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15 March 2017
Fundamentalist backlash to a magazine article has thrown civil society in Douma and Eastern Ghouta into turmoil, as activists and journalists struggle to get back to work.
13 March 2017
Jaysh Al-Islam Is Leading Peace Talks in Geneva, While Clamping Down on Speech in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
The group controlling the region has shut down a magazine and five well-known civil society organisations, according to activists.
6 March 2017
2 March 2017
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
27 February 2017
26 February 2017
Ruling partly leaders are calling for the "de-Sorosization" of Macedonian civil society, arguing that the country's civil sector should rely on the Macedonian government for financial support.
23 February 2017
New malware targets Iranian mac users, Facebook discloses some information about data-sharing with advertisers, and Cameroon’s regional Internet shutdown could cost the country millions.
15 February 2017
As allegations of social media manipulation surfaced, seven Kenyan Doctor’s Union officials were jailed for failing to call off an ongoing strike.
7 February 2017
The two men were sentenced to five years in prison by a Sloviansk city court for threatening the territorial integrity of Ukraine.