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Stories about Arrest and Harassment
11 December 2014
Convicted of plotting to "overthrow" the Vietnamese government, Minh Man was sentenced to nine years in prison. Now she is on hunger strike.
10 December 2014
On Human Rights Day, we remind the world of our many friends who have broken the silence of oppression by expressing their thoughts, asking questions, and thinking critically.
3 December 2014
This week we look at many forms of censorship in Iran, new surveillance tactics in the UK, and the latest reverberations from the Right to Be Forgotten ruling in Europe.
The Zone9 case proves that in Ethiopia, international human rights standards -- and even national law -- are employed or ignored as political powers please.
27 November 2014
Serbian authorities have increasingly been calling online activists in for questioning. Now activist Marko Živković is being called into court for publicly complaining about milk regulations 20 months ago.
26 November 2014
This week's report covers Venezuela's new draft law on "cyber terrorism", Google's latest woes in the EU, and new security guides from some of our favorite experts.
18 November 2014
A former inmate released from detention last month revealed that the activist blogger is being tortured in prison. Supporters in Vietnam and around the world are campaigning for his release.
13 November 2014
Jaw was released as students planned mass demonstrations to demand his freedom. The arrest of the young blogger and activist attracted substantial condemnation on social media.