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· September, 2011

Stories about Freedom of Speech from September, 2011

30 September 2011

Cuba: The Reality of Prison

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality Continue

Several hundred persons continued the street protests against police brutality in Skopje on September 29. With only two exceptions, the Macedonian media largely obeyed the embargo on covering the protests.

29 September 2011

Cuba: Jailed Activists

Global: Key Quotes and Tweets from the Internet Governance Forum

As the Internet Governance Forum is a truly epic event both online and offline, it's hard to do justice to the complexity of the discussions and debates that are currently...

Brazil: Blogging Carnival in Defense of Abortion

Brazil: The Tie of the Case Folha Versus Falha

28 September 2011

Cuba: Female Prisoner on Hunger Strike

Kuwait: After Three Months in Prison, Court Releases Twitter User

Kuwaiti Twitter user Nasser Abul has been released from prison after serving three months for insulting the Bahraini and Saudi regimes. Netizens react after his release.

Philippines: Creative Protests During Campus Strikes

Last week's nationwide campus strikes in the Philippines against education budget cuts saw the lively and creative integration of online tools to mobilize thousands to fight for the right to...

27 September 2011

Arab World: Nobel Peace Prize for Revolution Netizens?

Twitter is abuzz tonight as the names of Arab netizens are being circulated as possible candidates for the Nobel Peace Prize for the roles they have played in the Arab...

Cuba: More Arrests Post-March

26 September 2011

North Korea: Kim Jong-Il's Surprise Appearance On the Simpsons

Book Review: ‘Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives In North Korea’

Cuba: “Damas” Targeted Again

Russia: Expert Analyzes RuNet's Role Under Putin's Presidency

Philippines: Anti-Planking Bill Draws More Planks

A proposal in the Philippines to ban planking has drawn much criticism online and offline. Planking has been used by student activists as a creative form of protest, especially in...

25 September 2011

Algeria: Football Matches New Venue to Air Dissent

Algerians have discovered a novel way to make their voices heard. Spectators in football matches are using the opportunity to voice political views, in a country which has so far...

China: Interview with a digital dissident

24 September 2011

Tunisia: Whistleblower Samir Feriani Set Free

A military court in Tunis temporarily released whistle blower Samir Feriani, who spent 117 days in detention after publishing articles criticising the Tunisian Interior Ministry, on September 22. On September...

India: Independent Radio Legend Deported

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