· October, 2009

Stories about News from October, 2009

Azerbaijan: Video blogger trial postponed… again

In what many consider to be a politically motivated trial to stifle dissent in Azerbaijan, video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli once again appeared in court today....

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps launch 40 IRGC’s blogs

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced that more than forty blogs have been created to struggle against IRGC’s enemies on cyber space. This action has taken place in the township...

United States:Aftermath of G20 protest suppression

Pittsburgh hosted G20 summit last month (September 22-25), which was marred by protests and the controversial way in which authorities went about suppressing dissent through Twitter. Activist Elliot Madison who...

Turkey: Violating online free speech

Turkey, a modern democracy which takes pride in staying secular despite intense pressure from Islamic fundamentalists, unfortunately is actively engaged in curtailing online free speech. Since September 18,2009 MySpace, a...

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