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Myanmar: Amended Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law

22 Aug 2014

On 24 June 2014, following months of campaigning by…

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Brazil: Police must be regulated during protests

30 May 2014

With the start of the World Cup only a week away, ARTICLE…

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Brazil's own goal: Protests, police and the World Cup

29 May 2014

The countdown to the 2014 World Cup has been marked…

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Human Rights Council: States must protect rights during protests

31 Mar 2014

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption by the UN Human Rights…

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Venezuela: Government must take concrete actions to enable dialogue

21 Mar 2014

After 38 days of widespread protests in Venezuela 31…

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Mexico: Non-fatal violence against journalists soars in 2013.

18 Mar 2014

Article 19 hold a silent demonstration in Mexico City…

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Russia: Crackdown starts as Sochi ends

24 Feb 2014

As the global spotlight on Russia for the 2014 Sochi…

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Cambodia: UN human rights review as protest crackdown continues

27 Jan 2014

A coalition of human rights groups will urge the international…

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How to protect yourself during protests: A19 Video Tutorial

13 Dec 2013

ARTICLE 19 marked Human Rights Day (10 December) with…

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Ukraine: Investigate attacks against journalists during protest clampdown

09 Dec 2013

The Ukrainian authorities should swiftly investigate…

Press release

Ukraine: Excessive use of force against protests must stop

03 Dec 2013

Since 21 November 2013, people across Ukraine began…

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Mexico: Increasing violence against protesters

31 Oct 2013

In the past 10 months, protests in Mexico City have…

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Azerbaijan: Election will not be credible unless people are free to criticise the government

08 Oct 2013

In a joint call, issued today, on the eve of the Presidential…

Policy brief

Responding to Hate Speech against LGBTI people

08 Oct 2013

In this policy paper, ARTICLE 19 proposes the response…

Legal analysis

Uganda: Public Order Management Bill

13 Aug 2013

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

Update

ECtHR: Eon v France

01 Aug 2013

14 March 2013, European Court of Human Rights, Application…

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Egypt: Excessive use of force against protesters

29 Jul 2013

ARTICLE 19 is alarmed by the violence against protesters…

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Stand-still protest outside Turkish embassy to remember 7 dead in Gezi Park protests

26 Jul 2013

On Sunday, 28 July at 12pm, ARTICLE 19 will hold a…

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Brazil: State response to protests indiscriminate and disproportionate

17 Jun 2013

ARTICLE 19 condemns the indiscriminate use of force…

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Tunisia: Decision in FEMEN protest violates freedom of expression

14 Jun 2013

ARTICLE 19 is alarmed by the sentence, delivered by…

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UK: EDF sentences highlight need for review of protest laws

06 Jun 2013

ARTICLE 19 is concerned that just a week after a UN…

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UNHRC: UN expert on peaceful assembly reports on UK

30 May 2013

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of Maina Kiai, the UN…

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Uganda: Violent attacks on protesters as letter crisis continues

28 May 2013

ARTICLE 19 condemns the violent attacks by the Ugandan…

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Vietnam: Injustice reigns as eight pro-democracy activists lose appeal

24 May 2013

Family members and supporters rally to demand freedom…

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Brazil: Court approves ban on development protestor

21 May 2013

ARTICLE 19 is disappointed with the decision of a court…

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Brazil: Campaigner against property project silenced by court

26 Apr 2013

ARTICLE 19 has lent its support to the case of Ricardo…

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Venezuela: Critical situation for free speech post-election

24 Apr 2013

ARTICLE 19 urges the newly elected Venezuelan government…

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Bangladesh: Action needed now to stop gender-based violence against journalists

10 Apr 2013

ARTICLE 19 calls on the government to condemn violence…

Legal analysis

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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Vietnam: Jailing of thirteen pro-democracy activists is an abuse of fundamental rights

09 Jan 2013

ARTICLE 19 condemns the jailing of thirteen pro-democracy…

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Kazakhstan: Ongoing crackdown on criticism and the muzzling of independent media

17 Dec 2012

ARTICLE 19 is deeply concerned about the ongoing crackdown…

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Kazakhstan: Banning and suspension of media outlets is politically motivated censorship

12 Dec 2012

ARTICLE 19 is concerned by the Court decision on 4…

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Southeast Asia: Obama must speak for those who are silenced on his visit

17 Nov 2012

President Obama must use his historic trip to Southeast…

Press release

Azerbaijan: Demand for the immediate release of jailed protesters

27 Oct 2012

A week on from a peaceful protest against government…

Press release

Russia: Appeals court upholds Pussy Riot jail term and fails to protect political dissent

10 Oct 2012

An appeals court in Moscow has upheld the two-year…

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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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Tunisia: Indefinite ban placed on protests in iconic avenue ends in violence

10 Apr 2012

ARTICLE 19 calls for the lifting of the indefinite…

Press release

Uganda: Police must be held accountable for brutality against journalists

22 Mar 2012

ARTICLE 19 condemns the recent brutal attacks…

Press release

Azerbaijan: ARTICLE 19 calls on authorities to ensure safety and security of detained activists

20 Mar 2012

ARTICLE 19 calls on the Azerbaijani authority to immediately…

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Women of Courage

09 Mar 2012

In a period of greater crackdowns on protests and free…

Press release

Russia: International spotlight on tomorrow’s protests

03 Feb 2012

ARTICLE 19 calls on the Russian authorities to respect,…

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UK: Blanket ban on marches in six London boroughs violates freedom of speech

02 Sep 2011

ARTICLE 19 is concerned about the blanket 30 days ban…