Let the first blogger to die in prison be the last

The March 18 movement started in honor of blogger Omid Sayafi, who died in Tehran on the same day in 2009. If you’d like to be a part of this movement, I suggest you follow on to this blogpost, giving you details on how to be involved, through videos and a PSA.

Bloggers across the globe are being imprisoned for writing posts that are deemed “blasphemous” or are accused of “spreading false information harmful to the country.” On my sidebar are examples of just two out of the hundreds of bloggers worldwide who are currently serving sentences. Below is a brief of a campaign defending the right to freedom of speech on blogs:

Let the first blogger to die in prison be the last

Chirag Desai @Chirag