Reporting on how authoritarian states attack freedom of expression by dominating the media, preventing freedom of assembly, restricting online speech and imprisoning, attacking or even killing those who speak out.
Country is expected to put into effect a new counter-terrorism law that rights groups warn could "reinstate the old police state that existed under deposed president Hosni Mubarak", writes Shahira Amin
Censorship of anti-war sentiment in Russia now uses a mixture of state-sponsored media attacks, arms-length loyalists, crooked think tanks and legal strong-arming – but is it working? Alastair Sloan reports
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has bowed to EU pressure to implement political reforms -- including changing the country's restrictions on the media, Buya Jammeh reports
All over the world, education is a right. In Venezuela it is considered a privilege. Ambar de la Croux explores the reasons behind the country's street protests
Three years on from the revolution, Egypt seems tired of turmoil and apathy is mounting, writes Morgan Meeker