Stories about Advocacy from September, 2019
Serbian journalists expose a ruling party bot application used to manipulate readers’ comments on media websites
Investigative journalists discovered that a mobile application linked to their country's ruling party IP address was used for automatic voting on user comments on websites of popular media outlets.
The state-run TV helped publicise doxxing site hkleaks.ru, which targeted pro-democracy lawmakers, student activists and journalists in Hong Kong.
In response to a five-week long shutdown, a court ordered telecommunications companies to apologise to customers.
Journalist Verica Marinčić was stalked and attacked by a member of the 'Night Wolves' biker group, after posting a photo of his car, parked illegally.
The prime minister is suing The Online Citizen over an article that tackled the leader’s public feud with his siblings.
The case against investigative journalist Tomislav Kezarovski is considered an example of judicial corruption during the country’s democratic backsliding between 2006 and 2017.
Istraga became notorious for its smear attacks against voices critical of the Vučić regime, including journalists and non-governmental organisations.
Under a new regulation, local streaming services like Netflix are required to adjust their content to the regulator's rules and guidelines.
Hong Kong Reddit-like LIHKG faces unprecedented DDoS attacks redirected from Chinese Internet companies
Massive web traffics are redirected through two Chinese companies to pro-democracy web forum LIHKG from all over the world.
''Beyond the joke that "every breath you take" seems like it could be written by the NSA, we realized that this is about a man that spies on a woman.''
The Bangladeshi government has ordered telecommunications companies to block cell phone access at Rohingya camps, on the pretext of protecting ‘national security.’
The security services spare no effort to target and silence the human rights movement of Kuwait's stateless community.
For exposing government corruption, Nigerian journalist Agba Jalingo has been charged with treason, terrorism, cultism and public disturbance.