Sami Ben Gharbia · November, 2008

Latest posts by Sami Ben Gharbia from November, 2008

MEPs urge European internet and telecommunication companies to sign Human Rights code

  25 November 2008

According to a press release we've received from MEP Jules Maaten of the Dutch conservative VVD party, eight Members of the European Parliament called today European internet and telecommunication companies to join The Global Network Initiative and sign the Human Rights code, designed to safeguard human rights and freedom of speech online. The Human Rights code was recently signed by Google, Microsoft and Yahoo!

Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan “arrested” In Tehran

  18 November 2008

According to Jahan News website, Iranian blogger, Hossein Derakhshan (aka Hoder), a prolific blogger often described as the godfather of the Iranian blogosphere, has been arrested In Tehran. Hossein returned to Iran about three weeks ago and is being investigated on suspicion of espionage for the state of Israel.

The Info-Activism Camp: Tools and Tactics for Digital Advocacy

  4 November 2008

Struggling to make an impact on your target audience? Are issues unresolved despite your best efforts? Are you excited about the advocacy potential of the Internet, mobile phones or information design, but uncertain about how you can take advantage of them? The Info Activism camp, to be held in Bangalore,...