· May, 2013

Stories about Activism from May, 2013

30 May 2013

Interview: Ali Abdulemam on Human Rights in Bahrain

Bahraini blogger, political activist, and Global Voices author Ali Abdulemam, who had been living in hiding in Bahrain for two years, appeared in London in early May, where he has...

Latin American and Caribbean Governments Discuss Internet Policies

Government leaders and experts from across Latin America and the Caribbean participated in the 4th annual Latin American and Caribbean ministerial conference on the information society. On the agenda were...

23 May 2013

14-year-old Citizen Journalist Killed Covering Clashes in Syria

Omar Qatifaan, a 14-year-old media activist, was killed while covering clashes between pro- and anti-government forces in the southern Daraa al-Ballad area of Syria near the border with Jordan.

21 May 2013

Irrepressible Voices: A New Human Rights Video Website

This post introduces the newly launched project Irrepressible Voices, a citizen video platform. Irrepressible Voices aims to fill the gap between citizen journalists' work and mainstream media coverage of human...

2 May 2013

The Future of the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean

Nearly 60 specialists and members of civil society gathered in Montevideo, Uruguay, to discuss the future of the Information Society in Latin America in the Caribbean. In the two sessions,...

1 May 2013

TPP: Biggest Threat to Global Internet Since ACTA?

The United States and ten governments from around the Pacific region will soon meet to hash out the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP). Negotiations of the agreement have been secretive...