Tag Archives: Twitter protest

Hunger Striker Khader Adnan, Saved by Twitter

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi This week, Palestinian activist Khader Adnan ended his 66-day hunger strike. According to Al Jazeera, the 33-year-old Palestinian was arrested under an Israeli military order and held without charges or trial. Adnan broke his hunger strike, which … Continue reading

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Twitter’s New Censorship Policy: Betrayal or are the Protests Wrong?

by Echo Xie The end of January was all about internet freedom of expression. As if all the fuss from the Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA), Protect IP Act (PIPA) and the proposed intellectual property treaty in the European Union … Continue reading

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