Stories about Freedom of Speech
17 September 2015
Many expressed anger at Hungary and the European Union for their handling of the refugee crisis, including the closure of the Hungarian-Serbian border, without consulting their non-EU neighbors.
16 September 2015
A Yekaterinburg academic has convinced Moscow city court to fine Google 50 thousand rubles ($765) for violating his "secrecy of correspondence" on Gmail with its targeted ads.
15 September 2015
Iran's Supreme Leader is strengthening his hold over Internet policy through the Supreme Council for Cyberspace.
14 September 2015
11 September 2015
10 September 2015
Apple has decided to comply with the Russian data localization law and is renting out storage space at a data center on Russian soil, according to local media.
9 September 2015
Kenyan political analyst Mutahi Ngunyi apologises to the Luo ethnic group and Law Society of Kenya head by offering a goat and a beer after attacking them on Twitter.
8 September 2015
One of the eight Facebook activists sentenced to long prison sentences in 2013 for social and political commentary posted on their Facebook pages, has asserted that she was denied access...
What happens to a Syrian activist and her ideals when she takes refuge outside her war-torn country?
American-born Taiwanese singer Christine Fan removed a photo of her twin babies after receiving a flood of online hate for not sharing military parade photos instead.
5 September 2015
The Zone9 bloggers' trial continues, with relatives prevented from documenting the proceedings, and frequent adjournments in court obstructing the progress of justice. Read Endalk Chala's latest report.
4 September 2015
Ukrainian journalists drafted for military service in eastern Ukraine have turned their social media accounts into personal military diaries, documenting their training, their combat, and their daily life.
2 September 2015
In countries with few leading figures capable of securing the role of head of state, constitutionally mandated political changeover can be a real constraint on the political process.
31 August 2015
A militant group threatens to kill journalists working for foreign media who report on Mali.
A Ukrainian guerrilla artist whose street art got him kidnapped and tortured by pro-Russian militants is working on a comic book to raise awareness of prisoners in occupied eastern Ukraine.
29 August 2015
The government recently threatened to pull the licenses of three news channels over criticism of the execution of Yakub Menon, convicted of the 1993 Mumbai bombings.
28 August 2015
Telegram has been complying with the Iranian government to block features, a cause for privacy concerns on a platform that boasts secure communication.
26 August 2015
24 August 2015
Though Wikipedia has tried to circumvent Russian censors' demands to remove content, the Kremlin seems intent on blocking the website at all costs.