Stories from October, 2018
A policy banning VoIP services will present a direct threat to Syrians’ rights to privacy and freedom of expression.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
Chinese artist Badiucao sends ‘Make Wall Great Again’ hats to Google, in protest of company's return to China
“I want [Google] to know it is a mistake to collaborate with China’s censorship. It is as shameful as Trump’s wall ... an invisible wall online — the great firewall.”
The recipient of these grisly messages, the independent investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, holds the record for the most of its reporters murdered on the job: six, including Anna Politkovskaya.
The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.
Hong Kong Free Expression Week features Umbrella Movement activists and political cartoonist Badiucao
In recent years, Hong Kongers who support democratic rights and territorial independence have faced fierce repression.
More than one month after a Cairo court verdict that many saw as the end to his ordeal, Shawkan remains in jail.
Gulalai Ismail is a well-known Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network.
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.
The noise we make on digital platforms scares oppressive regimes. In some cases, it can even force them to rescind their actions.