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· March, 2007

Stories about Freedom of Speech from March, 2007

25 March 2007

The Oldest Blogger in the Balkans

In the evening, Radmilo Ristic, a 74-year-old retired high school professor, likes to attend theater plays, gallery openings, literary nights, round-table discussions and other similar events that take place around...

23 March 2007

Kuwait: Are Bloggers Such a Threat?

This was the question posed by a Kuwaiti blogger following the sudden axing of a popular television programme The Diwaniya, which was aired on government-run Kuwait Television Channel One (Arabic)....

Russia: NBP Banned Again

Egypt: Pressure on to Release Sulaiman

China: criminalizing seditious speech

22 March 2007

China: Homeowners hold their ground

How does China's landmark, much-blogged about new property law relate to the average citizen? An illustration comes with the decision by two residents of central China's Chongqing Municipality to hold...

Part Two: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital (Read Part One of this article here) In order to better understand this highly organized Egyptian blogosphere and...

Part One: Inside the school of the Egyptian blogosphere

Source: original image from Baheyya (photoshopped), text in Arabic from Misr Digital It is being made clear almost daily that the dynamism of the Egyptian bloggers isn’t just online; the...

Egypt: Jokes Not Allowed

Arabisc: Rebelling Bloggers from Syria to Tunisia

Ever heard of the rebellious bloggers? Well, this is what some bloggers in the Middle East refer to themselves because they are breaking the norm – speaking their minds on...

South Korea: what not to post in blog

21 March 2007

China: Book banned prior to printing

Prior to a recent reprinting, ‘A Narrow Escape From Death: My ‘Right-wing’ Life’, a book from retired Xinhua journalist Dai Huang was banned from being published by order of China's...

Serbia: Neo-Nazis

Serbia: Milosevic and the Internet

Serbia: “Deveti Mart”

Chile: Censorship, Victor Jara and Los Tres

Jordan: Better Press Laws

Arabisc: A Mysterious Bug Gnawing at Middle Eastern Bloggers

Something is amiss on the Middle Eastern blogging scene .. and computers and modern technology are to blame. In addition to trouble with the law in their countries, which are...

China: legal base for the real name system

China: blogspot blocked again

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