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· October, 2007

Stories about Freedom of Speech from October, 2007

Ukraine: Svyatoslav Vakarchuk

China: Facebook

China: Online Discussion Control

Egypt: Roukana Hamour's Plight

Egypt: Jail for Journalists

Russia: Remembering Victims of 1937; Podcasting Their Names

Russia: Chessbase on Kasparov

Burkina Faso: Blogs Help Burkinabe Skirt Censorship

In Burkina Faso, blogging is more than a pastime. It is the eyes and ears of thousands of net users. That's why from October 11th to the 17th, during the...

Uzbekistan: Requiem to Slain Journalist

China and Hong Kong: Netizens Criticize Arrogant CCTV Reporter

Russia: Artists for Khodorkovsky, Against Putin

Poland: Roman Giertych's Out of Politics

Morocco: Stop Internet Censorship!

In March of 2006, Livejournal, the popular blogging site, was blocked by the state-controlled telecommunications provider Maroc Telecom (a subsidiary of Vivendi International), depriving Moroccan citizens of access to the...

Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Song for Burma

Uzbekistan: Another Voice Silenced

China: Chinese Nominees for the BoBs

This year the Best of Blogs voting has started in Oct 22, 2007. You can cast your vote online for the best weblogs, videoblogs and podcasts. According to Deutsche Welle,...

Russia: Bloggers On George W. Bush and “Russian DNA”

The U.S. president's recent comments about "Russian DNA" did not cause as much of an uproar as did race comments by James Watson, a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA...

Syrian blogger Roukana Hamour has been Kidnapped

Update: Last night (October 26), we've received a call from Rokana Hamour. She is fine. She has been interrogated by the Syrian Security Services about a comment left on her...

Barbados, Dominica: Journalist Sued

China: Official excess met with humor, scorn, death threats

Bloggers for some reason kept mostly or dead quiet about the 17th Party Congress while it was being held during the third week of this month, and now that it's...

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