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Brazil: Attacks against communicators on the rise

03 May 2016

Brazil is facing a freedom of expression crisis. ARTICLE 19 has documented an increase of 67% in attacks against communicators in 2015. In our…

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Mexico: Without free press there is no democracy

03 May 2016

Freedom of the press is a key indicator for the democracy of a country. In Mexico, serious human rights violations do not exist if they are not…

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World Press Freedom Day: Special Rapporteurs call for protection of freedom of expression when countering violent extremism

03 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the 2016 The Joint Declaration on Freedom of Expression and Countering Violent Extremism by four international experts…

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Turkey: ‘Charlie Hebdo’ prison sentences for two journalists violate freedom of expression

28 Apr 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the two-year prison sentences for Cumhuriyet journalists Ceyda Karan and Hikmet Çetinkaya, for republishing the…

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Bangladesh: murder of LGBT magazine editor must be condemned and perpetrators brought to justice

26 Apr 2016

Xulhaz Mannan, editor of Roopbaan, the country’s first LGBT magazine, has been murdered in the Kalabagan area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. A friend…

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