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Last week, we marked Internet Freedom Day with protests outside of Google offices in 10 countries. We showed up in force to demand that Google scrap its controversial plans to develop a censored search engine in China, called Project Dragonfly.  These actions are made possible...

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The University of Massachusetts Boston has officially severed its ties with Confucius Institutes! This victory is a testament to the power of grassroots. Just over one year ago, Boston community members, students, faculty, and activists started organizing against the CI at UMass Boston. They...

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We are hearing the news that Google has decided to hold off Project Dragonfly due to mounting pressure on the company. Over the last few months, there has been intense internal resistance and global outrage against Google’s controversial plans to build a censored search platform...

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Yesterday, the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approved the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act. The bill now goes to the Senate floor, which is the last step before it is sent to the President to sign. The progress of this...

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Today, at China’s third Universal Periodic Review at the United Nations, 13 member states stood up for Tibet, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Nine of these states (Australia, Canada,...

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The unanimous passing of the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act by the House on September 25, 2018 was a historic victory for Tibet. However, in order for this bill to become law, the Senate must also pass it, so that the President...

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