· October, 2018

Stories about UPROAR from October, 2018

In Iran, state-sanctioned messaging apps are the new hallmark of internet nationalization

Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.

When will Egypt release photojournalist Mahmoud Abu Zeid aka Shawkan?

More than one month after a Cairo court verdict that many saw as the end to his ordeal, Shawkan remains in jail.

Why are African governments criminalising online speech? Because they fear its power.

The noise we make on digital platforms scares oppressive regimes. In some cases, it can even force them to rescind their actions.

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