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18 June 2014

Tajik Authorities Detain Global Voices Contributor

Former Global Voices Central Asia Editor Alexander Sodiqov was detained by authorities in Khorog, Tajikistan while conducting research for his PhD thesis. His whereabouts are currently unknown.

15 June 2014

Revolutionary Band Laal's Facebook Page is Now Accessible in Pakistan. Hooray? Not Really.

Advox

The unblocking of Laal was a minor battle won in the war over Internet content -- a war we are losing.

13 June 2014

Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are Blocked in Iraq

Advox

Local media and at least one ISP are reporting that the Ministry of Communications ordered Internet providers to shut down Google and social media sites, fearing security risks.

10 June 2014

A Doctor Remembers His Days in Prison With Iran's Unjustly Persecuted Baha’is

The Baha'i Yaran - five men and two women - are serving 20 years in prison, the longest sentence of any prisoner of conscience in Iran.

5 June 2014

One Year After the Snowden Revelations: How the NSA Violates International Human Rights Standards

Advox

Under NSA surveillance programs, the US government has violated international human rights doctrine and even its own laws. Know the facts and learn how you can reclaim your digital privacy.

31 May 2014

“I Can Feel Total Censorship in the Air”: Internet Freedom Evaporates in Thailand

AdvoxThe Bridge

"Freedom of expression is Thailand is at stake...Simply criticising the Council could land one before a military court."

3 May 2014

4 Ways You Can Join the #FreeZone9Bloggers Campaign

Advox

Join the campaign to free nine bloggers and journalists detained in Ethiopia: Write a letter, sign a statement, or organize an event in your city!

21 March 2014

As Elections Approach, Denial Runs Deep for Turkey's Erdogan

The Bridge

Turkey's Prime Minister is calling for democratic elections in a democratic state. Meanwhile, media outlets are under attack, Twitter is blocked, and protester oppression is at an all-time high.

24 January 2014

GV Face: Live from the Arab Bloggers Meeting #AB14

GV Face

GVers Advox Director Hisham Almiraat, GV MENA Region Editor Amira Al Hussaini, SMEX Co-Director Mohammed Najem and Berkman Fellow Dalia Othman share with us their insights from this remarkable event.

18 November 2013

Global Voices is Presented With Thuraya IP+ Terminal at News Xchange

In recognition for groundbreaking work with online citizen media, Global Voices received a powerful satellite internet device during Eurovision's annual conference.

7 May 2013

Remembering Dennis Kimambo

Rising Voices

We're sad to report the untimely death of Dennis Kimambo from the Rising Voices grantee project REPACTED in Nakuru, Kenya. Close friend and colleague Janet Feldman writes this tribute to...

29 June 2012

Russia: A Mobile Service to Connect Passengers & Drivers

RuNet Echo

The mobile navigation service Yeehay! saves time and money finding and ordering taxis, and it benefits the ecologies of smog-polluted Russian cities by bringing together passengers and drivers who otherwise...

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