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Open Letter: To the Netizens of China, From a Netizen of Pakistan

In an effort to build solidarity between people who suffer similar restrictions online, Pakistani activists are launching a campaign to reach out t... [ advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org ]

In Case of Disconnection: Preparing Gaza for an Internet Shutdown

For days, rumors have abounded that Israel—which controls the telecommunications infrastructure of Palestine—plans to shut down the Internet in Gaz... [ advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org ]

Azerbaijan: Open Letter to President Aliyev Ahead of International Governance Forum in Baku

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a UN-sponsored conference which aims to “bring[ ] together all stakeholders in the internet governance debat... [ advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org ]

Azerbaijan: “A Country that Portrays Social-Networkers as Mentally Ill”

While all eyes were on the presidential election in the United States, a major international conference started on Tuesday in Baku, the capital of ... [ advocacy.globalvoicesonline.org ]

Anonymous Twitter Account Leads Major Protests in Kuwait · Global Voices

Tens of thousands showed up in the areas of Mishref and Sabah Al-Salem protesting the Kuwaiti Amir's amendment of the voting law which allows a cit... [ globalvoicesonline.org ]

Top 10 ‘Gangnam Style’ Parodies · Global Voices

South Korean rapper Psy's catchy song and goofy dance hit 'Gangnam Style' has broken the Guinness World record for the most "liked" video in YouTub... [ globalvoicesonline.org ]

Myanmar: Video of Traffic Police Accepting Bribe · Global Voices

Nyan Linn Aung uploaded a video of a traffic police accepting bribe from public and private buses in Myanmar. With incredibly low salary rate for t... [ globalvoicesonline.org ]