· April, 2017

Stories about Harassment from April, 2017

Netizen Report: Online Battles Break Out Amid Elections in Armenia and Ecuador

LiveJournal bans "political solicitation" in Russia (its new home), Google contemplates a return to China, and Bangladesh's telecom regulator rejects a proposed Facebook bedtime ban.

Ecuadorian Elections Marked by Website Outages, Twitter Suspensions

Along with pro-opposition websites, some media rights groups saw a sharp decline in traffic on the evening of the election.

Criminal Case Against Indian Poet Provokes Controversy Over Speech Rights

The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.

Pre-Vote Shenanigans — And Fake News — Cloud Armenia's General Election

The build up to #Armvote17 showcased a sample of the online tactics favoured by modern-day vote manipulators.

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