· June, 2012

Stories about Activism from June, 2012

19 June 2012

“Bloggers are cultural mediators” Interview with Ivan Sigal

Ivan Sigal, Executive Director of Global Voices, spoke with Amnesty International Germany about the origins and goals of Global Voices. He explains in particular the role of bloggers in the...

8 June 2012

Taiwan: Facebook's Deactivation of User Accounts Triggered Free Speech Concerns

Several Taiwanese activists and politicians had their Facebook accounts suspended on June 1st, which triggered Taiwanese users' concern over the limitation on free speech.

7 June 2012

Nabeel Rajab: Tweeting from prison!

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...

5 June 2012

China: Annual June 4 Censorship Battle

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...

2 June 2012

Hong Kong: A Large Number of Facebook User Accounts Suspended at the Eve of Annual June 4 Vigil

Every year, before the annual vigil of June 4th Massacre in Hong Kong, concerned citizens would urge their friends to attend the vigil together via Facebook and other social media....