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29 April 2016
26 April 2016
The Russian Prosecutor General claims that Ukrainian nationalist group "Right Sector" used the Russian social network VKontakte to organize "mass riots and unsanctioned public events."
24 April 2016
"We declare yet again, by opening this absurd criminal investigation the government of Azerbaijan is creating barriers to freedom of speech, and journalism activity."
20 April 2016
"If your family is humiliated and bullied, wouldn't you stand up to help them? I don't understanding what you are laughing at."
17 April 2016
Tanzanian netizen Isaac Habakuk Emily is accused of posting a controversial Facebook message "insulting" the president of Tanzania.
15 April 2016
12 April 2016
Following criticism, the Commission made some changes to the most controversial elements of the legislation. But a battle still lies ahead.
11 April 2016
"If somebody insults a politicians on a social media platform, the platform will be obligated to remove the content in a maximum of 48 hours."
Anti-censorship activist and blogger Hossein Ronaghi Maleki has been on hunger strike since March 26, and his health is deteriorating rapidly.
10 April 2016
7 April 2016
Roscomnadzor's advice to Russian media outlets reporting on instances of suicide is based on recommendations from the WHO, but needs "more work" to be in line with the Russian legislation.
6 April 2016
5 April 2016
New rules will require leading foreign companies including Microsoft and Apple to register their sites' domain names with local DNS providers in order to remain accessible in China.
The leaked files reveal offshore companies linked to China's top leader, who has vowed to fight "armies of corruption". But most mainland Chinese haven't even heard about them.
The issue of public debt in Macedonia, one of Europe's poorest countries, is a touchy one.
The Deputy Minister’s visit reportedly was marked with obnoxious name calling, threats and shouts that shocked clients and security personnel at the bank.
4 April 2016
"The Thai junta’s fears of a red plastic bowl show its intolerance of dissent has reached the point of absolute absurdity."
3 April 2016
'Kazakhstan has drawn criticism ... for what media rights advocates have described as the excessively punitive libel damages sometimes levelled at journalists.'
31 March 2016
"If junta thinks forbidding me to travel abroad would silence me then they're mistaken. I will continue to scrutinize and criticize them."