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Kazakhstan's government is nervous about what Seikjan Bilash is doing, and will happen if his popularity grows.
"She was not silent when others buried their heads in the sand. She risked her life every day and knew the value of this risk."
Arrested for fact-checking: Kazakh court fines Ukrainian journalist after police break up media workshop
The incident highlights the authorities' aversion to discussions of Ukraine in Kazakhstan.
A bold and popular journalist is appealing a 12 year-sentence he received after speaking out against official corruption.
"With or without real name registration, they know who you are. What they intend to do is to make you fearful."
Russia also moved to block the website and its popular 'Wayback Machine' two years ago.
Miriam was a four-year-old the last time she saw her father: "I try to remember you. Your voice, your hugs, but I can’t."
Yet another independent media outlet in post-coup attempt Turkey is on the brink.
"If there is no law, we take the initiative and can control [media] as we want."
Turkish authorities increasingly "conflate coverage of banned groups and investigation of sensitive topics with outright terrorism or other anti-state activity."
'Is there any fundraising effort to support our brother Evron Rothschild Hughes fight this impudence of a libel suit filed against free speech by Ghana's Deputy Attorney General?'
Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.
Some Filipinos in Thailand criticized the deportation: "Offensive, hateful and downright irresponsible as [the remarks] are, they were not criminal."
"I will not keep quiet. How can I be neutral, even my pen has a stand!"
"This latest curtailment of freedom of expression further restricts public discourse and will create a void in Malaysian social media and a deafening silence in news forums."
Turkey's ruling party is becoming accustomed to getting its way more often than not in its long-running war on social media users.
Thailand's military-backed government lifted martial law in the country but signed a new order which gave broad powers to army personnel.
The wait is over. Alexander Sodiqov and family are back in Toronto after the Tajik government assented to a formal request to allow him to continue his academic work there.
Global Voices' community member Alexander Sodiqov is not a British spy. And #FreeAlexSodiqov is an international movement. This vigil - a month after his arrest - proves it.
‘The Tajik Government Has Made an Honest Mistake': Scholars in Washington DC Discuss Alexander Sodiqov's Detention (+Audio)
On June 27 scholars gathered at different universities as part of an international discussion on the wrongful arrest and detention of Global Voices community member Alexander Sodiqov in Tajikistan.