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TikTok was blocked in Pakistan for 10 days in October 2020. Access was restored after the app's parent company ByteDance assured authorities it would bolster moderation.
"The unfounded charge of terrorism that was subsequently laid against him was clearly only created to serve the purpose of silencing Sowore."
Rather than protecting individuals’ rights, exceptions to the GDPR in some countries are limiting freedom of expression, eroding privacy, and abetting the spread of disinformation.
Activists, who have recently been released from prison, only enjoy freedom from 6am to 6pm.
"The goal is to deny a public hungry for information the reports and stories it needs to understand what is happening in a country besieged by lies and disinformation."
The Global Voices community is relieved that our colleague is safe and with his family.
Young, popular and politicized, video blogger Mehman Huseynov is a classic target of the Azerbaijani government's crackdown on civil society.
Alaa has been jailed or investigated under every Egyptian head of state who has served during his lifetime.
Jamal Khashoggi's murder forces light on other abuses in Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh blocks Skype and China goes after Twitter users.
On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, human rights organisations continue to call for the release of jailed Saudi women activists.
Public outrage forced the Attorney General's Office to suspend the jailing of the female teacher, who was sexually harassed by her boss.
Ugandans are saying #NoToSocialMediaTax because it is unconstitutional, increases poverty, targets youth, and exacerbates the digital divide.
Freedom is free, not taxed. Global Voices supports the #NotoSocialMediaTax campaign in Uganda.
Malaysiakini News Site Will Appeal Defamation Case by Gold Mining Firm, Thanks to Crowdfunding by Readers
"This could drive media away from critically investigating and reporting issues of public interest that involved big corporations. This will further shrink the media freedom in the country."
"We stand against moves to silence and scare journalists, bloggers and media practitioners just because the President and his ardent supporters dislike their news and views."
Human rights activist Raza Mehmood Khan, who was working to build peace between Pakistan and India, went missing after an event in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
"...the entire justice system itself is aligned towards keeping patriarchy and caste system intact."
"First they come for (political posts), but I am not political. Then they come for the gamers..."
A group of human rights defenders and information technology trainers continue to face jail time in Turkey and accusations that they were "aiding a terrorist organization without being a member."