December, 2013

Stories from December, 2013

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A Different Kind of Free Speech

  30 December 2013

There are currently 142 people in prison or detention for "politically motivated reasons" in Azerbaijan. Activist and blogger Arzu Geybullayeva reflects on the country's approach to human rights and Internet governance in 2013.

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Dozens Detained on Human Rights Day in Cuba

  18 December 2013

Bloggers, punk rockers, intellectuals, dissidents, and a pair of Argentine tourists were all detained in Cuba last week, just in time for international Human Rights Day.

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Video: Who Controls the Internet?

  4 December 2013

What is Internet governance? A new video from Fundacion Karisma offers a short, illustrated tutorial on one of the murkiest topics plaguing digital rights activists today.

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Lifting the Lid on China's Censorship

  1 December 2013

Recent studies on Internet censorship in China focus primarily on "opinion leaders" -- individuals with high influence on social media platforms -- but fail to include community-based journalism efforts.

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