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Bahrain: States must call for release of Nabeel Rajab

14 Sep 2016

Human rights groups have written to fifty states urging them to publicly call for the release of Nabeel Rajab, President of the Bahrain Centre…

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Russia: Journalist imprisoned in Chechnya must be released

09 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the sentencing of Caucasian Knot journalist, Zhalaudi Geriev, to three years in jail on dubious narcotics charges, which…

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Turkey: Journalists must be immediately released from detention under emergency provisions

07 Sep 2016

Update: On the evening of Wednesday 7 September, Journalists Ugur and Polat were charged with "membership of a terrorist…

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Turkey: International civil society condemn crackdown on freedom of expression

06 Sep 2016

From 31 August to 2 September, an international delegation of civil society organisations visited Istanbul to demonstrate solidarity with writers,…

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Turkey: Charges must be dropped in trial of journalists following failed coup

01 Sep 2016

On 2 September, the first hearing will take place in a trial concerning three former senior editors of Taraf daily newspaper, Ahmet Altan, Yasemin…

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Turkey: Drop charges against the Altan brothers for expressing dissenting views

22 Sep 2016

Update: On the evening of 22 September a new arrest…

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Egypt: Court orders freezing of assets of prominent human rights defenders

19 Sep 2016

On 17 September an Egyptian court upheld an order of…

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Kenya: Public Benefit Organizations Act operationalised

16 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the operationalisation of the Public…

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Argentina: Access to Information Law is a welcome step forward

15 Sep 2016

On 14 September, after a legislative process lasting…

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Iran: Zaghari-Ratcliffe sentenced to 5 years imprisonment on secret charges

12 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 is extremely concerned by the five year…

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Turkey: Prominent intellectuals Ahmet and Mehmet Altan imprisoned

12 Sep 2016

Prominent novelist Ahmet Altan, and his brother, Mehmet…

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UN HRC: 6th Session of Istanbul Process focuses on practical measures to implement UN HRC Resolution 16.18

12 Sep 2016

Read and download the pdf version of this special briefing…

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Kenya: New dawn for transparency as Access to Information law is passed

01 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the assent into law of the Access…

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Myanmar: United Nations General Assembly resolution is still needed

01 Sep 2016

ALTSEAN-Burma, Amnesty International, ARTICLE 19, Civil…

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Turkey: Charges must be dropped in high-profile trial of journalists following failed coup

01 Sep 2016

On 2 September, the first hearing will take place in…

 
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