Daily Archives: 2010-10-22

S’poreans to speak up against Burma’s sham elections

As Burma prepares itself for its General Elections, which have been criticized worldwide for being neither free nor fair, the Free Burma Campaign (Singapore) is lending its voice to the criticism with an event at Speakers’ Corner on 30 October. From the Free Burma Campaign: Join us at Speakers’ Corner on Saturday, 30 October 2010 from 4pm to 4.45pm to say …

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Silence of the dissenters: How south-east Asia keeps web users in line

From The Guardian: Governments across south-east Asia are following China‘s authoritarian censorship of the digital world to keep political dissent in check, the Guardian can reveal. Vietnam, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia and the Philippines have all moved or are moving towards monitoring internet use, blocking international sites regarded as critical and ruthlessly silencing web dissidents. • In Vietnam, the Communist party wants to be your “friend” on the …

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