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Joint Letter: UN General Assembly urged to support draft resolution on human rights defenders

24 Nov 2015

To: All Member States of the United Nations General Assembly Excellencies,We write to you as a group of human rights defenders and civil…

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Is the EU forgetting Freedom of Expression? The EU General Data Protection Regulation

23 Nov 2015

The EU General Data Protection regulation (GDPR) will replace the current patchwork of 28 different data protection laws in EU. However, as its…

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US: Kerry must pressure King of Saudi Arabia to halt execution of demonstrators

20 Nov 2015

On 20 November, a collection of 17 organizations and two individuals working on behalf of human rights and international religious freedom sent…

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Japan: Concern at Japanese government snub of UN expert on free expression

19 Nov 2015

ARTICLE 19 is disappointed that the Government of Japan has, at the last minute, cancelled the visit of David Kaye, the UN Special Rapporteur…

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Iran: Privacy and censorship fears around Telegram messaging app

18 Nov 2015

There are emerging concerns about privacy and government interference with Iran’s most used messaging app, Telegram. Lack of transparency…

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Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

11 Nov 2015

ARTICLE 19 has joined dozens of other organisations…

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Malaysia: Zunar's Trial challenges Sedition Act as unconstitional

06 Nov 2015

Today, 6 November, Zunar’s case was called…


Iran: Reports of an intensifying crackdown

06 Nov 2015

Over the last week, unsettling reports have emerged…

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Tunisia: Impunity in the context of political transition

30 Oct 2015

On International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against…


Turkey: Joint international emergency press freedom mission

19 Oct 2015

Concerns over the deteriorating state of press freedom…

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Malaysia: Crackdown on independent voices must end

04 Aug 2015

ARTICLE 19 calls on the Malaysian government to restore…

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Bangladesh: Charter of Bloggers Rights launched

06 Jul 2015

ARTICLE 19 has launched a twelve-point Charter of Rights…


Iropoly: What are the online behaviours that are landing Iranian online activists in jail?

02 Jul 2015

What are the online behaviours that are landing Iranian…

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Myanmar: Punishment for speaking out is worse for women, new report says

30 Jun 2015

A new report published today finds that those women…

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