Stories about Freedom of Speech from October, 2018
Al-Ghomgham, and many other Saudi Shiites, took to the streets in 2011 to demand better rights.
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
"It obviously means bankruptcy and imminent closure for the magazine."
In the authoritarian kingdom, the crackdown against independent voices has escalated under Mohammed Bin Salman's rule.
"Who do these politicians think they are? They are elected by the public, and the public is absolutely entitled to see how they behave."
A policy banning VoIP services will present a direct threat to Syrians’ rights to privacy and freedom of expression.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
Chinese artist Badiucao sends ‘Make Wall Great Again’ hats to Google, in protest of company's return to China
“I want [Google] to know it is a mistake to collaborate with China’s censorship. It is as shameful as Trump’s wall ... an invisible wall online — the great firewall.”
The recipient of these grisly messages, the independent investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, holds the record for the most of its reporters murdered on the job: six, including Anna Politkovskaya.
The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.
Hong Kong Free Expression Week features Umbrella Movement activists and political cartoonist Badiucao
In recent years, Hong Kongers who support democratic rights and territorial independence have faced fierce repression.
More than one month after a Cairo court verdict that many saw as the end to his ordeal, Shawkan remains in jail.
Gulalai Ismail is a well-known Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network.
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.
The noise we make on digital platforms scares oppressive regimes. In some cases, it can even force them to rescind their actions.
Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back
Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.
"The Hong Kong authorities’ visa renewal rejection—without explanation—of a journalist who’s done nothing more than his job smacks of Beijing-style persecution of critics".
Legal scholars and social scientists are likely to pore over this significant judgment for its far-reaching impact on civil liberties and socio-economic issues.