Arrest and Harassment

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20 March 2014

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Algerian Opposition TV Network Shut Down Ahead of Presidential Elections

Amidst escalating protests, independent television network Al-Atlas TV was shut down by Algerian authorities, who raided the network's offices and seized computers and recording equipment.

18 March 2014

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1000 Days in Jail for Ethiopian Journalist Reeyot Alemu

On March 16, 2014, jailed Ethiopian journalist Reeyot Alemu spent her 1000th day in prison. Twitter users lent their support using the hashtag #ReeyotAlemu.

14 March 2014

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#FreeBassel: Behind the Screens of the Syrian Resistance

March 15 marks the second anniversary of the imprisonment of Syrian web developer and activist Bassel Khartabil. Monique Doppert reflects on her friendship with Bassel and forthcoming book on his story.

13 March 2014

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Zambia: President’s Son Warns Journalist, “We Will Kill You”

Beaten and threatened by Kazim Sata, independent journalist Thomas Zgambo will soon stand trial in a case linking him to the Zambian Watchdog, an investigative news website.

12 March 2014

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Facebook Status Criticizing Crimea Occupation Gets Journalist Fired

Alexander Erenko re-posted a critical comment calling on Putin to "occupy" Russia's Vologodsk Region, where public infrastructure is in disrepair and many are without access to healthcare.

8 March 2014

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Video Exposes Police Abuse in Venezuela (or is it Colombia?)

One video's journey across Latin American digital activist circles underscores the challenges of monitoring and verifying evidence of human rights violations.

27 February 2014

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#AB14: If I speak out, will I be punished for it?

Focusing on policies for the digital realm seems strange in a region where dissent and even fact-based reporting, whether they happen online or offline, so often have profound real-life consequences.