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· May, 2006

Stories about Freedom of Speech from May, 2006

Arabisk – The Arabic Bloggers Ken

The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogsphere. Music… Amal, in her latest cartoon: “See my Wawa, kiss my Wawa.” The Wawa is the little tiny...

China: Catholics demand film ban

China: Campaign targets Microsoft

DRC: Pastor Kutino's Detention

Iran: From Hostage taking to Blogging

Ethiopia: Blogspot blocked

Advocacy: Help protect global bloggers

Bloggers, like others at the forefront of activities promoting freedom of speech and information, can run into trouble with the authorities. At Global Voices we have had first hand experience...

Bermuda: “Hate speech” complaint rejected

Belarus: Athletes and Fans For the White-Red-White Flag

Poland: Gay Activist and Homophobia

Japan: Signs of nationalism?

Banned White-Red-White Flag of Belarus Travels Abroad

This flag used to be the official state flag of Belarus from 1991 to 1995. Following the controversial referendum of May 14, 1995, president Aleksandr Lukashenko banned it and reintroduced...

Central Asia: Press Freedom

Belarus: Fake Dissident

Poland: Politics and Freedom of Speech

Hong Kong: China-sent spies?

Ahmadinejad's Letter & Tehran Book Fair

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's letter to his US counterpart, George Bush, has attracted a lot of attention in international media. Several leading journals such as Washington Post or Le Monde,...

China: Cultural Revolution turns forty

China: Cultural Revolution turns forty

One interesting aspect of blogging in China is that the strict controls on newspapers, magazines, television and news websites from time-to-time leaves many bloggers with the responsibility and freedom to...

Ethiopia: Tell your stories

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