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Category : Americas
Cybercrime law adopted in Saint Vincent and Grenadines is fundamentally flawed
Index on Censorship has joined the IFEX coalition to express deep concern by the cybercrime law adopted in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Chelsea Manning and the price US whistleblowers pay for revealing secrets
Although the US is considered to have relatively generous freedoms of speech and the press protected under the First Amendment to the US Constitution, these freedoms have their limits
Jason Nichols: Debunking “old tropes” through hip hop
Some say you can trace the origins of hip hop to a single room in New York City on 11 August 1973. At 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, the Jamaican-American DJ Kool Herc threw a party
Honduran journalist Cesario Padilla facing detention after student protests
Honduran journalist Cesario Padilla is facing immediate detention and a possible five-year jail term after being present at student protests.
Colombian rapper Shhorai: “Can you imagine a society in which women have no voice?”
Art has traditionally accompanied political and social movements in Latin America and the turn of the 21st century has seen a resurgence of diverse forms of expression
8-9 July: The power of hip hop
A conference followed by a day of performance to consider hip hop’s role in revolutionary social, political and economic movements across the world.
Homophobia in Honduras: growing attacks on LGBT activists
A year after returning from exile, Honduran gay rights activist Donny Reyes still fears a murderous attack at any minute
Homofobia en Honduras: el aumento de atracos y asesinatos de activistas LGBT
Un año tras volver del exilio, Danny Reyes, un activista homosexual hondureño aún teme ser asesinado en cualquier momento
Parental advisory: revisiting the filthiest songs from Tipper Gore’s hotlist
In the late 1980s, US author and activist Mary Elizabeth “Tipper” Gore claimed, in an interview with the Los Angeles Times, that she was not a “raunchy, inflexible prude”.
#IndexAwards2016: Méxicoleaks seeks to bring more transparency to Mexico
Méxicoleaks was launched in 2015 as a platform for people to anonymously share information leaks about anything in the public interest, including corruption, government spending and abuse
#IndexAwards2016: Tania Bruguera’s #YoTambienExijo ignites a worldwide movement
The beginnings of the #YoTambienExijo movement were born on 17 December 2014, when President Obama announcement a landmark warming of the 53-year chill between the United States and Cuba
Cuban artists still condemned to silence
Dissident artists are no better off post-Fidel, and renewed relations with the US haven't helped as many hoped or claimed they would
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