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15 June 2015
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
5 June 2015
In the words of Wole Soyinka, “books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress the truth.” Befequadu is in jail because he writes.
29 May 2015
21 May 2015
"Writing one single blog post is not going to bring Mahlet... out of Kaliti Prison. This is much rather about keeping the process going. Of not staying silent."
15 May 2015
4 May 2015
The Zone9 bloggers' crime was that they dared to live out "Ubuntu". They promoted their community above individualistic concerns.
1 May 2015
This post was co-authored by Nani Jansen, legal director for the Media Legal Defence Initiative. Should you be anonymous online? If you were giving advice to a blogger, independent journalist, or online activist...
29 April 2015
As we mark the anniversary of the arrest of our colleagues in Ethiopia, mobile signals drop amid protest in Guatemala and the US congress reconsiders "Aaron's Law".
28 April 2015
Global Voices marks the one-year anniversary of the arrest of Ethiopia's Zone9 bloggers with this crowd-sourced this video of support. Say it with us: #FreeZone9Bloggers!