Stories from 4 July 2014
How to Bypass the Egyptian Government's Internet Surveillance Program
Tarek Amr offers a quick guide on how to bypass the Egyptian Ministry of Interior's proposal for Internet Surveillance.
In Tunisia, the Question is To Vote or Not to Vote
As elections near in Tunisia, netizens are debating whether it is worth casting their votes in the upcoming legislative and presidential polls.
Bahraini Satirist Blogger Takrooz Arrested
Bahraini satirist micro-blogger Takrooz is being held on accusations of "inciting hatred against the regime" on Twitter.
Singapore's ‘Pink Dot’ LGBT Rights Rally Was Bigger Than Ever, Despite #WearWhite Opponents
Singapore's Pink Dot gathered 26,000 people in support of LGBT rights. But conservative religious groups countered by urging people to wear white.
Fed Up With the Country's Economic Woes, Ghanaians Launch Their Own Occupy Movement
This comes in the wake of anger against the government for the fast depreciation of the cedi and a fuel shortage that led to long queues at petrol stations.
GV Face: Hong Kong's Citizen-Led Referendum on Voting Rights
Learn about Hong Kong's citizen-led referendum on our live GV Face webcast with Oiwan Lam, Global Voices' China editor.
Andrey Mima on Banning the Internet in Russia
RuNet Echo translates a column by Andrey Mima about a new draft law in Moscow that will require websites to store all Russian users' data inside Russia.
Ready Your Smartphones: The Chat App Sticker Wars Have Begun
Japanese chat app Line has discovered a booming revenue model selling different sets of stickers. China's immensely popular WeChat is trying to catch up. Has it?