Stories from 2 September 2016
Anonymity helps protect freedom of expression, the right to assemble, the right to social protest, and the right to seek information and help. So let's defend anonymity!
Mohamad Tamalt went on hunger strike on 27 June to protest his arrest and imprisonment. He is in jail for insulting the Algerian President online.
"We live in a country where corruption and impunity are the norm. A report about plagiarism is NOT going to change this."
Iran declared a grand "unveiling" of its national internet. But what's really new here? We analyze the project and the government performance around its so-called "unveiling".
"Such cases are intended to punish the disobedient journalists and intimidate and discipline the others."
"We have been calling on the Lebanese state... to dig up mass graves and reveal the fate of my brother and many others, but our state has done absolutely nothing."
After more than fifty years of war, a divided Colombia will face a referendum next month on a peace agreement that could be a historic milestone.
An opposition demonstration on September 1 has exposed major tensions between the Venezuelan government and its critics. Local independent and citizen media are watching the story closely.