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Just two years into a 20-year prison sentence, Azerbaijani political prizoner Abbas Huseynov reports suffering torture and receiving death threats. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on stage at the City National Civic in San Jose for Facebook's F8 2017 Developers Conference. Credit: Maurizio Pesce. 

Rather than abandoning institutions like the European Union and Facebook, we should push them to act more like democracies.

Recent developments shed light on the phenomenon’s immediate and long-term implications.

International human rights, media, and Internet freedom organizations urge Russia and various intergovernmental organizations to redress Russia's freedom of expression and privacy violations online and offline. 

Freedom House undertook rapid conflict assessments in 16 at-risk communities in six provinces throughout South Africa. 

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Iranian authorities have begun disrupting access to Telegram, the country’s most popular social media platform of around 40 million monthly users. 

Tanzanian authorities pre-emptively arrested citizens using social media to promote the protest on April 26

Conditions are deteriorating in Tanzania, but Ethiopia shows that this may only be the beginning.

Під тиском влади та праворадикальних сил громадські активісти гуртуються для захисту їхньої життєво важливої роботи.

Armenians have been able to hold the country’s most powerful political figure accountable through public demonstrations, an event significant for the entire region.

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