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· October, 2016

Stories about Digital Activism from October, 2016

6 October 2016

He's Only 6 Years Old, but India's Chef Kicha Has Fans All Over the World

"Kicha, you were adorable on the show. For a young six year old to be on Ellen's show was awesome and you did a great job. What an accomplishment."

5 October 2016

As Violence Escalates in Ethiopia, Zone9 and Other Prominent Bloggers Face New Legal Threats

Advox

Seyoum Teshome, a prominent member of the embattled community of Ethiopian online writers was arrested last Friday. Meanwhile, the Zone9 bloggers are scheduled to return to court on October 21.

Hong Kong's Iconic Post-WWII State Theatre Faces Demolition

"Indisputably an architectural gem both locally and worldwide...it surely has the potential to develop into a tourism highlight and a cultural landmark that Hong Kong people can be proud of."

3 October 2016

Help End the Imprisonment of Iranian Web Developer Saeed Malekpour

Advox

Saeed Malekpour was arrested and jailed in 2008 over someone else's use of his open source code to upload pornographic material to the Internet.

2 October 2016

Polish Pro-Choice Protest Movement Prepares Nationwide Strike on “Black Monday”

On October 3 many women in Poland will not be at their work stations, and housewives will leave domestic chores undone.

1 October 2016

Colombians Clash Online, Hoping to End the Country's Armed Conflict

After more than five decades of armed conflict between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a peace settlement is finally at hand, if voters want it.

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