Stories about Tunisia from April, 2007
Online Freedom for All: Some cases worth supporting
In my last article, “Lessons from the Free Kareem campaign”, I talked about campaigning and why some jailed and persecuted bloggers and online writers are winning sympathy, while others have difficulty attracting the attention of the public. I also discussed the logic behind the success or the failure of campaigning,...
Unblock Dailymotion campaign
Following the ban imposed by the Tunisian authorities on the popular video sharing site Dailymotion, Tunisian bloggers and activists have launched the “Unblock Dailymotion campaign”, on April 6th, 2007, in order to highlight the unfair ban and to draw the public attention to the aggressive censorship prevailing in the country.
Tunisia blocks access to Dailymotion
Sunday, 1st April 2007, the Tunisian authorities have blocked access to the popular French video sharing site Dailymotion, wrote the Tunisian blogger Astrubal. “The blocking of the www.dailymotion.com site may have been prompted by the posting of a number of videos on the political situation in Tunisia” said Reporters Without...