Internet-Aktivisten in Syrien: Virtuelle (Konter-)Revolution

computerSYRIEN Von Anfang an waren Online-Aktivisten am Aufstand gegen Baschar al-Assad beteiligt. Auch wenn das Regime ihnen nun auf Augenhöhe im Netz begegnet, zeigen sie vor allem eines: dass in dem Bürgerkriegsland weiterhin ziviler Widerstand existiert (Foto: D. Barbus/utnapistim) Von Jannis Hagmann

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Interview with Syrian web activist Monis Bukhari: „Never save any data on your own hard drive“

revolutionMonis, you are a Syrian online activist. Tech-savvy as you are, you know how to protect yourself. Why did you still have to leave your country?

There was a spy in my activist group. I had reported some information to the Los Angeles Times and sent them photos and video footage about what happened in Damascus. That spy actually lived in the same house, an activist house in Damascus. He reported everything about me and my friends to the security forces. They wanted to catch me in order to kill me. (Photo: Khalid Albaih)

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