Stories about Censorship from June, 2019
Struggles for political power in Myanmar, Mauritania and Ethiopia led to widespread shutdowns of internet services this week.
The blacklist shows an ongoing struggle between those vowing never to forget and authorities attempting to erase this piece of history from collective memory.
Turkish universities are being gutted of critical thinkers while academics serve time for showing solidarity with their fellow citizens.
The government and operators did not specify when access to the internet will be restored.
Nyanzi battles for her freedom of expression. Besides this case, Nyanzi still faces charges other charges of cyber harassment and offensive communication.
Pakistani bloggers face threats for online speech, Algeria shuts down social media and Indonesian police say they’re "cyber patrolling" WhatsApp.
Netizen Report: Amid demonstrations for democracy, Sudanese civilians face military violence — and internet shutdowns
From Kazakhstan to Khartoum to Hong Kong, protests brought internet shutdowns and online attacks this week.
Many are calling for more action to punish law enforcement forces that fabricated the case.
Golunov's arrest has galvanized a rare show of support from all sides of the Russian political spectrum.
"These continued attacks on press freedoms in Australia should be condemned in the strongest possible terms. Freedom of the Press to scrutinise the Govt is crucial to liberal democracy."
As China's GDP slows down, and unemployment grows, the situation will get worse with the absence of any mechanism for social dialogue. One cannot rule out violent riots.
Tiananmen commemorations: an inconvenient truth for Beijing, a dire warning for Hong Kong and Taiwan
As many witnesses and activists asked: when will Beijing finally acknowledge historical facts? When will it apologize to the families of the victims?
"Beijing's intimidation does have an impact on shaping the stories [journalists] tell and the ways that they tell it.”
The app is now legally required to store users' data for six months and provide it to the Russian authorities at their request.
By turning “likes” into “monetary rewards”, the content can remain open for public access while the authors can get their revenue from “likes”.