Stories about Activism from February, 2015
As the ongoing strife in Syria fades from international headlines, Leila Nachawati writes an appeal inspired by a love letter to jailed blogger Bassel Safadi written on Valentine's Day.
Prominent Egyptian activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, an icon of the Egyptian revolution, was sentenced to five years in prison today.
The US government has issued a general license amending sanctions on Sudan to allow the export of certain personal communications technologies.
Advocates argue that the Ethiopian government's imprisonment of these individuals on spurious terror charges is arbitrary and illegal.
Even a retweet of an image or a republished post may cost Russian citizens unfettered access to the Internet—and often, their freedom.