An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared from the site.
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Moroccan authorities should free an entrepreneur who was sentenced to two years in prison in violation of his right to free speech.
Unjustly jailed Azerbaijan blogger Huseynov who has been serving a 2-year prison sentence faces new charges without evidence of assaulting a authorities.
The UAE must release pro-democracy campaigner Ahmed Mansoor, whose 10-year jail sentence for criticizing government on social media was upheld this week.
Vietnam is looking to the law as way to control public criticism of government activity, activist bloggers believe. Bloggers have been arrested.
Vietnamese blogger Mother Mushroom tells activists, you are not alone while walking VOA through her story from blogging, arrests and presents state of live.
Authorities in Mauritania should promptly and safely release a blogger who remains in custody despite an appeals court’s decision one year ago.
Prominent Vietnamese blogger sent to exile in U.S. says her reunion with family after two years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom.
A former newspaper columnist has been jailed for seven years in Myanmar over Facebook post criticizing the country’s leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Kazakhstan on Thursday sentenced a man to three years in prison for inciting social hatred and calling for the forcible overthrow of the government.