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· October, 2009

Stories about Freedom of Speech from October, 2009

27 October 2009

Azerbaijan: Video blogger trial postponed… again (updated)

In what many consider to be a politically motivated trial to stifle dissent in Azerbaijan, video blogging youth activists Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli once again appeared in court in...

Germany and China: Berlin Twitter Wall

25 October 2009

Malaysia: Should food bloggers reveal sponsors?

Singapore plans to require bloggers to reveal sponsors

Singapore is thinking of drafting a new guideline that would require bloggers to reveal if they receive gifts or money for their articles. Bloggers react to this proposal

23 October 2009

Brazil: Between democracy and doubt

The country awaits its first National Conference of Communication that will signal a very first step in democratising Brazil’s communications system.

Russia: Soviet Legacy and Street Names

A few weeks ago, it seemed as if every single Russian blogger took the time to write something about the re-naming of Anti-Soviet Shish Kebab Restaurant in Moscow, a dissident...

22 October 2009

China: Fanfou is coming back?

China: Best and worse countries for journalists

Cambodia: Award honors sex slavery survivor

Sina Vann from Cambodia is an activist with the Somaly Mam Foundation helping fellow survivors of slavery as well as those still working in brothels. For her work, she was...

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