Stories from 5 March 2014
Netizen Report: Journalists Dive for Yanukovych Documents, Literally
Free expression is having a hard week. In this report, we look at a troubling ruling on the "Innocence of Muslims" case and track censorship in Mexico, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
Sultan of Brunei Threatens Critics of Sharia Law
Brunei will implement Sharia laws next month, disappointing many citizens and human rights groups. The sultan warned critics of possible prosecution if they continue to 'insult' the country's leaders
Mexico and US Censor Activist Site, with Help of GoDaddy
Activists in Mexico confirmed that the Government of Mexico worked with the US Embassy in Mexico and GoDaddy.com to censor 1DMX.org, a platform for news and discussion of social unrest in December 2013.
#KholoBC Viral Music Video Fights Pakistan's YouTube Ban
#KholoBC, a rap video denouncing Internet censorship in Pakistan, has gone viral on Pakistani social media.