· November, 2009

Stories about Activism from November, 2009

26 November 2009

Iran: Internet senior officers will be trained to counter Internet activism

Recently, the Islamic Republic of Iran Intelligence Ministry announced that in order to counter Internet activism in Iran, senior officers will be trained. The minister of the intelligence counted internet...

17 November 2009

Global Voices to screen 10 tactics for turning information into action in Beirut

10 tactics for turning information into action is a documentary film, about rights advocacy, with a distinctive hands-on approach. The film features interviews with 25 rights advocates in 24 countries...

16 November 2009

Purdue Professor facing criticism for his blog

After Butler University, another Indiana university is now embroiled in online free speech debate. This time it is a Purdue University Professor who is facing lot of criticism for his...

11 November 2009

Azerbaijan: Bloggers sentenced

As many of their supporters feared, and on the same day as a round table on the case against two detained video blogging youth activists, a court in Baku, Azerbaijan,...

8 November 2009

Azerbaijan: Blogger trial continues

In the same week that Threatened Voices, an online project to map bloggers under attack worldwide was launched, the continuing trial of detained video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and...

7 November 2009

Iran: Online protest during the 30th anniversary of the US embassy seizure

While Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has warned the opposition not to hold protest on 4th of November, Iranian people prepare for huge rallies against dictatorship. 4th of November marks...

4 November 2009

Iran: More attempts to control the people

These are just some of the actions that have been taken place in order to prevent Iranian Netizens from accessing the Web during the 4th of November: According to some...

3 November 2009

Butler University drops lawsuit against student

Butler University has dropped lawsuit against Jess Zimmerman. The student was accused of defaming the university in his blog “TrueBU”. Indiana Daily Student says “He (Zimmerman) was critical of Butler...

Introducing Threatened Voices

Today, Global Voices Advocacy is launching a new website called Threatened Voices to help track suppression of free speech online. It features a world map and an interactive timeline that...