Stories about Legal Threats from November, 2014
Serbian authorities have increasingly been calling online activists in for questioning. Now activist Marko Živković is being called into court for publicly complaining about milk regulations 20 months ago.
This week's report covers Venezuela's new draft law on "cyber terrorism", Google's latest woes in the EU, and new security guides from some of our favorite experts.
"Censorship is no longer a relic of the past, it's the present that we must fight against."
A former inmate released from detention last month revealed that the activist blogger is being tortured in prison. Supporters in Vietnam and around the world are campaigning for his release.
Jaw was released as students planned mass demonstrations to demand his freedom. The arrest of the young blogger and activist attracted substantial condemnation on social media.
Following the death of Hasan Alshaikh due to torture, Global Voices author Mohamed Hassan details his own experience being tortured by Bahrain authorities.
Nattanan Warintarawet, who vocally defends free assembly and expression, spoke with Global Voices about her experience in promoting reforms in the military-backed government of Thailand.
Gambian authorities have neither confirmed nor denied arresting Sait Matty Jaw. Supporters are rallying on Facebook at the Free Sait Matty Jaw page.
In this week's roundup, we look at media repression in Mexico, steep regulations for US tech companies in Asia, and the rioting pussycats of the Turkish Internet.
Experts see the attacks as emblematic of the proverbial price paid by foreign companies that choose to make their services available in China.