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#InternetOfRights: Creating the Universal Declaration of Digital Rights

24 Mar 2017

WARNING: This blogpost is published for discussion and engagement purposes only. It does not constitute a proposal for a legally binding treaty.…

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UN HRC: Mandate of Special Rapporteur on Iran extended with increased support

24 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) of a resolution to extend the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the…

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UN resolution affirms surveillance that is not necessary or proportionate is against the right to privacy

23 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) of a resolution that significantly advances States’ commitments to…

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Turkey: ARTICLE 19 submits expert opinion in Özgür Gündem solidarity campaign case

21 Mar 2017

Today, ARTICLE 19 submitted an expert opinion to Istanbul's 13th Court of Serious Crimes on the case of Erol Önderoğlu, Reporters Without…

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Iran: Arrests and Intimidation of Telegram Administrators and Journalists Ahead of the Elections

17 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 is concerned at the increasing crackdown against citizens using online platforms just two months before the presidential elections…

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Kenya: Journalist assaulted and injured by police officers

27 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 is dismayed by the brutal assault of Isaiah…

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South Sudan: Calls for reform in oral statement on UN Universal Periodic Review

17 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 is gravely concerned about the severe deterioration…

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Iran: Repression of those seeking truth and justice for 1980s killings needs to stop

16 Mar 2017

The Iranian authorities should stop the harassment,…

Statement

Uganda: Oral statement calls for action in implementation in UN Universal Periodic Review

16 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 regrets that the Government of Uganda has…

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Tanzania: Cybercrimes Act upheld in further blow to free expression

15 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 is disappointed by the High Court of Tanzania’s…

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Uganda: Court finds police officer guilty of assaulting journalists

13 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 welcomes a court verdict in which a senior…

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Paraguay: Court must consider freedom of speech in gender-based online abuse case

13 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 calls on the Juvenile Court of Paraguay…

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Updated Defamation Principles provide guidelines on defamation in digital age

09 Mar 2017

Today, at an event in Tunisia, ARTICLE 19 launched…

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The Global Principles on Protection of Freedom of Expression and Privacy

07 Mar 2017

Freedom of expression and privacy are mutually reinforcing…

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UN freedom of religion or belief expert calls for repeal of blasphemy laws

07 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur…

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Azerbaijan: Crackdown on Free Expression Accelerates With Conviction of Prominent Blogger

06 Mar 2017

ARTICLE 19 has joined a coalition of 24 civil society…