Women’s rights are #hashtagable

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In the last few weeks a debate about the sense of digital activism or “clicktivisim” has erupted around the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. This online campaign started in Nigeria after the terror group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from their boarding school Continue reading

Stop Mass Surveillance

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Article 12, Universal Declaration of Human Rights: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honor and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law Continue reading

RTP RiP? – Portugal’s TV market will lack diversity

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The Portuguese government will sell the TV license of RTP 2. This information was published this Saturday by the Portuguese weekly “Expresso”. According to the newspaper, there is little doubt, even within RTP, that this privatization process will take place. Continue reading

Freedom of Expression in Latin America

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Information and communication technologies are constantly developing. At the beginning of the 20th century it was the radio that caused a revolution in the way we communicate, then came the TV, and today the internet has penetrated the globe. Legal Continue reading