· July, 2013

Stories about News from July, 2013

Netizen Report: The Manning Verdict

In the US this week, Bradley Manning was convicted of twenty charges filed against him by the US government. In the MENA region, bloggers face new threats from government.

New Philippine Congress Tackles Digital Rights

After only a week in session, lawmakers have proposed multiple laws that seek to protect user rights online and promote public access to the Internet.

Netizen Report: India Suspends Mobile Broadband in Kashmir

This week's report begins in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, where the government has responded to ongoing religious tensions by throttling Internet access.

Digital Citizen المواطن الرقمي 1.0

Digital Citizen is a monthly review of news, policy, and research on human rights and technology in the Arab World. This is our first edition.

Netizen Report: France Bags ‘Hadopi’ Law, Germany Pushes for Data Protection

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. We begin this edition in the EU, where last...

Philippine Online Harassment Bill Could Threaten Speech

In an effort to protect women and children against online abuses, Philippine Senator Nancy Binay has filed a bill called Electronic Violence Against Women. Some are worried that the measure,...

Netizen Report: Gambia to Ban Internet Activism?

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. This week we begin in Gambia, where lawmakers have...

Advocates Keep Spotlight on Le Quoc Quan

The trial of Le Quoc Quan, one of Vietnam’s most active human rights defenders and an outspoken blogger, has been postponed by the Vietnamese government without explanation. The blogger has...

Netizen Report: Iran's President-Elect “Likes” Open Internet

Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. This week we begin in Iran, where president-elect Hassan...

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