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UN HRC: Council is failing to fulfil mandate

06 Oct 2015

ARTICLE 19 has signed a joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council, expressing disappointment at the overall failure to hold States to account…

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Malaysia: Sedition Act upheld in further blow to free expression

06 Oct 2015

ARTICLE 19 is disappointed by Malaysia’s 6 October Federal Court decision that the colonial era Sedition Act is indeed constitutional.…

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Country Report: Freedom of Information in Japan

06 Oct 2015

Constitutional FrameworkArticle 21 of the Constitution of Japan  guarantees freedom of assembly, association, speech, press and all other…

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Honduras: Situation for journalists is worsening

01 Oct 2015

On the adoption of the Honudras UPR at the 30th UN Human Rights Council, ARTICLE 19, together with partner organisations C-Libre and JASS Associates,…

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Libya: Criminal defamation laws must be abolished

01 Oct 2015

ARTICLE 19 and Lawyers for Justice in Libya have submitted a statement welcoming Libya’s acceptance of all 14 recommendations directly…

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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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Report: The Right to Online Anonymity

18 Jun 2015

ARTICLE 19 presents a new policy brief, originally…

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Iran Must Release Iranian-Canadian TV Producer Mostfa Azizi

15 Jun 2015

ARTICLE 19 continues to call for the immediate release…

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Kenya: Contempt of Court proceedings abused

12 Jun 2015

ARTICLE 19 East Africa is concerned by the recent arrest…

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Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh 2014

30 Apr 2015

The Social Progress Index for the year 2014 termed…


Joint Statement: Harassment of CSOs has intensified in the Transnistrian region of Moldova

29 Apr 2015

Statement by members of the Civic Solidarity PlatformOn…

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