· June, 2012

Stories about Activism from June, 2012

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Nabeel Rajab: Tweeting from prison!

  7 June 2012

Nabeel Rajab, the President of Bahrain Centre for Human Rights , who was released on bail last week, has been arrested again. Just like last time, Nabeel Rajab is detained for posting what the Bahraini government considers insulting posts on his Twitter  handle. As a result, he will be detained for 7...

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China: Annual June 4 Censorship Battle

  5 June 2012

Yesterday was the annual candle light vigil for commemorating the June 4 Massacre in Hong Kong. Across the border in mainland China, it was a date for internet censorship. The typical censorship measure is the filtering of sensitive words related with numbers, time, memory, places, organizations and names, as listed...

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