· April, 2016

Stories about Activism from April, 2016

LGBT Activists Arrested at Bengali New Year March, Later Released

Police held five persons for reportedly suspicious behaviour, alleging that they were trying to initiate a "gay rally".

Netizen Report: Advocates Stand Up to Cybercrime Legislation in Brazil and Pakistan

Cybercrime battles rage in Pakistan and Brazil, Italian regulators put a lid on Hacking Team, and Wikimedia loses copyright fight in Sweden.

Iranian Blogger Struggles for Health and Freedom After 18 Days on Hunger Strike

Anti-censorship activist and blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki has been on hunger strike since March 26, and his health is deteriorating rapidly.

Netizen Report: US-Iran Tensions Rise Over Cyber Conflict, Human Rights

Death toll rises yet again for secular Bangladeshis, China scrubs #PanamaPapers from the Web and Egypt exploits two-step verification to target activists' online accounts.

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