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Mexicans building a feminist Internet face challenges

Online violence is a tactic to exert power over women, it impinges on our ability to freely express ourselves, while hate speech is tolerated | Image: Public Domain When Patricia Azcagorta ran as a candidate for mayor of Caborca, Sonora, in Mexico in 2018, a video was circulated on social…
bubmag
February 12, 2020
Free Internet

How the US can help Iranians access the free, unfiltered internet

by Ahmed Batebi and Mamadou Babaei  | February 10, 2020 12:00 AM During the November 2019 Iranian protests over gas price hikes, and during the December funerals of the protest victims, Iranians experienced a 10-day government-backed internet shutdown. During that “interruption,” about 1,500 people, including 443 women and 17 children,…
bubmag
February 10, 2020