Stories about Legal Threats from December, 2018
From blocked websites to revoked media licenses to account shutdowns, censorship comes in many forms. Here are a few we saw in 2018.
Bangladesh is blocking websites, Sudanese telcos are blocking WhatsApp and Slack is kicking Iranians off the platform, even when they're not in Iran.
Alaa has been jailed or investigated under every Egyptian head of state who has served during his lifetime.
"How can a prime minister be offended by someone sharing a Facebook post?"
The number of Twitter users who have been directly threatened by authorities is estimated to be in the hundreds or even more.
Lebanon's Cybercrimes Bureau also asked him to sign a pledge to not speak about the case again, but he refused.