· October, 2013

Stories about Human Rights from October, 2013

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GV Face: Advox at #IGF2013

  24 October 2013

Live from Bali, Indonesia, watch Advoxers Hisham Almiraat, Ellery Biddle, Sana Saleem, Nighat Dad, and other friends of GV talk about what's at stake for user rights at this year's event.

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Ethiopian Journalists Challenge Anti-Terrorism Law

  16 October 2013

Two independent online journalists have filed a complaint against Ethiopia at the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. They are challenging the country’s abuse of its anti-terrorism law to suppress free speech.

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Brazil: the New Internet Freedom Champion?

  15 October 2013

Dilma Rousseff's UN speech was met with praise from digital rights advocates around the world. Human rights lawyer Eduardo Bertoni argues that this is a positive development, but actions speak louder than words, he cautions.

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GV Face: Fighting for an Open Internet in Brazil

  12 October 2013

This week on GV Face, Global Voices' weekly video hangout series, we talk with Brazil author Raphael Tsavkko, Internet policy expert Carolina Rossini and Joana Varon, an author of Brazil's Marco Civil da Internet bill.

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My Friend is Getting Tortured for Blogging

  3 October 2013

Safy is a regular guy who has worked as an IT officer until he saw his friend get shot by riot police during the first weeks of the revolution. He could not be the ‘regular guy’ after this.

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