Need to use the Internet? Want to do so freely?

Well, then you’d better not visit the country highlighted in this story from The Moscow Times.

 Since the beginning of 2015, at least 47 people have been imprisoned for their statements online.

Many more saw their websites and blogs classified as extremist or blocked by the government. Others received threats or were subjected to physical violence after expressing their views online.

The state’s attitude toward the internet has become increasingly hostile, says Agora’s most recent report.

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