Posts Tagged ‘ free speech ’

Blogger Omid Dies In Iranian Prison

Mar 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media

The Committee to Protect Bloggers is reporting that blogger Omid Reza Mir Sayafi has died in prison in Iran. Omid was sentenced in December to three years in jail.  Omid was accused of “insulting Iranian religious leaders and spreading propaganda” against the Iranian state. Human Rights Activists in Iran (translated from Arabic by Hamid Tehrani […]

Lieberman Calls On YouTube To Take Down Terrorist Content

May 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Video

Senator Joe Lieberman Monday called on Google to remove Internet videos produced by terrorist organizations such as Al-Qaeda from YouTube. “Islamist terrorist organizations use YouTube to disseminate their propaganda, enlist followers, and provide weapons training,” said the Senator said in his letter. “YouTube also, unwittingly, permits Islamist terrorist groups to maintain an active, pervasive, and […]