· October, 2008

Stories about Advocacy from October, 2008

Cross-posting for Advocacy

This guide offers us a brief introduction to how to use cross-posting for online advocacy campaign. It reviews different web 2.0 tools, showcasing successful examples where cross-posting has been used...

Sayed Pervez Kambakhsh's Sentence Commuted to 20 Years

An Afghan appeals court overturned a death sentence Tuesday for a journalism student accused of blasphemy for asking questions in class about women’s rights under Islam. But the judges still...

Australia embraces web censorship

The issue of internet censorship generally involves countries deemed non-democratic or “repressive” (something I discuss in my new book, The Blogging Revolution.) We regularly read reports about the regimes in...

Worldwide protest against surveillance: Freedom not Fear 2008

Surveillance and data retention is a problem that deserves Global attention, even for developing countries. In developing countries protests for such causes are sometimes not among the list of priorities,...

An Egyptian blogger is out of jail provided that he stop blogging

After being in jail for more than 2 months, the Egyptian blogger Mohamed Refaat was set free. Mohamed told Add-Dostour daily newspaper that the state security officers insisted that he...

Malaysia: Bloggers seek RPK's release at PM's Eid'ul Fitri celebration

Malaysian Prime Minister, Abdullah Badawi, unwittingly had more than 50 activists at Eid’ul Fitri celebrations at the Putra World Trade Centre on October 1st. About twenty of these were bloggers,...

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