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APC influences governments submission to the Human Rights Council 17 June 2011

On June 10 a group of 40 countries submitted a joint statement to the Human Rights Council commending the Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression’s report following the initiative of the Swedish government.

US leads the charge in building 'shadow internet' 15 June 2011

The US State Department has been practically throwing money at activists and entrepreneurs in an effort to build independent internet networks for citizens of repressive regimes. This comes as part of a wider US effort to help internet users, particularly human rights activists, evade government...

Gay Girl in Damascus is really a man
Gay Girl in Damascus is really a man 13 June 2011 grady

So it turns out Gay Girl in Damascus, the “woman” who stole our hearts with tales of her repression in Syria, is really a man.

Join the UNESCO proposal for World Radio Day
Join the UNESCO proposal for World Radio Day 10 June 2011 AHM Bazlur Rahman- S21BR

Spanish Radio Academy to propose to the UNESCO the founding of a “World Radio Day” within the International Days UN calendar At the request of Spain, UNESCO Executive Board will consider a proposal to declare a World Radio Day at its 187th session on 21 September – 7 October th...

For the Lulz!
For the Lulz! 10 June 2011 grady

I’ve been a Twitter follower (aka ‘cyber-groupie’) of LulzSec for a little over a week and I can’t decide whether I’m amused, scared, or just plain aroused.

Facebook just got creepier
Facebook just got creepier 09 June 2011 grady

Like that guy who sits right next to you on the bus even though every other seat is free, the people at Facebook are once again “all up in your business”:http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9217447/Facebook_stirs_privacy_ir....

Spanish Radio Academy to propose to the UNESCO the founding of a "World Radio Day" within the International Days UN calendar.
Spanish Radio Academy to propose to the UNESCO the founding of a "World Radio Day" within the International Days UN calendar. 07 June 2011 AHM Bazlur Rahman- S21BR

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC), since its inception, has been advocating with the government and with other organizations for the promotion of Community Radio to address critical social issues at community level, such as poverty and social exclusion, empowerment of ma...

The great firewall of China - internet censorhip in China
The great firewall of China - internet censorhip in China 07 June 2011 APC

The Great Firewall is the unofficial name of the system censoring the internet in China. It’s famous for blocking access to some of the world’s most widely used websites, such as Facebook and Twitter. The full extent of the censorship is much larger, constantly changing and not fully known.