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Cyberactivism

Panopticonism: Join the Fight Against Mass Surveillance

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Courtney C. Radsch

Today is the day we fight back against mass surveillance by the NSA, other governments around the world, and the complicity of private companies in doing so.

Online Voices for All? Women's Marginalization Online and What It Means for Internet Freedom

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
Courtney C. Radsch

Online defamation campaigns against women cyberactivists have been seen throughout the world, and in the Arab region, where they have come to play a central role in the uprisings, even becoming memes online.

Egyptian Blogger Sentenced by Military Rulers Amid Accusations of Human Rights "Cronyism"

Courtney C. Radsch | Posted 02.15.2012 | World
Courtney C. Radsch

Blogger Maikel Nabil was sentenced to two years in prison yesterday, a one-year reduction from his three-year sentence handed down on Apr. 11 by a military tribunal in closed session.

Egypt's Youth Gears Up for Friday Protest Against the Armed Forces

Mónica Villamizar | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Mónica Villamizar

There's another image of the Statue of Liberty wearing a burka and another which needed to be explained: the underpants of Mohamed H Tantawi, the commander of the armed forces.

How an Arab Autocrat Falls

Sohrab Ahmari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sohrab Ahmari

As the events unfolding in Tunisia demonstrate, the bargain struck by the West with autocrats sitting atop social pressure cookers ready to erupt at any minute is a bad one.