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6 May 2016
A new initiative by Kremlin-friendly Internet experts seeks to make anonymous comments on online media websites a thing of the past.
2 May 2016
Russian opposition activists are investigating the possible role of state law enforcement in the remote hacking of their Telegram messenger accounts.
Activists have launched a page on Facebook dedicated to addressing the rising number of hate-speech cases in Myanmar. Meet the “No-Hate Speech Project.”
28 April 2016
Chad disconnects Internet access for first-round presidential voting, local officials in India are none too pleased about WhatApp's new encryption, and Mexico reconsiders major telecommunications legislation.
27 April 2016
"In a country with a serious democratic deficit and in which public officials are responsible for attacks on journalists and dissidents, these measures could be used to pursue uncomfortable opinions."
Since 2005, at least 23 bloggers and activists have been killed and scores of others attacked or threatened with death for their progressive and secular views.
"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
Rezaul Karim Siddique joins a long list of intellectuals, bloggers and foreigners who have lost their lives in similar killings purportedly carried out by Islamist militants.
24 April 2016
"We declare yet again, by opening this absurd criminal investigation the government of Azerbaijan is creating barriers to freedom of speech, and journalism activity."