The Blog — Digital Activism Daily
Today in Digital Activism: Anonymous and others call for a protest to occupy Wallstreet, Iranians push government to protect a great Salt Lake, Wael Ghonim tells One Young World participants that the revolution in Egypt was leaderless, Syrians press the UN and witness releases a startling new report on video surveillance.
Twitter turns on SSL, protests in Bahrain, web censorship in Brazil, and netfreedom threatened in Jordan.
Today in Digital Activism: Famous poet sent to jail in Iran, Kurds raise their shoes in Erbil, CyberDissidents.org addresses King Abdullah, Environmental protests in China lead to censorship on Sina Weibo, Youth in Bangkok organize against human trafficking, and more.
Today in Digital Activism: Indians protest in support of Anna Hazare, protests in Malawi, will there be an American Autumn? Dubai gov fears protests, and Azeri government demolishes human rights group's offices.
Digital Activism Daily Weekend Edition: Egyptian activists charged with inciting violence because of social media postings, Brazilian comedians using Twitter, Zimbabwe leadership fears Arab Spring will arrive there, harsh treatment of Vietnamese bloggers, Tibetan exiles accuse China of cyber crime, Verizon strikers use Facebook, and filming China's dark side.
Protests in Syria continue in the city of Ma'arrat al-Nu'man. Protests in Togo continue for third straight day demanding real free press. Twitter milestone in Russia as newly-released Soviet archives show extent of Soviet involvement in the Middle East. UK PM threatens to shut down social networks. Uzbekistan restricts internet.
Praguers protest the closing of free-internet libraries, Israel has cut off electricity and internet in the Gaza strip, with no explanation. More videos and photos of the protests in Chile as the violence enters its second week. In Syria, the Government has launched new offensives against protesters in several cities, included is a video interview with Syrian Activists on the situation in Syria.
Student protests in Chile continue with 874 arrests today in strong police crackdown. PM Cameron allows use of rubber bullets in response to violent rioting; Egyptians juxtapose chaotic scene in London to non-violent activity in Tahrir Square. Journalists in Tobago demand the right to free press. Protest today in Syrian village organized over twitter.
Updates from London, Burma, Cuba, and Syria.
Mubarak's remarks in court become a popular ringtone in Egypt. New blogs and protest movements arise in Nepal. Israelis protest decline of public sector. Sixth International Vietnamese Youth Conference kicks off. Large Syrian protest planned for tomorrow spreading on Twitter. And, an Iranian water fight results in arrests by the "Morality Police."