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Event: Protecting Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Religion or Belief for All

02 Mar 2015

Organized by FIDH in collaboration with ARTICLE 19,…

Press release

Rwanda: Journalist found guilty on defamation charges

02 Mar 2015

ARTICLE 19 is disappointed by the conviction of Burasa…

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Broken Pens and Missing Pieces – the Effects of Censorship

27 Feb 2015

"Censorship is the mother of metaphor” - Jorge…

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Russia: Mass Media Defence Centre, latest target in continued NGO crackdown

27 Feb 2015

ARTICLE 19 condemns the decision by the Russian authorities…

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Bangladesh: ARTICLE 19 condemns the murder of blogger Avijit Roy

27 Feb 2015

ARTICLE 19 condemns the murder of Avijit Roy, blogger…

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Kenya: High Court ruling on security amendment act a victory for free speech

26 Feb 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the decision by the High Court…

Update

Myanmar: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights statement ahead of elections

25 Feb 2015

“We welcome the statement of the UN High Commissioner…

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ARTICLE 19 to UN Watchdog: Online Anonymity and Encryption Must Be Protected

18 Feb 2015

In February 2015, ARTICLE 19 responded to the UN Special…

Statement

Malaysia: Repeal Section 203A of the Penal Code

16 Feb 2015

ARTICLE 19 is concerned that amendments to create new…

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Sri Lanka: Right to Information Bill requires further improvement

16 Feb 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the new government’s commitment…

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Denmark: One dead at free speech event in Copenhagen

16 Feb 2015

On Saturday 14th February, a gunman killed one person…

Update

Mexico: Reforma newspaper distribution centre attacked

16 Feb 2015

A Reforma newspaper distribution centre located in…

Update

Kenya: Film regulator bans screening of Fifty Shades of Grey

13 Feb 2015

The recent ban of the film, Fifty Shades of Grey, by…

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Iran: Revolution and the Evolution of Art

13 Feb 2015

Wednesday 11 February marked the 36th anniversary of…

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Azerbaijan: Drop the charges against Emin

13 Feb 2015

On 11 February the Swiss Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

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Egypt: Al Jazeera journalists released on bail

12 Feb 2015

Commenting on the release of Al Jazeera journalists…

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Malaysia: Drop sedition investigation into political cartoonist Zunar

11 Feb 2015

UPDATE: Zunar was released on bail on 13 February,…

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Brazil: A month of protests and violations

09 Feb 2015

Today (9th February 2015) marks one month since public…

Update

'Right to be Forgotten' Must be Limited to EU Domains, Advisory Council says

09 Feb 2015

On 6 February 2015, Google’s Advisory Council…

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North Caucasus: Human Rights NGO lawyer hospitalised after brutal assault

06 Feb 2015

On 4 February, Memorial lawyer Murad Magomedov was…

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Finding a Safe Space in Iran

06 Feb 2015

The unease of having your parents, aunts, uncles and…

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ICANN’s Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights

06 Feb 2015

Freedom of expression and privacy are internationally…

Update

Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

06 Feb 2015

This monthly newsletter provides a snapshot of the…

Advocacy letter

Establish a UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy

05 Feb 2015

The undersigned organisations, a coalition of international…

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The Gambia: Families targeted and persecuted after failed coup d’état in the Gambia

02 Feb 2015

Ten or so human rights organisations in Africa have…

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Egypt: Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste released while colleagues remain in jail

02 Feb 2015

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has been released…

Press release

Senegal: Ban on opposition demonstrations

02 Feb 2015

The Senegalese League of Human Rights (LSDH), Amnesty…

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Beyond Blasphemy: Why Two Iranian Newspapers Were Closed Down

30 Jan 2015

The attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo has reignited…

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Iran: The Un-universal Application of Universal Human Rights

30 Jan 2015

“Free speech in Iran”.  “Freedom…

Update

Kenya: UPR highlights attacks on media and human rights defenders

28 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption of the Kenya’s…

Advocacy letter

Open letter to Directors of the European Investment Bank on the Group Transparency Policy

27 Jan 2015

To: Directors of the European Investment Bank Ref: …

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Egypt: ARTICLE 19 condemn deaths after clashes between police and protesters

26 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 is shocked at reports that 23 people have…

Press release

Tunisia: ARTICLE 19 demands the release of the blogger Yassine Ayari

22 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 denounces the conviction of the blogger…

Update

Mexico: Government fail to act following the disappearance of Veracruz journalist Moisés Sánchez

22 Jan 2015

Despite the first hours and days following a person’s…

Press release

ARTICLE 19 is pleased to announce the following changes to its International Board of Trustees

19 Jan 2015

After serving two terms of Chair of the International…

Statement

France: Distasteful expression should not be criminalised

15 Jan 2015

Following the deadly attacks in Paris last week, over…

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Malaysia: Growing intolerance as human rights lawyer arrested

15 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 condemns the recent arrest of Malaysian…

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France: social media investigations and arrests violate the right to freedom of expression

14 Jan 2015

On 14 January 2015, the French comedian Dieudonné…

Press release

Saudi Arabia: Stop flogging of Raif Badawi

13 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the recent flogging of…

Press release

Libya: ARTICLE 19 is extremely concerned about reports of murder of two Tunisian journalists

13 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 is extremely concerned about reports that…

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UK: Cracking down on end-to-end encryption threatens free expression and right to privacy

13 Jan 2015

ARTICLE 19 have released this statement following UK…

Update

ARTICLE 19 provides access to Tor network for thousands of censored users

12 Jan 2015

Tor is an indispensable tool for circumventing surveillance…

Update

Mexico: Missing journalist in Veracruz allegedly threatened by mayor

09 Jan 2015

Moisés Sánchez Cerezo, a journalist from…

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Those that live in glass houses should not throw stones

09 Jan 2015

2015 has arrived and Iran’s human rights dilemmas…