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Consultation Open: Principles on Freedom of Expression and Information and Persons with Disabilities

19 Dec 2016

PUBLIC CONSULTATION WEBSITE ON ARTICLE 19'S PRINCIPLES ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND INFORMATION AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES There are…

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Poland: Journalists must have access to Parliament

19 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 is very concerned by proposed and existing restrictions on journalists’ access to Parliament in Poland, including a temporary…

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Brazil: New Bill threatens existing environmental protections and rights of communities

15 Dec 2016

A new bill currently before the Brazilian Congress will create far greater flexibility regarding existing rules for environmental permits. The…

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Myanmar: Journalist investigating illegal logging killed

14 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 is extremely concerned about the death of Eleven Media journalist Soe Moe Tun, and urges the Myanmar authorities to conduct an independent,…

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Freedom of Expression Unfiltered: How blocking and filtering affect free speech

08 Dec 2016

The Internet was designed to enable the free flow of information; however, technical measures restricting access to content are now worryingly commonplace…

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Tanzania: Popular website Jamii Forum’s office raided, staff arrested and detained

16 Dec 2016

The arrest on Tuesday of Maxence Melo, founder and…

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Poland: President Must Reject Proposed Restrictions on Protests

15 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 calls upon the Polish President to reject…

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Netherlands: Wilders’ ‘hate speech’ conviction will not advance tolerance

09 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 considers that the ‘hate speech’…

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Syria: Abducted Activists’ Whereabouts Remain Unknown

09 Dec 2016

The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh,…

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Freedom of Expression Unfiltered: New policy on blocking, filtering and free speech

08 Dec 2016

Today, at the Internet Governance Forum, ARTICLE 19…

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Hivos and ARTICLE 19 show countries' readiness to open up public contracting

07 Dec 2016

THE HAGUE December 7 – Governments worldwide…

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Azerbaijan: Stop Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

06 Dec 2016

The government of Azerbaijan is carrying out a multi-pronged…

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Gambia: Opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others released on bail

06 Dec 2016

The leader of the Gambian opposition United Democratic…