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Social Activists Can Now Tap Bitcoin Donations via Casa Wallets

Bitcoin security firm Casa has partnered with the International Human Rights Foundation, a social body that fights abuse around the world. The partnership sees Bitcoin education, donations, and security. Bringing Bitcoin to Social Causes Casa, a security firm that offers bitcoin wallet products, announced yesterday its partnership with the Human Rights Foundation

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Russian Activists Use Bitcoin, and the Kremlin Doesn’t Like It

MOSCOW — No government can stop bitcoin transactions, which suggests the cryptocurrency is an ideal way for dissidents and activists to raise funds. This should be especially true in Vladimir Putin’s Russia, where independent politicians and civic groups have been under increasing pressure from the Kremlin. Opposition politicians, human rights groups

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How Bitcoin Is Used by Activists and Refugees to Promote Human Rights

CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen is joined by the Human Rights Foundation’s Alex Gladstein and Syrian entrepreneur Moe Ghashim to discuss how cultural context shapes the way people view bitcoin, including stories from the Middle East.Many bitcoiners see cryptocurrency as a cypherpunk tool that enhances personal freedoms, with cypherpunk meaning “using

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