Stories about Free Expression from December, 2018
From blocked websites to revoked media licenses to account shutdowns, censorship comes in many forms. Here are a few we saw in 2018.
Bangladesh is blocking websites, Sudanese telcos are blocking WhatsApp and Slack is kicking Iranians off the platform, even when they're not in Iran.
Internet users remain divided over whether or not Google's supposed return to China is a good thing -- or not.
"How can a prime minister be offended by someone sharing a Facebook post?"
The number of Twitter users who have been directly threatened by authorities is estimated to be in the hundreds or even more.
Lebanon's Cybercrimes Bureau also asked him to sign a pledge to not speak about the case again, but he refused.
Jamal Khashoggi's murder forces light on other abuses in Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh blocks Skype and China goes after Twitter users.