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‘If I die’: Redditor draws comparisons to Anne Frank as she documents family’s struggles, attempt to flee Sudan Civil War

She penned what she worried might be her final post.

On Jun 15, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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How the hashtag is helping people stay alive in Sudan

The hashtag is back and making a big difference.

On May 22, 2023 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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Social media is helping raise awareness about massacres in Sudan

Sudan is in the middle of a revolution, and a social media campaign is playing a part.

On Jun 12, 2019 by Katie Balevic

facebook auctions south sudanese child bride

Facebook left a child bride auction up for 15 days

The post remained online for 15 days

On Nov 20, 2018 by Mikael Thalen

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Lawsuit against Trump immigration decision cites ‘sh*thole countries’ remark

'These American children should not have to choose between their country and their family.'

On Mar 12, 2018 by David Gilmour

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Gay Middle Easterners tell U.N. Security Council about living in fear of ISIS

The council heard primarily from gay Middle Eastern men who fear persecution at the hands of ISIS.

On Aug 24, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Hacking Team sold spy tools to oppressive Sudanese government

The controversial software firm counted a homicidal regime among its clients.

On Jul 6, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Drones are letting scientists study the Nubian pyramids from a new perspective

We're still learning about these 2,700-year-old Sudanese pyramids.

On May 25, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Tor forced to reject ‘major financial donation’ due to U.S. law

“There are many battles Tor can fight. This is not one of them.”  

On Jun 19, 2014 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Protesters are dodging Sudan’s Internet shutdown with a phone-powered crowdmap

Despite the attempt to cut off communications, a group of tech-savvy people based in Khartoum have developed a workaround.

On Sep 28, 2013 by [email protected]

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Sudan latest nation to use Internet blackout as weapon against own citizens

In shutting off its entire national Internet connection, Sudan joined Egypt, Libya, Burma, and Syria in an attempt to quell unrest by effectively muting the voices of its citizens

On Sep 26, 2013 by Curt Hopkins

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Pakistan blocks YouTube over controversial anti-Islamic video

Citing "indecent material," the country is denying access to YouTube after the Google-owned company refused to remove a controversial video that sparked protests across the Muslim world.

On Sep 17, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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#freeclooney: Twitter protests Clooney arrest

What's the real injustice: The sexiest man alive behind bars, or human-rights violations in the Sudan?

On Mar 16, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III