· June, 2011

Stories about Activism from June, 2011

22 June 2011

Bahrain: Leading blogger Ali Abdulemam sentenced to 15 years in prison, along with other human rights defenders

  Nine months after leading blogger and human rights activist Ali Abdulemam was arrested along with other political and human rights activists in Bahrain, a military court has sentenced him...

10 June 2011

Iran: Record Breaking 20-Year Jail Sentence for Blogger

Writing about Iranian bloggers offers few moments of respite. The sad stories are endless, and the threats don't seem to subside. As though repression and censorship were not enough, bad...

9 June 2011

Egypt: Timeline of Communication Shutdown during the Revolution

This diagram represents sequence of communication shutdown implemented by security agencies in Egypt and telecommunications companies between January 25th and February 6th, to control the flow of information between people.