Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam


In Vietnam, a new law has been passed under which it’s illegal if citizens post news or “general information” online. Some of you may be thinking that what’s new in this law, this too shall be one of those government crackdowns on Internet that could hardly be enforceable. However, to your surprise this time insteadContinue reading “Government backed Internet Censorship crackdowns rising globally from UK to Vietnam”

Assange’s prosecution likely after Manning’s conviction on espionage charges


The likelihood of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s prosecution by the United States as a co-conspirator has moved a step closer following the conviction of Army private, Bradley Manning on espionage charges on Tuesday. The view is shared by his attorney and civil liberties groups alike. Manning is found guilty of numerous violations under Espionage ActContinue reading “Assange’s prosecution likely after Manning’s conviction on espionage charges”

UNESCO to ensure safety of Journalists


The UN cultural agency UNESCO has given assurance that it will take steps to extend greater protection to the world’s journalists. UNESCO is supported by numerous international press freedom organizations. The UN agency’s report stated that 121 journalists were killed worldwide in 2012. The fact that this time around the number of death’s are almostContinue reading “UNESCO to ensure safety of Journalists”

Turkey facing the heat from international Press Freedoms watchdog over keeping Independent Journalists in Jail


In the report of an international organization that is dedicated towards the cause of press freedom. It has marked the regime of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to be the most rigid regime in the world to let the media function independent of any pressure from the administration. “Committee to Protect Journalists” is theContinue reading “Turkey facing the heat from international Press Freedoms watchdog over keeping Independent Journalists in Jail”