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10 November 2014
Gambian authorities have neither confirmed nor denied arresting Sait Matty Jaw. Supporters are rallying on Facebook at the Free Sait Matty Jaw page.
7 November 2014
Violence continues unabated in Mexico: Ernesto Villanueva, a lawyer specializing in transparency and freedom of expression, was attacked by a gunman on a university campus.
4 November 2014
In this edition of Digital Citizen, a review of human rights and technology news in the Arab World, we look at threats to bloggers and online activists across the region.
Vietnam has drafted two Internet-related decrees which impose stricter regulations on tech companies, Internet users, and online transactions. Are these regulations necessary or are they excessive?
Experts see the attacks as emblematic of the proverbial price paid by foreign companies that choose to make their services available in China.
31 October 2014
More than a thousand people gathered in Myanmar's capital to call for an investigation into the death of a journalist who supporters allege was tortured and killed by the army.
30 October 2014
Iyad El-Baghdadi, who played a key role in social media activism around the Arab uprisings, was deported from the UAE April. Until last week, little was known of his fate.
This week, protesters reject the Internet tax in Hungary, Italian wonks cook up a new Internet bill of rights, and malware menaces use Ebola paranoia to their own gain.
29 October 2014
The bill popularly known as #LeyChavez would regulate the use of information technology in the workplace. But how invasive is the bill?
27 October 2014
The move to forbid ISIS’s media content joins a trend of growing Internet surveillance and censorship in Russia, but the feasibility of weakening ISIS by targeting social media is questionable.