Tag Archive for 'internet-censorship'

Internet in Syria


Yesterday in Damascus, after checking my emails I realised that I had some messages on FaceBook so I tried to log into the popular social network website only to be greeted by a very unfriendly error message… FaceBook it seems is not welcome in Syria and the authorities have banned it, apparently after an anti-goverment […]

The great firewall of China


We were out and about in the mountains for the last couple of days and it seems the censors have been busy in the meantime. Upon our return, the BBC website and the Guardian have been censored: only the main page was accessible last night. Other western media work sporadically. English speaking medias seem to […]