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10 July 2015
At least 14 Mexican states and government agencies had contracts with Hacking Team, the Italy-based spyware company. But only some of them have constitutional authority to monitor citizen communications.
9 June 2015
During last Sunday's elections in Mexico, the free-speech organization ARTICLE 19 ran a campaign called #RompeElMiedo (#BreakTheFear) to monitor the safety of journalists and human rights activists
10 March 2015
Pedro Canché Herrera is awaiting sentencing on sabotage charges, after recording video and interviewing protesters. He describes his experience and thoughts on free expression on social media.
14 February 2015
7 November 2014
Violence continues unabated in Mexico: Ernesto Villanueva, a lawyer specializing in transparency and freedom of expression, was attacked by a gunman on a university campus.
5 November 2014
In this week's roundup, we look at media repression in Mexico, steep regulations for US tech companies in Asia, and the rioting pussycats of the Turkish Internet.
17 October 2014
María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio volunteered as a contributor with Valor por Tamaulipas (Courage for Tamaulipas), a citizen media platform that allows users to file anonymous reports on violence.
19 August 2014
Disappointment and frustration prevail as the IFAI's decision leaves Mexico's citizens defenseless against the country's crucial new telecom law.
10 July 2014
Last week, Facebook disappears in Myanmar (briefly), UK surveillance programs got gutsier than ever, and the UN voted to protect fundamental rights -- online and off.
23 June 2014
Mexican citizens continue to protest the country's broad-reaching telecom law, that could impact free expression, privacy, and other fundamental rights online.