EU fund against internet censorship

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The European Parliament has created a fund to protect internet freedom outside the European Union.

The money will be used to teach foreign bloggers online journalists and human rights activists how to defend themselves against censorship and cyber attacks.

The initiative for the fund was taken by Dutch MEP Marietje Schaake D66, who says in a statement that the internet and mobile phones have become effective weapons in the hands of dictatorial regimes.

Citizens who fall victim to torture are confronted will full print-outs of text messages, phone conversations and e-mails.


© Radio Netherlands Worldwide

© Radio Netherlands Worldwide

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  • Zesta posted:

    on 1st December 2011, 14:41:20 - Reply

    Wow,it is so great! we need your helps. Thailand needs change!!! Thank you very much for the Dutch MEP Marietje Schaake D66,i like you and i am very proud of you since i heard your speech at The EU parliment house.Thanks a lot! Merv.Marietie Schaake.