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Dodging border fences in Budapest / Inside an Uzbek internet revolution

Dodging border fences in Budapest / Inside an Uzbek internet revolution

Live from Budapest, Todd Williams explains why Hungary's new fence on the Serbian border is as much about EU bureaucracy as it is border enforcement, and how Viktor Orban's anti-immigrant messaging lost the meme battle to billboard defacers.

Journalist Sarah Kendzior profiles the rise of the Uzbek social media movement Qorgmaymiz (We are not afraid) and explains the danger the group faces from a repressive state with an arbitrary justice system and roots in Soviet-era surveillance tactics.

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