Stories about Legal Threats from June, 2016
"The information war in Kyrgyzstan is a part of the broader global information war. It has always been and always will be."
Mulokozi is the latest victim of Tanzania's relatively new Cybercrime Law, which attempts to address issues such as child pornography, cyberbullying, online impersonation, and the publication of false information.
"The government itself owes contractors, food suppliers, stationery suppliers, pensioners, utility companies, and civil servants and nobody, NOBODY, has shut them down...."
The bank took Cyprian Nyakundi to court following a series of critical stories. Nyakundi calls himself a "Kenyan-based blogger who has an interest in politics, governance, corporate-fraud and human-interest stories."
"You are not a soldier, you are not a rebel, they should understand that you are just a fighter... Yes, a fighter of a noble cause."
"This is not just my personal matter or Causeway Bay Books, this is about the human rights of Hong Kong people."
"I was paralyzed by the idea of exile. This is the first time I had decided to flee the country without knowing exactly when I would return."
The case falls against a backdrop of Tanzania's Cybercrime Law, passed in 2015, which critics say gives too much power -- without meaningful oversight -- to police.
Indian right-wing political parties armed with police complaints have threatened comedian Tanmay Bhat for posting a parody video on two prominent Indian celebrities.
A Russian blogger has been arrested after working with an HBO film crew to report on the real estate situation in the wake of the Sochi Olympics.