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30 November 2015

Stories from 30 November 2015

Bangladesh Keeps Blocking Social Media, Threatens New Surveillance Tactics

Advox

With the lack of accountability shown by the government, a move towards more stringent controls of the Internet is worrying for the state of free expression in the country.

Armed Police Provide Intimidating Backdrop for Serbian Interior Minister's Press Conference

"This is a way of openly calling for persecution and lynching of individual journalists and directly puts their safety at risk"

Death in Diyarbakır: Shooting of Human Rights Lawyer Deepens Turkey's Political Strife

"We have lost a very important lawyer who gave all his life to peace and the human rights struggle. Please get to know him better and do not forget him."

Russia Considers Tougher Restrictions on Mobile SIM-Card Sales

RuNet Echo

You already need a passport to buy a prepaid SIM-card in Russia, but regulators want to further restrict SIM-card sales, citing security reasons and the increasing "terrorist threat."

Sahand Sahebdivani: ‘The Main Thing That Storytelling Does Is It Makes You Human’

In the second part of this interview, Sahand Sahebdivani delves deeper into cultural encounters through stories and the way technology can bring us closer: ‘We’re constantly bombarded by people’s stories’.

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