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Iran: Arbitrary detention of opposition leaders must end

12 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19 demands that the Iranian authorities end the arbitrary detention of leading opposition figures.  Zahra Rahnavard, and former…

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UK: Investigatory Powers Bill needs redraft, not review

11 Feb 2016

Following the publication of report by the Joint Committee for the Investigatory Powers Bill, ARTICLE 19 reiterates the need for a wholescale…

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Ukraine: Government must release blogger imprisoned for over a year on treason charges

09 Feb 2016

A year after his initial arrest, ARTICLE 19 calls upon the Government of Ukraine to immediately and unconditionally release Ruslan Kotsaba, a…

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UN HRC: 58 NGOs warn of harmful impact of “countering and preventing violent extremism”

04 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19 has been joined by more than 50 other leading international and national civil society organisations in calling on the UN Human Rights…

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ICANN Board agrees to human rights commitment

04 Feb 2016

A human rights promise that was made during the Tunis Agenda for the Information Society and the NetMundial conference is about to be delivered…

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Messaging Apps: Risk awareness and protecting communications

11 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19 recently published a sticker pack for Telegram…

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Tanzania: Another newspaper banned in continuing harassment of press

21 Jan 2016

ARTICLE 19 is disappointed that the Tanzanian government…

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Kenya: Intimidation and harassment of bloggers reaches new high

21 Jan 2016

ARTICLE 19 is deeply alarmed by recent escalation of…

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‘Hate Speech’ Explained: A Toolkit

23 Dec 2015

In this toolkit, ARTICLE 19 provides a guide to identifying…

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Brazil: Shutting down WhatsApp is wrong and disproportionate

23 Dec 2015

ARTICLE 19 condemns the judicial decision handed down…

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Dario Ramirez to step down as ARTICLE 19 Director for Mexico and Central America

18 Dec 2015

After almost 10 years as the Regional Director of ARTICLE…

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Gambia: Deyda Hydara, a journalist silenced by the gun

16 Dec 2015

Deyda Hydara, founder of the Independent newspaper…

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Malaysia: Zunar's Trial challenges Sedition Act as unconstitional

06 Nov 2015

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

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Iran: Reports of an intensifying crackdown

06 Nov 2015

Over the last week, unsettling reports have emerged…