Stories about Digital Activism from May, 2018
‘We'll find you and hang you': Russian bloggers threatened for their efforts at doxxing pro-government Cossacks
"It all started with some attempts at hacking the Telegram bot, and then some pretty real threats started pouring in."
"If something should be clear, it is that the youth won't ever be the same. We won't see the places where the massacre occurred in the same way."
"The concept of 'normal' or 'natural' is as relative as humanity itself."
The protests demanding justice in the death of 21-year-old David Dragičević have spread throughout Bosnia and its diaspora.
Human rights advocates say security forces are extrajudicially killing those suspected of drug crimes.
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world.
"We want the idea that 'you must have been doing something to attract a chikan' to stop!"
"What could be considered the first document of its kind in Cuba [...] includes 63 specific demands and is divided into two sections: legislative measures and policies, plans and strategies."
"There must be consequences for those who choose to abuse and not to comply... We say to the women who are speaking up: we hear you, we are with you."
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Whether a sign of independence or authoritarianism, Burundi's constitutional referendum appears to have further cemented divisions.
In Turkish, "tamam" means "that's enough". And that is exactly what Turks are saying to the president.
As Russia's government effort to ban Telegram falters, digital activists are pranking the censorship agency
Tech-savvy Russians are having fun at the censorship agency's expense while it's attempting to ban their favorite messenger.
"They expect more women to come into politics, but when there's no support for us or action taken against harassers, we are left wondering if we are wasting our time."
Poor or disappearing network coverage during mass protest in Russia is not unprecedented, but now activists are saying the telecom companies are intentionally degrading the service quality on police's orders.
Bulgarian environmental activists score important court victory in struggle to #SavePirin National Park
"Great news for @zazemiata + thousands of people protesting against plans to damage #Pirin national park in Bulgaria! #SavePirin"