Stories about Activism from June, 2014
Hong Kong: Massive DDoS Attacks Continue, Targeting Pro-Democracy News Site
Days after a massive DDoS attack on a citizen-led online voting system, news sites Apple Daily Hong Kong and Taiwan were paralyzed by hackers.
Administrative Court Lawsuit: Stop Social Media Surveillance in Egypt
Human rights groups in Egypt filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the Ministry of Interior’s plans to procure software capable of monitoring public and private conversations on social media.
Hong Kong Voting Site Suffers Massive DDoS Attack Before Civil Referendum
Thirty hours after testing their online system, Hong Kong University's voting site endured the largest distributed denial of service attack in its history.
Get the Facts: The Case of Jailed Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El Fattah
Convicted of organizing a protest without a permit, Alaa has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Get the legal facts on his case and connect with the #FreeAlaa campaign here.
Moroccan Rapper Behind Bars While Justin Timberlake Performs A Few Miles Away
Activists have launched a campaign to free local rapper El-Haqed, who was arrested under what they say are trumped up charges, while the state sponsors Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys.