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· November, 2008

Stories about Freedom of Speech from November, 2008

30 November 2008

Korea: The Birth of Internet Netizen Legend

A new Hong Gil Dong [EN] emerged on the Internet of Korea! A netizen who is just known as “Minerva” started writing his economic analysis in Agora—a Netizens’ panel— in...

The Baltics, India: “The Dangers of Turning a Minority into an Underclass”

29 November 2008

Tunisia: Facebook Case Thrown Out of Court

A Tunisian court threw out a case against the censorship facing Facebook, brought about by blogger and journalist Ziad El Heni against the Tunisian Internet Agency (ATI).

Iran: Do not Execute Farzad Kamangar

Several human rights activists and bloggers warned that Farzad Kamangar, a teacher and trade unionist may be executed in the near future in Iran. Farzad Kamangar, who is from Kurdistan...

China: Chinese students inform on political science professor

China: Zeng Jingyan's Thanksgiving message

Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan: Calling Attention to Tragedy

Russia: The Crisis and Constitutional Changes

Latvia: The Crisis and Freedom of Speech

28 November 2008

Cuba: Youth Activist Jailed

Thailand: Airport takeover and Twitter

Twitter has become an interesting and good source of information about what is happening in Thailand. Twitter users in Bangkok have been exchanging travel tips, news updates, and opinions about...

Bulgaria: Inadequate Media Coverage

Russia: More on Mikhail Beketov's Case

Egypt: Locking Al Azhar students in the dark ages!

Al Azhar English Training Center is funded through a partnership agreement between Al Azhar University, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Global Opportunities Fund and the British Council. The Center was...

27 November 2008

Mauritania and Tunisia Hack Dissident Sites

Kurdish Writer Sentenced for Writing about Sex

Angry Arab's Blog Blocked in Syria

Egypt: Police officers banned off university campus

In a historic court ruling, police are now banned from patrolling Cairo University's campus. Instead, the university will have to deploy civilian personal as security guards. Bloggers, who linked police...

Is Secularism the answer to Egypt's Sectarianism?

Egypt has always been known as an Islamic country where Muslims, Christians, and Jews peacefully co-existed. Today this is no longer the case. Is secularism the solution? Following is an...

Sudan: Darfur and the Orphans of Mygoma

Sudanese bloggers on illegitimate children, Obama's victory, and the Muslim and Arab hypocrisy in regards to the Darfur conflict.

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