Latest stories about Activism
16 July 2014
Digital rights buffs share ideas on how to mitigate online trolling -- without compromising free expression. This is the first of our partnership posts with Pakistani NGO Bolo Bhi.
15 July 2014
Learn about Gulf Center for Human Rights efforts to raise awareness about online activists facing harassment and legal challenges in Saudi Arabia.
5 July 2014
Bahraini satirist micro-blogger Takrooz is being held on accusations of "inciting hatred against the regime" on Twitter.
2 July 2014
Protesters staged a sit-in in the city's business district following a rally of half a million people demanding democratic elections free of China's influence.
20 June 2014
Days after a massive DDoS attack on a citizen-led online voting system, news sites Apple Daily Hong Kong and Taiwan were paralyzed by hackers.
19 June 2014
Human rights groups in Egypt filed a lawsuit seeking to stop the Ministry of Interior’s plans to procure software capable of monitoring public and private conversations on social media.
17 June 2014
Thirty hours after testing their online system, Hong Kong University's voting site endured the largest distributed denial of service attack in its history.