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· September, 2010

Stories about Freedom of Speech from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Vietnam: Blogger Pham Minh Hoang Charged with Attempt at Overthrowing the Government

China: 7 Departments on censorship

Russia: Landscape and Trends of Online Transparency Initiatives

RuNet EchoTechnology for Transparency Network

Alexey Sidorenko analyzes the five main groups of the Russian transparency projects: official and semi-official transparency websites; chaotic transparency communities; online representation of civil activism NGOs; next-generation transparency and civil...

29 September 2010

Hungary: Citizens Protest Against Auchan Shopping Mall

Marietta Le posts an update on the ongoing efforts by Hungarian citizens to save the Dunakeszi marsh, which would be destroyed if Auchan Hungary's expansion continues as planned.

Bahrain: Who is Ali Abdulemam?

Bahrain: Access to Political Societies Websites Blocked

Russia: “Web of Justice”

RuNet Echo

The Russian Internet is presented, especially in some Western media, as being one of the few democratic forums in the country. However, these reports should be taken with a grain...

28 September 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: MATT's Role

Iran: The Art and Design of the ‘Green Movement’

“Where is my Vote” is an exhibition of 150 political posters for the Green Movement in Iran that was on display at the School of Visual Arts in New York...

Azerbaijan: Obama calls for bloggers’ release

Iran:Derakhshan sentenced to 19.5 years in prison

China: Uncensored District Government Website

Music: CD Brings together banned and censored musicians

Listen to the Banned is a music CD bringing together musicians who have been banned, censored or imprisoned due to their music. It features artists from Afghanistan, Cote D’Ivoire, Iran,...

26 September 2010

D.R. of Congo: Okapi Radio, Winner of “Free Media Pioneer” Awards

The International Press Insitute (IPI) has granted Okapi Radio, the UN Radio in D.R. of Congo, with a "Free Media Pioneer" Award. The radio has been broadcasting since February 2002...

Saudi Arabia: Licence to Blog!

Saudi Arabia first announced plans to have all web publishers and online media, including blogs and forums, to be registered with the government. The following day, it backed down following...

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