• Onechot
    Censored Venezuelan Musician Shot

    Reggae singer/songwriter Juan David Chacón, better known as OneChot, was a victim of the violence he condemned in his video for the song “Rotten Town”. The video has been censored by the Venezuelan government since it’s release two years ago.

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  • Isa Saharkhiz
    Cybercensorship Wars

    From Wikileaks to Blue Coat, we take a look at the fighters and facilitators of electronic surveillance technology and the repressive regimes that make use of the technology to monitor and censor citizens.

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  • Iran Internet
    A Quick Guide to Iran’s National Internet

    Iran’s plans to introduce a domestic computer network that would be compatible with Islamic principles and work independently from the World Wide Web are shrouded in secrecy. RFE/RL has compiled this quick guide to the possible introduction of a national Internet in Iran and the challenges it may face.

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  • The Satanic Verses
    India: How to Silence a Nation

    In this essay, journalist and author Salil Tripathi, explains how outdated Colonial-era legislation is being used to curtail free expression, exemplified by the legal proceeding filed against four authors who read aloud from Salman Rushdie’s novel The Satanic Verses.

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