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27 April 2016
"By the grace of God, I was released from Evin Prison tonight after serving time. Thank you all for the kindness," Hadi Heidari wrote on Instagram.
26 April 2016
11 April 2016
Anti-censorship activist and blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki has been on hunger strike since March 26, and his health is deteriorating rapidly.
7 April 2016
Death toll rises yet again for secular Bangladeshis, China scrubs #PanamaPapers from the Web and Egypt exploits two-step verification to target activists' online accounts.
28 January 2016
Protesters in Poland say no to unchecked surveillance, Kuwait tightens laws on critical speech, and an exiled Bangladeshi blogger tells his story.
Another prisoner released in the swaps, Nosratollah Khosravi-Roodsari, appears to have been arrested to due to mass surveillance by Iranian authorities. His SMS messages were surveilled.
26 January 2016
While much hope and happiness came with the lifting of nuclear sanctions and the release of Iranian-American prisoners in Iran, a blogger and activist returned to jail.
20 November 2015
Iranian Internet users hurled sarcasm, profanity and snark at the country's "filternet" after recent blocking of the Telegram messaging app.
29 October 2015
"Judicial officials...should not arrest youths and pass heavy judgments against them every time they criticize. My son should be sitting in class and studying right now.”
9 October 2015
In a follow up to the ICHRI piece, Small Media reacts to that report, with their own observations on the recent changes to Iran's Internet policy.