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Internet Dissidents

The following profiles are of writers, webmasters, and students who have been jailed by their governments for simply expressing their views via the Internet. The countries they represent--Tunisia, China, and Vietnam--all promote electronic communication as a vehicle of modernization, and yet subject it to draconian regulation in an effort to quash the dissemination of popular political dissent and protest.
You may have it bad under the Bush regime (especially if you are an Arab American), but we are comparatively lucky. This site details the arrest and ill treatment of activists using the Internet in other, even more barbaric, countries. I think it should serve as a call to increase our efforts, because we won't (at least, not yet) be silenced like these individuals have been.

 http://hrw.org/advocacy/internet/dissidents/