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· November, 2010

Stories about Freedom of Speech from November, 2010

30 November 2010

Russia: Leading Activist Blogger on How Internet Changes Politics

RuNet Echo

Marina Litvinovich, is one of the most influential activist bloggers in Russia. In an interview with Gregory Asmolov, she shares her vision of the future role of the Internet in...

Sri Lanka: Wikileaks And Its Impact

Caucasus: Revelations & Confusion over Cablegate

As the media worldwide reveals revelation after revelation with the gradual release of over 251,000 leaked U.S. Embassy cables over the coming weeks, there were also some items of specific...

Cuba: The Remaining 11

China: “Hang the Slaves of the West”

A new website that vilifies Chinese political liberals, including 2010 Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, has caught the attention of the Chinese internet for its extreme views. Why has it...

China: Censorship instruction November 22-28

Central & Eastern Europe: Initial Reactions to WikiLeaks’ Cablegate

RuNet Echo

While other regions feature a lot more prominently in the collection of U.S. embassy cables published by WikiLeaks thus far, a few countries of the CEE region do appear in...

29 November 2010

Madagascar: Wave of Arrests in the Aftermath of the Failed Coup

In the aftermath of the referendum and simultaneous failed putsch , a veritable waltzes of arrestations and investigations are shedding a sad shadow on the island of Madagascar. Malagasy citizens...

South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets

WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the...

Morocco: Danish journalist deported for Western Sahara fishing story

Take Back the Tech to Eliminate Violence Against Women

The global campaign Take Back the Tech! started on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. This year it is focused on developing actions that...

Russia: Online Cartoon Against Corruption in Road Construction

Brazil: Letter from the Digital Culture Forum for internet freedom

27 November 2010

Egypt: Much Ado About the Parliamentary Elections

With the Egyptian parliamentary elections around the corner, candidates, as well as their parties, are using all the ethical and non-ethical weapons in order to win. And Egyptian bloggers, on...

26 November 2010

Cuba: Reasons for Confiscation

Puerto Rico: Bloggers Criticize Censorship Call of Calle 13 Song

The president of the Puerto Rico Telecommunications Regulatory Board described Calle 13's latest song as "obscene" and "lewd" and has invited the general public to send their complaints so she...

Brazil: President today, blogger tomorrow

Outgoing Brazilian president Luis Inácio Lula da Silva (Lula) was interviewed for the first time this week by a range of progressive bloggers, an event seen by many as a...

25 November 2010

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Does culture unite or divide?

With a recent survey indicating that the majority of Armenians and Azerbaijanis are against mutual friendship, hopes for peace between the two neighboring countries appear very bleak indeed. Recent developments,...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Election Violence

Cuba: Waiting in Vain?

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