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Rights Groups Demand Justice for journalist Mehman Huseynov Tortured in Azerbaijan

12 Jan 2017

12 January 2017 The undersigned organisations…

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Russian editor threatened by government official in Instagram post

09 Jan 2017

ARTICLE 19 submitted this alert to the Council…

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Call on Bahrain to release Nabeel Rajab

20 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 and 51 other organisations have signed a…

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Poland: Journalists must have access to Parliament

19 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 is very concerned by proposed and existing…

Press release

Tanzania: Popular website Jamii Forum’s office raided, staff arrested and detained

16 Dec 2016

The arrest on Tuesday of Maxence Melo, founder and…

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Poland: President Must Reject Proposed Restrictions on Protests

15 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 calls upon the Polish President to reject…

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Brazil: New Bill threatens existing environmental protections and rights of communities

15 Dec 2016

A new bill currently before the Brazilian Congress…

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Myanmar: Journalist investigating illegal logging killed

14 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 is extremely concerned about the death of…

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Iran: UNGA Resolution sends vital message on human rights concerns

13 Dec 2016

To: Member States of the United Nations General Assembly Your…

Blog

10 years on from the CRPD: raising voices to raise awareness

13 Dec 2016

Guest blog by Victoria Lee, Programme Manager within…

Statement

Netherlands: Wilders’ ‘hate speech’ conviction will not advance tolerance

09 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 considers that the ‘hate speech’…

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Syria: Abducted Activists’ Whereabouts Remain Unknown

09 Dec 2016

The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh,…

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IGF 2016 Civil Society Closing Speech

09 Dec 2016

The following statement was given by Paulina Gutierrez,…

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Freedom of Expression Unfiltered: How blocking and filtering affect free speech

08 Dec 2016

The Internet was designed to enable the free flow of…

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Freedom of Expression Unfiltered: New policy on blocking, filtering and free speech

08 Dec 2016

Today, at the Internet Governance Forum, ARTICLE 19…

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The Right to Protest: Principles on the protection of human rights in protests

07 Dec 2016

Protests play an important part in the civil, political,…

Press release

Hivos and ARTICLE 19 show countries' readiness to open up public contracting

07 Dec 2016

THE HAGUE December 7 – Governments worldwide…

Update

Gambia: Opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others released on bail

06 Dec 2016

The leader of the Gambian opposition United Democratic…

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Azerbaijan: Stop Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

06 Dec 2016

The government of Azerbaijan is carrying out a multi-pronged…

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Corporate actors must not facilitate human rights violations through new Chinese rules

02 Dec 2016

Recent efforts by Verisign at the Internet Corporation…

Policy brief

Algorithms and automated decision-making in the context of crime prevention

02 Dec 2016

In this briefing paper, ARTICLE 19 evaluates the human…

Update

Gambia election: Government shuts down internet communications

01 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns yesterday’s government-ordered…

Submission

Freedom of Expression and the role of the telecommunications and Internet access sector

01 Dec 2016

ARTICLE 19 has responded to the call for submissions…

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Malaysia: Crackdown on civic space intensifies with raids, threats, and arrests

30 Nov 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the escalating crackdown on civic…

Statement

Kazakhstan: Land Reform Protesters Must Be Released

30 Nov 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns yesterday’s sentencing…

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Bahrain: Cease the judicial harassment of Faisal Hayyat and other Bahraini journalists

28 Nov 2016

ARTICLE 19 signed a joint letter from 48 human rights…

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Brazil: The work of women on radio is the theme of ARTICLE 19’s new project

25 Nov 2016

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of…

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Social Media and “Fake News” from a free speech perspective

25 Nov 2016

Recently, Facebook has been blamed for spreading “fake…

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Panama: Release Dutch journalist and drop criminal defamation charges

25 Nov 2016

Panamanian authorities should immediately release Dutch…

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Free Maria Chin, Abolish SOSMA!

24 Nov 2016

We, the undersigned civil society organizations, strongly…

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Egypt's Draft NGO Law Dismantles Civil Society

24 Nov 2016

59 organisations call on the Egyptian government to…

Submission

France's Highest Court must respect free speech in “right to be forgotten” case

23 Nov 2016

Today, 23 November 2016 – ARTICLE 19, together…

Legal analysis

Kenya: Cyber Security and Protection Bill

18 Nov 2016

In September 2016, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the draft Cyber…

Legal analysis

Kenya: Computer and Cybercrimes Bill

18 Nov 2016

In September 2016, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the draft Computer…

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Malaysia: Government must protect and facilitate BERSIH 5 Protest

18 Nov 2016

ARTICLE 19 urges the Malaysian government to protect…

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UK: New surveillance law sets dangerous global precedent

18 Nov 2016

The UK Parliament has passed the Investigatory Powers…

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Myanmar: End crackdown on women and journalists reporting on sexual violence allegations

18 Nov 2016

ARTICLE 19 is concerned by the ongoing crackdown against…

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Bahrain: Human Rights Defender Ghada Jamsheer remains in jail despite poor health

16 Nov 2016

Women’s rights defender, writer and blogger Ghada…

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Increased government control is blocked for now, but the threat still looms

15 Nov 2016

At the International Telecommunication Union (ITU),…

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Myanmar: Media survey shows demand for continued reform

14 Nov 2016

A new survey of Myanmar journalists, carried out by…

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United States must protect freedom of expression at home and abroad

11 Nov 2016

“ARTICLE 19 calls on President-elect Donald Trump,…

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Russia: Landmark ruling against LinkedIn a threat to social media

11 Nov 2016

Access to LinkedIn, the world's largest online professional…