SOS Appeal: Fearing for her life, Afghan TV anchor Shabnam wants to leave Afghanistan

Shabnam Khan Dawaran, whose video exposing the Taliban went viral, says she continues to receive death threats Shabnam Khan Dawaran, 24, was a TV anchor with state-run RTA channel until the Taliban stopped her from working SHABNAM Khan Dawaran, the 24-year-old Afghan TV anchor whose video about the harrowing ordeal of being stopped by Taliban … Continue reading SOS Appeal: Fearing for her life, Afghan TV anchor Shabnam wants to leave Afghanistan

Internet Freedom Is Expected to See a Dip This Year (But People Will Find Ways to Stay Connected)

On the night of January 5th, outside the North Gate of Delhi’s premier educational institute Jawaharlal Nehru University, I tried, while balancing on my toes among young people pushing and pulling each other, to upload photos and videos of the chaos unfolding in front of me with no success. I was suddenly proud of my … Continue reading Internet Freedom Is Expected to See a Dip This Year (But People Will Find Ways to Stay Connected)