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1 September 2014
Bahraini human rights activists Maryam Al-Khawaja was denied entry to Bahrain upon her arrival at the airport. Now in detention, she has started a hunger strike.
4 August 2014
From Hong Kong to Islamabad to Cairo to San Francisco, allies across the globe tweeted their support for Ethiopia's Zone9 bloggers, who have been in prison for 102 days.
31 July 2014
The charges against the bloggers give a sense of what the Ethiopian government is fighting: dissent, not terror.
28 July 2014
Join Global Voices bloggers for a worldwide, multilingual tweetathon in support of the ten bloggers and journalists facing terrorism charges in Ethiopia.
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.