GVsummit08: Defending Free Speech Online

The first day of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2008 brought together core activists from different local anti-censorship groups, NGO’s representatives and tools developers. Day One was devoted to discuss the challenges facing freedom of expression and debate the state of censorship and anti-censorship efforts in the world featuring several panels on matters relating to censorship and online freedom of speech:

  1. Session: “Toward a Global anti-censorship network”
  2. Session: “Citizen Media and Online Free Speech”
  3. Session: “Living with censorship”
  4. Session: “Frontline Activists meet the Academy: Tools and Knowledge
  5. Session: “NGO’s and on-the ground activists: Defending the Voices”

The following are video clips from Day 1 of the conference: