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  • Apr 24 2014
  • 1:59pm
Turkey's #IzmirTwitterCase: a ludicrous and baseless attack on free speech
I was in court on Monday to hear first-hand the ludicrous decision to continue the trial of 29 young women and men in what has been coined the ‘Twitter trial’.
  • Apr 24 2014
  • 12:53pm
Arrested - and shot at - for praying. The Indonesian approach to policing peaceful gatherings
Ahead of the Indonesian elections this month we joined TAPOL, Survival International and Down to Earth outside the Indonesian Embassy to call for the immediate and unconditional re...
  • Apr 23 2014
  • 8:33pm
1989 Protester's Profile: Jiang Jielian (蒋捷连)
Jiang Jielian (蒋捷连), high school student, sit in at Xinhuamen and he and other students were dispersed by police on 19 April. He joined in March into Tiananmen many times. ...
  • Apr 23 2014
  • 8:30pm
Today in 1989 : set up students' networks around the country
Monday, April 24, 1989, was the first day of the city-wide class strike for almost all colleges in Beijing.
  • Apr 22 2014
  • 9:34pm
1989 Protester's Profile: Wu Guofeng (吴国峰)
Wu Guofeng (吴国峰), from Department of Industrial Economics and Management at People's University, a member of the Autonomous Union in his university, staged a hunger strike, tog...