· February, 2016

Stories about News from February, 2016

Saudi Arabia Sentences Twitter User to 10 Years in Prison and 2,000 Lashes for Apostasy

Saudi Arabia has sentenced a Twitter user to 10 years in prison in addition to 2,000 lashes for publishing 600 tweets "which spread atheism" online.

Egyptian Writer Ahmed Naji Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for his “Sexually Explicit” Novel

A Cairo appeals court sentenced Egyptian novelist and journalist Ahmed Naji for two years in prison for publishing a chapter containing “sexually explicit” scenes from his novel The Guide of...

“A Good Day for the Internet Everywhere”: India Bans Differential Data Pricing

Indian Telecom Regulatory Authority bans differential data pricing and Facebook's large plans for Free Basics come to an end.

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