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· June, 2011

Stories about Digital Activism from June, 2011

20 June 2011

Kazakhstan: Fighting Internet Piracy

Kazakhstan is undergoing a new scandalous development with regards the Internet – this time about regulation of copyright online. On 29 April, 2011, a special roundtable that brought together lawyers,...

South Korea: Actress-Activist Spearheads Protests with Social Media

In South Korea, entertainers are changing the political landscape by spearheading protests in social media. Among several influential comedians and actors, actress-activist Kim Yeo-jin, has been the most controversial figures...

Russia: Video Reports From Anti-Seliger, Opposition Summer Camp

19 June 2011

Macedonia: Pro-Government Media Promote Protest Impostors

On the eve of the big protest against police brutality scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Skopje, several pro-government media outlets tried to manipulate the public by showing an anti-opposition announcement...

China: Attack on a #netfreedom Blogger

For all the talk of Internet freedom, little of it takes into account the bleaker reality of inhabiting Chinese cyberspace. Influential tech blogger William Long addresses this with a post...

18 June 2011

Saudi Arabia: Women Behind the Wheel

Several Saudi women took the wheel yesterday to break the siege on driving in Saudi Arabia, where women are banned from driving cars. The campaign to drive was announced on...

Malaysia: Hacktivist Group Attacks Government Websites

At least 50 other government websites in Malaysia were attacked by international ‘hacktivist’ group Anonymous last Thursday over the government’s proposed censoring of several file sharing websites. Online reactions were...

17 June 2011

Macedonia: Gathering Prohibited in a Public Space?

Azerbaijan: Jailed activist's mother detained

Moldova: +1 Vote Campaign Buzz Ahead of Local Elections

Moldova’s capital Chisinau is set to witness another democratic exercise on June 19, when the final round of the local election will decide whether the city will have a liberal...

Cuba: Twitter Users Will Meet for the First Time

The first meeting of Cuban Twitter users was announced by @leunamrguez (Leunam Rodríguez), for July 1st starting at 4pm on central 23rd street and 12 La Habana. The event has...

Macedonia: Protest Achievements So Far

As more people act upon the awareness that the increasing visibility abroad or among foreigners within Macedonia is an important aspect of the ongoing protests, translations and original tweets/blog posts...

Macedonia: Twitter as a Vehicle for the Protests

Macedonia: Concerns Over Anti-Protest Collusion of Facebook and Police

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