Illustration by Coelho / RFE/RL
Repressive governments are fighting back against encrypted messaging apps like WhatsApp and Telegram.
The internet gives Arab youth a space to talk, criticize and mobilize. But restrictions on that space are cropping up in Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Morocco.
Adictos al iPhone, a tech startup in Cuba, is betting on broader web access in Cuba. Its staff finds ways to work around communication obstacles.
Illustration by Brian Williamson / VOA
The country is more connected than ever – but a wide gulf in access separates rich from poor.READ THE FULL STORY