Latest stories about Threatened Voices
1 April 2014
Fellow bloggers have accused an Islamist student organization of distributing false propaganda that rallied a mob against the two bloggers and led to their arrest.
24 March 2014
Celebrations continue as prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah is released from jail. In his first tweet after his release, the activist vows to "continue" the struggle.
18 March 2014
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
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
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
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.
17 February 2014
Tajeldin Arja was arrested at a press conference last December, after he criticized the Sudanese and Chadian Presidents for their actions surrounding the conflict in Darfur.