Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan

Late last month al-Bashir's government began restricting access to popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter which have been used by demonstrators to coordinate protest in major cities across Sudan. President Omar al-Bashir has ruled over Sudan for 30 years after coming to power during a military coup in 1989. According to Reuters, there … Continue reading Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan

UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media

Last week the State Security Court in the United Arab Emirates upheld a  10-year jail sentence of human rights activist and poet Ahmed Mansoor  for criticizing the government of the UAE on social media. The Emirates  accuse Mansoor of publishing false information, promoting a sectarian  and hate-incited agenda, and using social media to "harm national … Continue reading UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media

77,000 Jailed In Turkey Since The Failed Coup In 2016

According to a report from Reuters 100 Turkish Soldiers were arrested in Turkey this week for their alleged ties to Fethullah Gulen who President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey accuses of orchestrating a coup in 2016 that failed and left 70 people dead on the streets of Turkey. Since the failed coup President Erdogan has run … Continue reading 77,000 Jailed In Turkey Since The Failed Coup In 2016