World Day Against Cyber-Censorship

World Day Against Cyber-Censorship – 2017 This is a day of observance spearheaded by Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International in 2008. For this year’s World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) issued a report entitled “Censorship and surveillance of journalists: an unscrupulous business.” The report condemns the readiness with which leading Internet companies submit to…

CLBR #233: HRW’s Kristine Beckerle on Social Media and Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

14,000 Saudi Women Sign Petition to End Male Guardianship Laws In Response to Twitter Campaign Background: Boxed In: Women and Saudi Arabia’s Male Guardianship System Saudi Women Launch Twitter Campaign Against Male Guardianship Twitter and the Birth of “Women Spring” in Saudi Arabia Human Rights Watch’s Kristine Beckerle (@K_Beckerle)  is the Yemen and Kuwait researcher in the Middle…