All posts tagged IFEX

  • Andrew Lewman
    Keeping Writers Safe Online: An Interview with the Tor Project

    Tor is an online privacy tool that can provide digital safety to dissident writers around the world, by allowing for anonymity and a secure line to social media. This post first appeared on PEN Sweden’s Dissident Blog and was written by Deji Olukotun. It was published by IFEX on May 12, 2014.


  • Gul Panag
    Twitter Trolls in India: Sexist Abuse as a Tool to Muzzle Women

    This article draws attention to the real increase of sexist online abuse in India via social media channels like Twitter. Female activists who have “tweeted” political messages are consistently targeted for their outspokenness and are met with serious threats that transcend the digital realm. The article was originally published on April 1, 2014 by the Index on Censorship.


  • Mustafa Haji Abdinur
    When It’s Not the Right Time… Or the Right Place

    Mustafa Haji Abdinur works as correspondent for Agence-France-Presse in Mogadishu and is founder and editor-in-chief of the independent station Radio Simba. He spoke with IFEX about why he feels like a “dead man walking,” and what he thinks can be done to tackle impunity in his country.