Stories about Human Rights from June, 2017
Press freedom in Yemen is facing "eradication".
"I wrote blogs and continued to express my views on issues like democracy, corruption, territorial sovereignty. This is something that anybody could do, and to be honest, everybody should do."
The rise in use of digital surveillance tools has become part and parcel of Mexico's ongoing internal armed conflict.
The centrist administration of President Hassan Rouhani has been publicly criticized by Iran's hardline political factions for refusing to censor some of Telegram’s features.
Evidence shows that espionage tools have been used for years against Mexican activists, journalists and people who hold dissenting opinions or oppose the current government in some form.
Blocked websites are known for their criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
Miriam was a four-year-old the last time she saw her father: "I try to remember you. Your voice, your hugs, but I can’t."
The blocked websites have been critical of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
Nassar Jaradat criticized a Palestinian official who stated that the Western Wall should “remain under Israeli sovereignty".
After Campaigning on Internet Freedom, Iranian President's ICT Minister Boasts of Internet Censorship
ICT Minister announced that Rouhani had effectively improved methods to control the Internet space as well as shut down a number of platforms.
"Many friends have also confided tht seeing me go thru all wht i've had to has made thm self censor even more. Climate of fear persists"
“We have one message to those who are trying to destroy the institutions of India and everything it stands for: we will fight for our country and overcome these forces."
“I streamed it live so that my friends could watch it because my son participated in the drama. I did not intend to defame the military," the activist told reporters.
"Many people believe that the previous government, run by ex-generals, created such a legal mechanism to be able to sue those who stood against their administration."
"I’ve lived all my life dreaming of Freedom, and Bassel taught me to embrace it. I feel overwhelmed when I mention his name."
This blackout is broader in scope and scale than past ones, effectively eliminating Ethiopia from the map of the global Internet.