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Internet Freedom

05/31/2010: Pakistan court lifted Facebook ban.

06/06/2010: Bangladesh government lifted Facebook ban after removal of Muhammad caricatures.

02/08/2011: Syria lifted ban on social media sites Facebook, YouTube.

07/05/2012: UN Human Rights Council passed resolution to protect Internet speech.

11/01/2012: Russia Internet regulation law took effect.

12/28/2012: China adopted strict new rules on Internet providers and users.

01/15/2013: Citizen Lab published report on governments abusing Internet surveillance and censorship technologies.

03/21/2014: Turkish PM banned Twitter.

04/03/2014: Turkish authorities lifted Twitter ban following court ruling.

04/10/2014: Turkey reinforced YouTube ban despite court ruling.



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