· April, 2009

Stories about Activism from April, 2009

29 April 2009

Egypt: Local Report Documents Violations against 43 Internet Users

The prominent Egyptian NGO Hisham Mubarak Center for Law (HMCL) issued a report, titled “Egypt on the Crossroad …2008“, documenting the status of freedom of expression in the country during...

27 April 2009

Info-Rhizome: Report on Independent Media in the Chinese-speaking World

I have just announced the launching of Info-Rhizome: Report on Independent Media in the Chinese-speaking World at interlocals.net. Individual can download free copy from here. The book is consisted of...

18 April 2009

The Perils of Facebook Activism: Nisha Susan Locked Out of Pink Chaddi Campaign's Facebook Group

The Pink Chaddi Facebook Group has been getting hacked throughout last month, and, instead of dealing with the hackers, Facebook suspended both the group and Nisha's account last week. In...

14 April 2009

DigiActive Guide to Twitter for Activism

DigiActive, an organization dedicated to helping the world's grassroots activists use digital technology, has just released The DigiActive Guide to Twitter for Activism. Following the recent protests in Moldova, the...

11 April 2009

Moldova: “Grape Revolution” / “Twitter Revolution”

Peaceful protests that took place in Moldova's capital Chisinau on Monday, following the victory of the ruling Communist Party in the April 5 election, turned violent on Tuesday, as protesters...

7 April 2009

The Story Behind Vote Report India: Citizen-Powered Election Monitoring

Vote Report India is a collaborative citizen-powered election monitoring platform for the 2009 Indian Lok Sabha elections.

5 April 2009

Cyber Activism And Online Campaigns In The Middle East

Cyber Activism And Online Campaigns In Middle East A presentation describing the current state of cyber activism in the Middle East and highlighting successful online campaigns. It answers the following...

2 April 2009

Madagascar: Security forces are harassing bloggers and twitterers

Opponents to the Haute Autorite de la Transition (High Authority for the Transition) have been holding daily demonstrations in the Malagasy capital since March 21, 2009. Last saturday's protest was...