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Turkey: ARTICLE 19 submits expert opinion in the case of brothers, Ahmet and Mehmet Altan

19 Jun 2017

On Monday 19 June, ARTICLE 19 will submit an expert opinion to Istanbul's 26th High Criminal Court examining the charges against prominent novelists…

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Turkey: Rights Groups to monitor criminal trial against journalists accused of participating in coup

16 Jun 2017

(Açıklamanın Türkçesi aşağıda yer almaktadır)On 19 June, the first hearing will take place in a trial concerning 17…

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Russia: Hundreds detained in anti-corruption protests

13 Jun 2017

Yesterday hundreds of protesters were arrested and detained across Russia during a series of anti-corruption protests initially called for by…

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UN expert calls on Internet access providers to respect free expression

12 Jun 2017

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, David Kaye, on the role of the private sector in the…

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Azerbaijan: Afgan Mukhtarli abducted in Georgia and detained on smuggling and trespassing charges

01 Jun 2017

ARTICLE 19 condemns the sentencing of freelance investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to three months in pre-trial detention by an Azerbaijani…

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Rights Groups to F1: Reconsider Plans For Bahrain F1 As Crackdown Intensifies

22 Jun 2017

22 June 2017 - Human rights campaigners have told Formula…

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UK: ARTICLE 19 regional director Tahmina Rahman honoured

19 Jun 2017

Tahmina Rahman has been honoured with an MBE in recognition…

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ARTICLE 19 Statement Delivered to the 2017 WSIS Forum High-Level Policy Sessions

16 Jun 2017

Inclusiveness and Access to Information and Knowledge  On…

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Mexico: Ensure accountability for journalist murders

16 Jun 2017

The following statement was delivered by ARTICLE 19…

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Turkey: HRC must address free expression violations

15 Jun 2017

ARTICLE 19 delivered the following joint statement at…

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South Sudan: Media Authority Bans Foreign Journalists For Critical Reportage

14 Jun 2017

On the eve of a major summit to end the political stalemate…

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Getting Connected: New policy on freedom of expression, telcos and ISPs

14 Jun 2017

Today, at the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council,…

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Eritrea: ARTICLE 19 disturbed at situation for free expression

14 Jun 2017

The following statement was delivered at the 35th Session…

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Human Rights and the SDGs: What the 2017 WSIS Forum Can Learn from UNHRC 35

12 Jun 2017

As the 2017 WSIS Forum kicks off today at the ITU headquarters…

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Yemen: NGOs demand release of journalists held by Huthi forces for two years

09 Jun 2017

The Huthi and allied forces should immediately and…

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Turkey: Release Taner Kiliç, chair of Amnesty International in Turkey

08 Jun 2017

 Yesterday morning, Taner Kiliç, the Chair…

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Myanmar: Release and drop charges against journalists and activist charged under Article 66(d)

07 Jun 2017

ARTICLE 19 urges the Myanmar authorities to release…