· August, 2009

Stories about Activism from August, 2009

28 August 2009

Saudi Arabia blocking Twitter pages of activists

Saudi Arabia’s Communication and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has recently blocked access to Twitter accounts of a blogger @Mashi97 and a human rights activist @abualkhair. The move comes after the...

27 August 2009

China: Netizen detained for “spreading rumor”

A netizen Xiong Zhongjun has been detained by Hubei police for questioning the identity of a car accident driver on the Internet. The 10-day detention started on 21 of August...

19 August 2009

Egypt: the Influence of Facebook Events and Groups

Within the dynamic and expansive electronic media landscape in Egypt, Facebook became widely used by Egyptian citizens for different reasons and in several occasions, especially when it comes to shape...