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Changing Trinidad & Tobago Carnival's Culture Starts With Consent

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:49:48 +0000

"Flirting is not a crime. Forcing your attention on someone is." Trinidad and Tobago Carnival may be experiencing "a progressive cultural shift”.


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Filipino Bloggers Rally to Defend Rappler News Site

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:39:18 +0000

"We stand against moves to silence and scare journalists, bloggers and media practitioners just because the President and his ardent supporters dislike their news and views."


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State of Emergency Over Worsening Crime Has Some Jamaicans Relieved — But Is It an Effective Approach?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:29:59 +0000

Is a state of emergency "making progress", or is it a shot in the dark as Jamaica grapples with addressing the social and economic inequity that fuels violent crime?


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Leaked Documents Show That Ethiopia’s Ruling Elites Are Hiring Social Media Trolls (And Watching Porn)

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:20:02 +0000

The leaks include a list of individuals who appear to have been paid to promote the ruling coalition on social media.


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Reuters Journalists Covering Rohingya Conflict in Myanmar Detained for ‘Illegally Acquiring Information’

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:12:57 +0000

"If Myanmar is serious about democratic reforms, it must accept the right of journalists to work freely and report on topics that make those in power uncomfortable."


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Netizen Report: Five Months After Houthis Arrested Him, Human Rights Blogger Hisham Al-Omeisy Walks Free

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:39:48 +0000

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.


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Philippine Authorities Order Shutdown of Rappler News Site, Bringing a Blow to Press Freedom

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:26:27 +0000

"If this revocation stands, Rappler will effectively be shut down —the first time a news organization will be closed by government since the dictator Marcos declared martial law in 1972."


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Nigerian Police Arrest a Journalist and His Brother Over a News Article They Didn't Write

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:38:39 +0000

"Police have no business raiding a journalist's home and locking him up just because an officer does not like something written in the press."


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Instagram in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan: A Path to Celebrity and Scandal

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 03:21:19 +0000

"Do not make yourself out to be married and decent! You've made a porridge that is not tasty and full of lumps!"


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Netizen Report: Fearful of ‘Fake News’, Lawmakers in France and Brazil Want to Limit Free Speech Before Elections

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:17:07 +0000

The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.


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