5 February 2014
Stories from 5 February 2014
We dedicate this week's edition to journalists and bloggers currently under threat in Egypt. We also look at ongoing surveillance tech developments in Sochi and the latest Snowden releases.
Algerian blogger Abdelghani Aloui has been in prison since September 2013. His charge? Posting on Facebook photos and caricatures deemed offensive to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Websites were blocked, servers attacked, and Twitter accounts hijacked in Serbia last weekend after a video mocking the Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic went viral.