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· September, 2008

Stories about Freedom of Speech from September, 2008

30 September 2008

Czech Republic: EU Presidency

Slovakia: Hungarian Minority

Belarus: The Election

Iran: Mr. Ahmadinejad in New York

While Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinjad, addressed the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday declaring that "the American empire'' and "Zionist regime" [Israel] are nearing collapse, pro-democracy Iranians and 3,000 people mobilized...

Brazil: Bloggers’ magazine on democracy

Cuba: Independent Journalists

29 September 2008

Tajikistan: Another Journalist Targeted

Lebanon: A Blogger's Debut

Deaf Awareness Week: Organizing Offline activities Online

This last segment of the Deaf Awareness Week (part 1, part 2) shows us how the deaf use their videos to organize their communities and strenghten their offline ties.

28 September 2008

Blogger of the Week: Sami Ben Gharbia

This week's Blogger of the Week is none other than Global Voices Advocacy Director Sami Ben Gharbia, known for his dedication to the fight against oppression and censorship. Sami is...

China: Will a Nobel Peace Prize really hurt our feelings?

Hu Jia's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize has raised the question: are The Chinese People easily upset by the notion of human rights? Party spokesman Liu Jianchao would have...

Iran:Filtering in Iran in One Web Day in Oxford

26 September 2008

Egypt: Jihad Hackers

Is Jihad spilling from the ground on to the virtual world? Egyptian blogger Marwa Rakha writes here (and here) about how the internet has affected the ongoing debate between the...

24 September 2008

Singapore: Editor found guilty of defamation

Deaf Awareness Week: Striving for Quality Education

On this second part of the Deaf Awareness Week posts (part one), we bring you a perspective on education for the deaf, and the different challenges it implies. First, from...

23 September 2008

Critical Myanmar online portal hacked

Kuwait: YouTube Ban Lifted

News about YouTube being blocked in Kuwait hit the headlines yesterday, with bloggers frustrated over what they described as yet another intrusion on freedom of speech in their country. The...

Cuba: The Power of Books

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