Stories about Sub-Saharan Africa from November, 2014
Digital Security Guide for African Environmental Rights Defenders
As they increasingly use digital advocacy and communication tools to do their work, environmental rights defenders in Africa have become more and more vulnerable to cyber-attacks and online harassment.
UPDATE: Gambian Blogger Released As Outrage Escalates
Jaw was released as students planned mass demonstrations to demand his freedom. The arrest of the young blogger and activist attracted substantial condemnation on social media.
Blogger and Women's Rights Activist Detained in The Gambia
Gambian authorities have neither confirmed nor denied arresting Sait Matty Jaw. Supporters are rallying on Facebook at the Free Sait Matty Jaw page.
Digital Citizen 2.0
In this edition of Digital Citizen, a review of human rights and technology news in the Arab World, we look at threats to bloggers and online activists across the region.