [fa] that Hossein Ronaghi Maleki, Iranian jailed blogger stopped his hunger strike after about one week.Hossein is serving a 15 year prison sentence in the security ward of Evin Prison.

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China: Real Name Registration for Micro-blogging

  18 December 2011

The Beijing city government introduced a new set of regulations on December 16, 2011 to control the flow of information in micro-blogging platforms. The Beijing Municipal Regulations Concerning the Development and Control of Microblogs [zh] (English version via Bill Bishop) requires users to register their real identity before posting messages...

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