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7 July 2016
After police searched political activist and civil rights lawyer Teo Soh Lung's home and computer without a warrant, she posted about it on Facebook. Then her post was taken down.
According to a Rostov court, Detective Eliseev wanted to advance his career and win bonus pay by faking “time-consuming inspection work” and framing a man for extremism.
5 July 2016
Satirical “Street Children” stuck behind bars in Egypt, China bulks up on Internet governance, and Peru slaps Google for denying citizen 'Right to Be Forgotten'
29 June 2016
"The information war in Kyrgyzstan is a part of the broader global information war. It has always been and always will be."
23 June 2016
Lu Yuyu has been missing since June 15. Yuyu has been reporting news of mass demonstrations in China via his platform "Not in the News" since 2013.
The new comprehensive amendments threaten Russian Internet users' privacy and anonymity by cracking down on encryption and beefing up surveillance measures.
17 June 2016
"This is not just my personal matter or Causeway Bay Books, this is about the human rights of Hong Kong people."
16 June 2016
"I was paralyzed by the idea of exile. This is the first time I had decided to flee the country without knowing exactly when I would return."
10 June 2016
The case falls against a backdrop of Tanzania's Cybercrime Law, passed in 2015, which critics say gives too much power -- without meaningful oversight -- to police.
9 June 2016
Indian right-wing political parties armed with police complaints have threatened comedian Tanmay Bhat for posting a parody video on two prominent Indian celebrities.