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ICANN Reform: Recommendations

20 Mar 2014

On 23-24 April 2014, the Global Multistakeholder Meeting…

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Lithuania: Draft Defamation Law

20 Feb 2014

In February 2014, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Defamation…

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Kenya: Contempt of Court Bill 2013

17 Jan 2014

In this legal analysis, ARTICLE 19 examines the Kenyan…

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Egypt: Draft Constitution December 2013

09 Jan 2014

In January 2014, ARTICLE 19 analysed Draft Constitution…

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Palestine: Draft Access to Information Law

12 Dec 2013

ARTICLE 19 has analysed the Draft Law on the Right…

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Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement: Intellectual Property Chapter

28 Nov 2013

On 13 November, Wikileaks published a full draft of…

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Italy: Defamation must be decriminalised

27 Nov 2013

In November 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed Law No. 925 (Defamation…

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Uganda: Public Order Management Act

01 Nov 2013

In this brief, ARTICLE 19 analyses the Ugandan…

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UK: Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press

29 Oct 2013

In this document, ARTICLE 19 comments on the final…

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Egypt: Proposed amendments to the Constitution

24 Oct 2013

In October 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Proposed…

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Italy: Draft Regulation on Copyright Protection on Electronic Communication Networks

01 Oct 2013

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 examines the Italian Draft…

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Tunisia: Draft Law on the Right of Access to Information

30 Sep 2013

In September 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Law…

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Morocco: Second Draft Law on the Right of Access to Information

27 Sep 2013

In September 2013, ARTICLE 19 examined the Draft Law…

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Uganda: Public Order Management Bill

13 Aug 2013

On 6th August 2013, the Ugandan Parliament passed the…

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Somalia: Draft Media Law

05 Aug 2013

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 examines the draft Media…

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Uruguay: Draft Law on Communications

29 Jul 2013

In July 2013, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Law on…

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Tunisia: Background paper on Internet regulation

05 Jul 2013

Between February 2012 and February 2013, ARTICLE 19…

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Libya : Protecting freedom of expression and right to access information in new constitution

01 Jul 2013

A 60-member "Constitutional Committee" will be established…

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Russia: Federal laws introducing ban of propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships

27 Jun 2013

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 calls on the Upper Chamber…

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Tunisia: The Third Draft Constitution of the Tunisian Republic

30 May 2013

In this brief, ARTICLE 19 offers comments and recommendations…

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Russia: Draft Amendment to the Criminal Code Aimed at Countering Insult of Religious Beliefs

08 May 2013

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 calls on the State Duma…

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Morocco: Draft Law on the Right to Access Information

23 Apr 2013

In mid-2011, Moroccan voters approved a new Constitution…

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UK: Draft Royal Charter on Self-Regulation of the Press

02 Apr 2013

This article has been removed and now appears here…

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Kazakhstan: Draft Criminal Code

01 Mar 2013

In this brief, ARTICLE 19 analyses the provisions of…

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Nigeria: Personal Information and Data Protection Bill

28 Feb 2013

The Government of Nigeria efforts to protect the rights…

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Egypt: Law Relating to the Regulation of the Right to Demonstrate in Public Spaces

25 Feb 2013

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 finds that the Draft Law…

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Tunisian draft constitution needs more work to protect freedom of expression

09 Nov 2012

ARTICLE 19 warns that the initial draft of Tunisian…

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ITU: Draft of the Future International Telecommunications Regulations

19 Oct 2012

In December 2012, the World Conference on International…

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South Sudan: Broadcasting Corporation Bill

03 Oct 2012

In October 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft the…

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Myanmar: Law on assembly and procession inconsistent with human rights

20 Sep 2012

The Decree on the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful…

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Brazil: Draft Computer Crime Bill

07 Sep 2012

In July 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the draft Bill PLC35/2012…

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Kazakhstan: Draft Law on Access to Information

24 Aug 2012

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 reviews the April 2012…

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South Sudan: Right of Access to Information Bill

21 Aug 2012

In August 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Right…

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Tunisia: Draft Law on Criminalisation of Offences against Sacred Values

16 Aug 2012

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 calls upon the Tunisian…

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Ethiopia: Proclamation on Telecom Fraud Offences

06 Aug 2012

In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 finds the recently adopted…

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South Sudan: Media Authority Bill

26 Jul 2012

In June 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft of the…

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Brazil: Civil Rights Framework for the Internet

26 Jul 2012

In July 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Civil Rights…

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Ecuador: Law on Communications

26 Jul 2012

In June 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Communications…

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Ukraine: Data Protection Act and related legislation

26 Jul 2012

ARTICLE 19 has analysed the provisions of the Ukraine…

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Kazakhstan: Civil Code Restrictions on Freedom of Expression

22 Jul 2012

In July 2012, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the civil law regime…

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Kenya: Internally Displaced Persons Bill

05 Jul 2012

In July 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Internally…

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Kazakhstan: National Security Law

31 May 2012

In May 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the National Security…

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Egypt: Protecting free expression and information in new constitution

09 May 2012

The new Constitution of Egypt is on the verge of being…

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Kenya: Draft Campaign Financing Bill

01 May 2012

In April 2012, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Draft Campaign…

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Uganda: Communications Regulatory Authority Bill

18 Apr 2012

In March 2012, the Government of Uganda tabled the…

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The Gambia: Analysis of selected laws on media

17 Apr 2012

In January 2012, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the legislative…

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East and Horn of Africa: Free expression and law in 2011

05 Apr 2012

In this statement, ARTICLE 19 outlines the main legal…