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· May, 2006

Stories about Freedom of Speech from May, 2006

31 May 2006

China: Down with reactionary blogger

Hong Kong: June 4 and civic rights movement

Belarus: Hunger Strikes and Persecutions

Kurdistance: NGO Project Update

Ok, so maybe the title of today's post is a little bit of a misnomer, but our commentators today all mention NGO projects…and I'll give you some extra links to...

Jailed Cartoonist, Riots in Universities & Anniversary of a Victory

Last week Global Voices reported about the cartoon affair and unrest in Azeri community. This affair goes on and Mana Neyestani, the cartoonist who drew this cartoon, and his editor,...

Iran: Student Leaders in Jail

30 May 2006

Caribbean: What blogging is for

Latvia: Second Gay Pride Parade

Russia: “Moscow Has Lost Its Pride”

Russia: “And You Call It A Gay [Pride] Parade?”

This past Saturday marked the 13th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Russia, and a number of people attempted to take part in a gay pride parade in Moscow...

29 May 2006

Be irrepressible! a campaign for global internet freedom

As more and more nations carve up the so-called global, borderless internet into separate spheres of control through filtering and censorship, often using technology supplied by large IT companies, Amnesty...

Russia: Pogrom Instead of Gay Pride

Nepal Moving Towards Peace Talks

After the victory of the April Revolution, and a major House Proclamation that has seriously curbed the powers of the king and renamed the army from Royal Nepal Army to...

Ethiopia: More websites barred.

Belarus: Helsinki Committee Banned

Estonia: Interview With Aili Jogi

China: Wu Hao case

China: Jailed journalist campaign

Ethiopia: Shortsighted government

26 May 2006

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken

From Egypt… Malek who was scheduled to be free few days ago is now officially free. He just made his first post, titled: Free Morning. Malek writes: الحمدلله تم الافراج...

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