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· April, 2010

Stories about Freedom of Speech from April, 2010

20 April 2010

Egypt: Let's Shoot those Protesters!

In a debate on recurrent demonstrations, Egyptian ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) members of Parliament lashed out during a verbal battle with Muslim Brotherhood MPs over protesters in the country...

Azerbaijan: Act of revenge against bloggers

19 April 2010

Caucasus: Social Innovation Camp

Although Internet penetration remains low in the South Caucasus, all indications are that new and social media has an increasingly important role to play in the area of democratization and...

Sri Lanka: Heading For An Internet Dark Age?

Russia: The ‘Little Blue Buckets’ Protest

18 April 2010

Philippines: Veteran Journalists Receives Death Threats

China: Verdict announced in Fujian Three netizen trial

The three netizens in Fujian province arrested last summer for their role in seeking the truth behind the death of Yan Xiaoling were given sentences on Friday ranging from 1-2...

14 April 2010

Barbados: Media Options

China: Web mobilizes to help Yushu earthquake victims

Between local government attempts to keep news of the Yushu earthquake contained and China's top leaders calling for "all-out" assistance from the public, desire from offline and virtual civil society...

13 April 2010

Cuba: Hunger Strike Victory

Morocco: Formerly Jailed Blogger Bashir Hazzam Tells His Story

Blogging can lead to jail in Morocco. Bashir Hazzam learned it the hard way when the authorities arrested him last December for reporting on the violent events that shook his...

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