Featured stories from August 2018
Stories from August, 2018
In Mozambique, new licensing fees have raised the cost of doing journalism — and may threaten media freedom
The fees were described by Mozambican online newspaper @Verdade as "astronomical".
One user challenged Vkontakte: "How many times have you challenged the security services in court over their demands to hand over user information? You have that right."
"The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been too slow to prevent misinformation and hate on Facebook."
The government has blamed social media users and activists for trying to create unrest by sharing provocative posts and content on Facebook.
Bangladeshi students go quiet as police pursue online accounts, Brazil gets a new data protection law and Facebook is still floundering in Myanmar.
A bold and popular journalist is appealing a 12 year-sentence he received after speaking out against official corruption.
Free Brazil Movement is accusing the platform of censoring right-wing groups.
“You cannot bring us up with a mentality of freedom and then try to oppress us.”
The Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club is under fire for organizing a talk by independence activist Andy Chan.
Repressive laws and cumbersome bureaucracy are putting hundreds of Russians behind bars for sharing memes online.