Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference
Beneblog: Technology Meets Society
OCTOBER 30, 2011
This morning we saw live video of democracy protesters in Yemen who have been following the discussions via streaming video. Maria Al-Masani, founder of the Yemen Rights Monitor human rights group, told conference participants how her fellow activists have effectively used common applications to circumvent censorship. This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post. This week marked a first-ever gathering of human rights activists with Silicon Valley technology developers.