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· November, 2018

Stories about Digital Activism from November, 2018

Meet the women's rights activists behind bars in Saudi Arabia

On International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, human rights organisations continue to call for the release of jailed Saudi women activists.

How will Google plug into China’s all-encompassing internet censorship regime?

How far is Google willing to go to get the Chinese government's blessing?

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan sets the ‘war on terror’ record straight on Twitter

The "record needs to be put straight on Mr. Trump's tirade against Pakistan," said Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in a Twitter spat with the U.S. president.

#QanoonSabKayLiye: A social media campaign promoting legal awareness in Pakistan

#QanoonSabKayLiye campaign is a series of Facebook and Twitter posts that explain the rights and obligations of the citizens under the Constitution of Pakistan.

How Bangladesh's airport authorities are using YouTube to change public behaviour

Thanks to innovative efforts using YouTube and Facebook, airport authorities have begun to decrease crime and help passengers in Bangladesh's biggest airport.

Tokyo Immigration Bureau accidentally highlights the plight of refugees in Japan

To critics, the pinned tweet wasn't about graffiti at all, but was instead a reaction to criticism of how the immigration body treats refugees, undocumented workers and others in detention.

Welcome to the ‘New Turkey': Five years after Gezi park, protesters face new threats of arrest

What seemed like a spike in repression against civil society advocates and intellectuals may actually be the new normal.

Netizen Report: Tanzania’s crackdown on free speech targets media advocates from CPJ

Committee to Protect Journalists staffers were detained in Tanzania, China is flagging fake news on Weibo and activists across Africa face arrest on defamation charges.

Activists in Macedonia win fight for clean water despite years of dismissal by former government

"Clear drinking water without arsenic is a present for the people of Gevgelija on 7th of November"

Western Saharan media activist Bashir Khadda suspends 45-day hunger strike in Moroccan prison

Khadda is among 25 activists prosecuted and jailed by Moroccan authorities for their roles in the 2010 Gdeim Izik protest movement.

From football fans to bookworms: the many faces of Brazil's resistance

We have listed here a few of the Brazil headlines that didn't make it across to English-speaking media.

Netizen Report: How WhatsApp (and $3 million) helped carry Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro to victory

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.

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