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· September, 2005

Stories about Freedom of Speech from September, 2005

30 September 2005

Chinese Bloggers on the New Internet Regulation

Ministry of Information Industry of China issued a new regulation called “Rules on the Administration of Internet News Information Services” (For Chinese Original and unofficial English Translation of the document),...

29 September 2005

The Kurdish Blogosphere-Identities of Silence

Recently on the Iraqi Bloggers Central an epic seven part update on the Kurdish/Iraqi blogs was written. While the summary was excellent (and a highly recommended read!) it also begs...

27 September 2005

IRC chat about RSF Guide for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents

Log file opened at: 9/27/05 10:41:55 AM ethanz: Hi friends – we'll start in about three more minutes ethanz: I'm logging the session and will post the transcript, so this...

22 September 2005

Venezuela: The Censored Dossier

In Friday, Dossier was suspended. A full coverage can be found at El espacio de Lubrio. An ambiguous official statement from the Ministry of Communication and Information and VTV board...

21 September 2005

It's Out! Handbook for Bloggers & Cyber-Dissidents

Reporters Without Borders has given Global Voices a sneak peak at the Handbook For Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents before its official Thursday release. Click here to download the full booklet. Thanks...

19 September 2005

Guide for bloggers and cyberdissidents

Reporters Without Borders will release a “Guide for bloggers and cyberdissidents” on the 22nd of September. It will be available on the RWB's website in five languages (English, French, Persian,...

Malaysia: Bloggers’ pre-emptive strike

Freedom of speech or is it blatant abuse of Internet as a channel for expression? Come over to Malaysia. Just as the Singaporean government was hauling in three bloggers within...

Singapore cracks down on bloggers

Freedom of speech or is it blatant abuse of Internet as a channel for expression? Just as Malaysian bloggers are getting jittery over seditious commentaries being posted by readers in...

13 September 2005

Two Singapore bloggers charged for sedition for racist comments online

Two Singapore bloggers have been charged under the Sedition Act for posting racist comments online. The last time the Sedition Act was invoked in Singapore was at least 10 years...

11 September 2005

China: Yahoo! furore

1 September 2005

Freedom of Speech News

The latest developments on threats to Freedom of Speech over the past week. With Reporters sans frontières China: Two cyber-dissidents put under surveillance during UN human rights visit The Chinese...

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