· July, 2009

Stories about News from July, 2009

Azerbaijan: Appeal of bloggers rejected ahead of National Media Day

On 20th of July, Baku Court of Appeals was going to consider the cases of Adnan Hajizada and Emin Milli, two youth activists and bloggers recently beaten and detained in...

Democracy movement under attack in Vietnam

Vietnam's growing democracy movement is under attack from the state once again.Pro-democracy blogger Nguyen Tien Trung was arrested earlier this month. According to Reporters Without Borders “Nguyen Tien Trung’s arrest...

Australia debates internet censorship

It is not only China or Iran. Australia is debating internet censorship, in its case to protect children from online predators. But the proposal is off to a rocky start...

Information on riots in Urumqi slow to come by

China’s Muslim ethnic minority-the Uighurs are facing Beijing’s wrath after riots broke out in city of Urumqi in province of Xinjiang. The government has largely censored news, pictures and videos...

Iran:The head of Judiciary targets hostile websites

According to news sites “the head of Iran's judiciary called on Sunday for the prosecution of people working for increasingly influential anti-establishment satellite TV channels and websites.”

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