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· August, 2007

Stories about Freedom of Speech from August, 2007

27 August 2007

Russia: Arrests in Politkovskaya's Murder Case

GV Advocacy: Toward a Global anti-censorship Network

During the last six months, since the launch of Global Voices Advocacy, we have been trying to cover the increasingly serious threats to online speech occurring around the globe and...

China: Self-disciplined bloggers

23 August 2007

Tajikistan: Beating the US

One of the most discussed topics on Tajik blogs recently was the loss of the US U-17s to the Tajik team in the Under–17 Football World Cup. This and much...

Syria: Journalists Arrested in Occupied Golan

Bangladesh: under curfew

Civil unrest began in Bangladesh on the 20th of August when a petty dispute broke out concerning comments passed by armed forces personnel during a soccer match at a university...

Iran:Iranian-American Scholar Freed

22 August 2007

Russia: Blogger on Trial for Writing Fiction

Blogger Dmitry Shirinkin faces trial for having written on his blog that he had purchased a gun and was going to kill a few dozen people in one of the...

Russia: August 1991

Jamaica: Media Emergency?

Trinidad & Tobago: Faith and Tolerance

Russia: Nashi, BBC, and the Upcoming Elections

Estonia: Russia

Blogging for democracy around the world

Antony Loewenstein is a Sydney-based freelance journalist, author and blogger. He is currently writing a book on "Democracy and Blogging" and recently traveled to Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia...

UAE: online forum administrator sentenced to prison

China: Newspapers Frontpage

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