Stories about Advocacy from November, 2014
University Teacher Unpopular with Islamist Hardliners is Killed in Bangladesh
A Facebook group claimed responsibility for hacking to death a university professor. After a few days of receiving abuse reports from users, Facebook took down the page.
At Home and Around the World, Supporters Demand Justice for Vietnamese Blogger Dang Xuan Dieu
A former inmate released from detention last month revealed that the activist blogger is being tortured in prison. Supporters in Vietnam and around the world are campaigning for his release.
Online Campaign to Support Russian LGBT Teens Is Charged with ‘Gay Propaganda’
It is hard to underestimate the chilling effect the crackdown on Children-404 might have. The LGBT community is one of the least respected, most maligned groups in Russian society.
After 25 Years, Have Hungarians Finally Realized They Live in a Democracy?
The notion that Hungary is becoming an 'illiberal state' is nothing new. Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Hungarians are standing up to demand a real democracy.