Worst countries in which to blog
Via: Saudi Jeans I read this account:
Burma is the worst place in the world to be a blogger, the Committee to Protect Journalists says in a new report. CPJ’s “10 Worst Countries to be a Blogger” also identifies a number of countries in the Middle East and
Relying on a mix of detentions, regulations, and intimidation, authorities in
Selma, the translator-poet blogger who writes from Tehran with love has gradually grown quiet over the last year. Her distress is quite acute, to those who follow her blog, though it remains mainly hinted at. A few months ago she said:
Her more recent posts, delivered between increasingly longer periods of silence, bespeak of a quiet despair. Some time ago she mentioned that her father had warned her to be extra vigilant about what she writes on her blog.