Latest posts by Ellery Roberts Biddle
18 July 2014
The nine bloggers and journalists, four of them Global Voices members, have rejected the charges and are preparing a defense for their August 8 trial.
21 May 2014
Friends say police recognized the rapper and explicitly targeted him at a football match. Mouad Belrhouat, aka El-Haqed, has been jailed twice since 2011 for his political music and activism.
19 May 2014
Nine bloggers and journalists are currently being detained in Ethiopia because of their work. GV author Endalk Chala, a close friend of the detainees, speaks about the case.
12 May 2014
Join Global Voices bloggers for an Africa-wide tweetathon in support of the nine bloggers and journalists arrested in late April and currently being detained in Ethiopia.
8 April 2014
ZunZuneo not only obtained mobile phone numbers for half a million Cubans without their knowledge or consent -- it also observed and analyzed (read: surveilled) their communications for "political tendencies."
26 March 2014
Though privacy concerns remain, the approval of the Marco Civil "is important not only for the country, but also for the world," says Joana Varon, an original author of the law.
14 March 2014
What's the difference between the Internet and the Web? Why is an open web so important? An all-star panel of techies and rights defenders talk it out on GV Face.