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7 April 2015

Stories from 7 April 2015

Is Global Voices Blocked in Iran? Yes and No.

Advox

Globalvoicesonline.org is now blocked in Iran. But you can outsmart these Internet filters and access our site by adding "https://" to the beginning of the URL. What's up with that?

Syria's Yarmouk Camp Between the Hammer of Hunger and the Anvil of Extremism

After almost two years of starving them to death, both Assad and ISIS forces are competing on killing those left alive in the Yarmouk Camp for Palestinians refugees in Damascus.

Sixty Million Russians Go Online Daily, New Report Shows

RuNet Echo

Russia now boasts higher Internet penetration than any other BRICS or CIS country, with over 60 percent of Russian adults regularly using the web.

Who the Hell Keeps Leaking Kremlin Correspondence?

RuNet Echo

Russia's mysterious data-leaking group Anonymous International strikes again, releasing thousands of private messages allegedly belonging to the official who helped shape the Putin Administration's domestic policy from 2012 to 2014.

Are the World's Biggest Internet Companies Under the Turkish President's Thumb?

Advox

Turkey's ruling party is becoming accustomed to getting its way more often than not in its long-running war on social media users.

Nigeria's King of Lagos Threatens Igbo People to Vote His Way—or Die

" If you do what I want, Lagos will continue to be prosperous for you. If you go against my wish, you will perish in the water."

The Situation in Yarmouk Refugee Camp has Reached Catastrophic Levels

With government forces shelling the camp and both ISIS and Nusra invading it, the humanitarian situation in Yarmouk refugee has reached catastrophic levels.

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