Stories about Legal Threats from March, 2012

18 March 2012

Bahrain: Where is Ali Abdulemam?

As I daily check my facebook messages and notifications, I also check Ali Abdelemam’s profile. Everyday I wonder if there are any posts from him. Everyday I check his wall...

11 March 2012

UAE: Activist Arrested for his Tweets

With the birth of the Arab Spring, the United Arab Emirates’ authorities seem to be intimidated by any voice asking for reforms and change. The start was with the arbitrary...

9 March 2012

Annual Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China, 2011

Chinese Human Rights Defenders has released its annual report on the situation of human rights defenders in China (2011). Despite the harsh crackdown on the Internet, netizens and activists continue...

2 March 2012

China: Netizen detained for 3 days for reposting message to QQ group

A Poet, Zhou Nan, based in Wenzhou city, Zhejiang was arrested by re-posting a micro-blog message by Long Yihai in his QQ group. [QQ group is a popular online platform...