Stories about Censorship from September, 2020
If approved, a new scheme limiting the definition of officially recognized media will deliver a serious blow to freelance journalists and student reporters.
"Muay bravely stood up to protect the environment. Muay does not deserve to be let alone imprisoned from taking this stand."
"The alarming increase in such actions against journalists confirms that the government is bent on muzzling freedom of expression."
The Omani Sultanate passed a new decree giving security authorities further control over the internet.
As researchers, it is very difficult to know how, or even if, high profile global announcements are actually impacting users in Latin America.
I came to Turkey legally, on a passport issued by the Chinese authorities. Why did they punish my family?
Assaulted female journalist insisted on reporting the incident to the police and tracking the attacker, as a way to stand up to a culture of impunity for violence against journalists.
Group effort, research, perseverance, and Global Voices' journalism played a key role
For Asian activists, boycotting Disney's ‘Mulan’ says no to China's nationalist propaganda, censorship and police brutality
"What we're boycotting is the Western commercialization (Disney) of Chinese nationalism. . . which points to how intertwined and convoluted the interests of global capital really are."
‘We could present our revolution at a design festival': a Belarusian artist reflects on protest imagery
Many of the banners and placards waved by Belarusian protesters are works of art in their own right. Theirs is a mass movement with an artistic sensibility, says Darya Sazanovich.
A summary of key developments in August, two months after the new legislation that criminalises subversion, secession, foreign interference and inference with transportation and other infrastructure, came into effect.