6 December 2013
An unusually diverse range of groups are making urgent last-minute appeals against Japan's State Secrecy Protection Bill. Meanwhile, a ruling party leader compared protesters to "terrorists".
4 December 2013
What is Internet governance? A new video from Fundacion Karisma offers a short, illustrated tutorial on one of the murkiest topics plaguing digital rights activists today.
In this week's report: Vietnam introduces new fines for political speech on social networks, Pakistan ups its censorship game, and Facebook discovers Kosovo is a country.
3 December 2013
Le Quoc Quan was arrested in December 2012 on trumped-up charges of tax evasion -- but experts suspect that the "real purpose" of his detention and prosecution was to silence Quan, who is an active human rights advocate.
2 December 2013
Media organizations in Syria speak out against the increasing harassment of journalists by jihadist groups in the country.
1 December 2013
Recent studies on Internet censorship in China focus primarily on "opinion leaders" -- individuals with high influence on social media platforms -- but fail to include community-based journalism efforts.
29 November 2013
Prominent Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah was arrested in Cairo late Thursday night. Supporters suspect the arrest took place under Egypt's new anti-protest law.
27 November 2013
Cats beware! This week we look at pending cybercrime laws in Tunisia and Nigeria, and the latest victims of Russia's sweeping anti-child porn laws -- Mein Kampf and Pussy Riot.
Japan's House of Representatives passed the controversial State Secrecy Protection Bill on Tuesday, November 26 despite criticism from journalists and human rights advocates.
26 November 2013
"Hello darling! Your beloved 404 is back." Activists fear that a new government agency, charged with investigating ICT-related crime, may usher in a new regime of surveillance and censorship.