· October, 2009

Stories about Advocacy from October, 2009

28 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Video blogger trial postponed… again

In what many consider to be a politically motivated trial to stifle dissent in Azerbaijan, video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli once again appeared in court today....

20 October 2009

United States:Aftermath of G20 protest suppression

Pittsburgh hosted G20 summit last month (September 22-25), which was marred by protests and the controversial way in which authorities went about suppressing dissent through Twitter. Activist Elliot Madison who...

17 October 2009

Morocco: Press Freedoms Backsliding

2009 has not been a good year for press freedom in Morocco, and over the past few months, actions against journalists seem to be escalating.  Although journalists are aware of...

Anonymous Blogging with WordPress and Tor guide in Persian

The Anonymous Blogging with Wordpress and Tor guide is now available in Persian thanks to this translation by an Iranian blogger and friend who wants to remain anonymous. The guide...

16 October 2009

Egypt: Security beats Blogger badly

Today, Friday 16th October, the Egyptian blogger Demagh Mak and his brother had been stopped for “ID check” in Tanta (Egyptian Province) by a police officer named Mohamed El-Dahrawy. For...

10 October 2009

Iran's Internet: Whirlpool and fear

While the world is trying to free the web, Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is going to make it much more barred. Recently, a site which is called Gerdab...

7 October 2009

Anonymous Blogging with WordPress and Tor guide in Italian

The Anonymous Blogging with Wordpress and Tor guide is now available in Italian thanks to this translation by Jan Reister from Nazione Indiana blog. The guide outlines several methods of...

5 October 2009

Turkey: Violating online free speech

Turkey, a modern democracy which takes pride in staying secular despite intense pressure from Islamic fundamentalists, unfortunately is actively engaged in curtailing online free speech. Since September 18,2009 MySpace, a...

3 October 2009

Pakistan: Army Human Rights Video being censored

A certain video showing images of Pakistan Army's military brutality during its offensive in Swat has surfaced across the web. BBC: The video shows of an officer in Pakistani army...