Iran threatens opposition on cell phone, e-mail use
Iran’s police chief today warned the opposition movement that their emails and text messages are being monitored and that those who use SMS, emails or other web tools to organise protests will be severely punished. General Ismail Ahmadi-Moghaddam said the police would show no mercy. He was quoted by the state-run Iranian Students News Agency […]
Google to stop censoring search results in China
Google has announced it will stop censoring search results in China after discovering that hackers have been targeting the company’s Gmail system in order to access the email accounts of Chinese human rights campaigners.
Kazakhstan: Press freedom activists put on trial
Three press freedom activists who organised a flash-mob protest in support of jailed Kazakh journalists have been put on trial. The group – which includes Raushan Esergepova, the wife of the jailed newspaper editor Ramazan Esergepov – are accused of holding an authorised demonstration, they have rejected the charges as politically motivated. Kazakhstan’s record on […]