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· May, 2008

Stories about Freedom of Speech from May, 2008

Russia: Medvedev and 1999 Apartment Bombings

Ukraine, Russia: Personae Non Gratae

On May 12, Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov was declared persona non grata in Ukraine, following his calls for Russia to take ownership of Sevastopol, a Ukrainian Black Sea naval port....

Thailand: Websites closed for “talking” about monarchy

Bangladesh: Compromised Media

Ever since Bangladesh was put under a state of emergency by an interim government supported by the military it was a testing time for Bangladesh media. The credibility of Bangladesh’s...

Hong Kong: School Girl Punished for Mean Earthquake Comment

China: Earthquake Cursing Video

Bulgaria: Stoev's Murder and Anonymous Blogging

Russia: “Medialogia”

Cuba: Free Speech?

Lebanon: An Eyewitness Report

Lebanese journalist and blogger Lelia Mezher was one of several Lebanese bloggers who worked round the clock to keep the world informed about the crisis which rocked her country when...

Cuba: Incipient Crackdown?

Iran:No Permission for 100 books to get published

Malaysia: Blogs and websites under investigation

Bermuda: Debate Shut-Down

China: International Anthopology Congress Called-off

China: Q&A with Premier Wen

An increasing number of questions are being asked as China continues to mourn for the massive number of lives lost in the earthquake in Sichuan earlier this month. Veteran news...

Hong Kong: Floating Voices

Israel: Religious Communities Object to “Sex” in Advertising

The Burma Daily Online

Iran: 10 Christians were arrested

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