Featured stories from May 2014
Stories from May, 2014
31 May 2014
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sued blogger Roy Ngerng for defamation in connection to a blog article alleging that the leader was involved in corruption.
30 May 2014
"Freedom of expression is Thailand is at stake...Simply criticising the Council could land one before a military court."
29 May 2014
It has been nearly one year since the first Snowden leaks. This June 5, activists will be launching campaigns, lobbying legislators and holding live events to speak out against mass...
28 May 2014
This week, floods in Serbia bring wave of anti-censorship activism, a Singporean political blogger faces defamation charges, and privacy prevails in Germany's “revenge porn” case.
A new policy will give Chinese authorities a legal basis to pressure technology companies and online service providers to remove "illegal" products -- like circumvention tools -- from the marketplace.
26 May 2014
Bloggers, journalists and rights-conscious Internet users have flooded the Serbian web with republications of a blog post condemning the government for stifling free expression during the country's state of emergency.
22 May 2014
21 May 2014
Friends say police recognized the rapper and explicitly targeted him at a football match. Mouad Belrhouat, aka El-Haqed, has been jailed twice since 2011 for his political music and activism.
This week's Netizen Report looks at looming social media censorship measures in Spain and Russia, and a possible "loosening" of online restrictions in Iran.