Latest stories about Protest
14 April 2014
Myanmar newspapers blacked-out their front pages to protest the jailing of journalists. Last week, journalist Zaw Pe was sentenced to one year in prison for "disrupting the work of a government official."
24 March 2014
Turkey blocked Twitter last week – along with Google's public DNS service, used to circumvent the block. Nevertheless, Tweets out of Turkey appear to be on the rise.
21 March 2014
Turkey's Prime Minister is calling for democratic elections in a democratic state. Meanwhile, media outlets are under attack, Twitter is blocked, and protester oppression is at an all-time high.
8 March 2014
One video's journey across Latin American digital activist circles underscores the challenges of monitoring and verifying evidence of human rights violations.
23 February 2014
Authorities were monitoring protester communications over the mobile push-to-talk app Zello. Now, they're blocking it.
22 February 2014
"In Táchira we're without Internet, water, light, food, gasoline..." Live tweeting from what many are calling the "militarized" state of Táchira, where the currently raging protests began.
19 February 2014
The Philippine Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of an online libel policy, disappointing and angering media freedom advocates