Stories about Feature from May, 2014
Estimates of the death toll from June 4, 1989 range from a few hundred to the thousands. The Chinese government has prohibited all forms of discussion online or offline since.
The military says that it must control TV, radio stations and the Internet as a way to ensure that “truthful” and “correct” information is disseminated to the population.
Pro-Kremlin Internet activists are now targeting tech volunteers working for Russia's top blogger, who is already blocked online and under house arrest.
On May 22, Bassel Safadi will celebrate his 33rd birthday -- his third in a prison cell in Damascus. We do not want him to spend his birthday alone. We want him to hear our voices loud and clear and know that we are still supporting his case.
Nine bloggers and journalists are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. GV author Endalk Chala, a close friend of the detainees, speaks about the case.
A newly proposed law on the Information Society in Mauritania would limit free expression and prohibit the use of encryption. Activists are speaking out against the legislation.
Eleven members of the pro-democracy February 20 Movement were detained in April after joining a labor protest. Using #FreeSimpson and #FreeKoulchi hashtags, supporters are calling for their release.
As one journalist put it, members of the leading online activist group were “found guilty of being bright, intelligent, brave and honest.”
“If you don’t have Internet order, how can you have Internet freedom?” This report looks at recent critiques of the open Internet debate from China, and a creative campaign for better Internet service in Bolivia.