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Organization logo: PEN Eritrea

PEN Eritrea was officially recognized as a center at the 80th PEN International Congress in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 1 October 2014. The center joins a global network of writers in over 100 countries across the globe who campaign to promote literature and defend freedom of expression. Due to the extremely repressive political climate in Eritrea,…

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NGO  |   Legal assistance  |   Digital activism  |  
Organization logo: Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development. They work to ensure that rights and freedoms are enhanced and protected as our use of technology grows.

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Organization logo: Index on Censorship

Index on Censorship is an international organization that promotes and defends the right to freedom of expression. Index uses a unique combination of journalism, campaigning and advocacy to defend freedom of expression for those facing censorship and repression, including journalists, writers, social media users, bloggers, artists, politicians, scientists, academics, activists and citizens.

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NGO  |   Reporting/monitoring  |   Women's rights  |  
Organization logo: Women News Network (WNN)

Women News Network (WNN) has dedicated itself to bringing global attention to the needs and empowerment of women through online news journalism. Women News Network is a not-for-profit news network bringing in-depth news stories to over 500 UN agencies and NGO affiliates, international offices of legislation, worldwide universities and Schools of Law, as well the…

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This Netizen Report begins in China, where netizens have faced greater censorship challenges since the beginning of the new year. From there, the report moves to Tajikistan, where authorities have removed a ban on a number of websites including Facebook and Radio Ozodi. Then, the report move to Pakistan, Iran and beyond.

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The increasing importance of information and communication has brought with it another phenomenon: the rise of a surveillance society. Surveillance can be seen as an attempt by the powerful to maintain their dominance, asserting control over communication. At Riseup, the goal is to make a high degree of security easy and accessible for everyone.

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