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Thailand: No Internet Freedom with new Computer Crime Act

BANGKOK, Thailand – The sound of cicadas spread as the sun sets in the northeastern city of Khon Kaen. Payu Boonsophon, 23, stares down at his smart phone. He hesitates before beginning to type a message on Facebook. He knows

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Uganda’s Hip Hop for Change – CBC The World This Weekend

KAMPALA, Uganda – February 18, 2016 was the presidential election in Uganda. President Yoweri Museveni extended his mandate beyond 30 years in power. But Ugandan youth want change. They are using indigenous language hip hop to express themselves and to

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Stop Muzzling the Press in East Africa

World Press Freedom Day is every May 3. The theme of this year’s WPFD, hosted by UNESCO, is Media Freedom for a Better Future: Shaping the Post-2015 Development Agenda. In Arusha, Tanzania, journalists and media stakeholders from around East Africa

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