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Russian Investigative Journalist and Activist Grigory Pasko Attacked

29 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 submitted this alert to the Council…

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UN HRC: Resolution on Safety of Journalists Breaks New Ground

29 Sep 2016

Download this report as a pdf hereThe UN Human Rights…

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Turkey: “You cannot report the news under the state of emergency”

29 Sep 2016

Today, ARTICLE 19 released a report summarising findings…

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Right to Know Day: Launching ARTICLE 19's RTI graphics in 10 Languages

28 Sep 2016

To celebrate International Right to Know Day, ARTICLE…

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Right to Know Day: The Right to Know Principles in 10 Languages

28 Sep 2016

To celebrate International Right to Know Day, we are…

Special statement

Nirbhoy - Fearless: ARTICLE 19 launches holistic protection platform

28 Sep 2016

Today, ARTICLE 19 Bangladesh and South Asia is launching…

Submission

UN HRC: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Cambodia

28 Sep 2016

Item 10 Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur…

Submission

UN HRC: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent Expert on Somalia

28 Sep 2016

Item 10: Interactive Dialogue with the Independent…

Submission

UN HRC: States must implement resolution 16.18 and the Rabat Plan of Action

27 Sep 2016

Item 9 General DebateOral Statement27 September 2016Delivered…

Press release

Jordan: Journalist's murder must be fully and transparently investigated

27 Sep 2016

On 25 September, Jordanian journalist and writer Nahid…

Submission

UN HRC: Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on Burundi

27 Sep 2016

Item 10: Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on BurundiOral…

Submission

UN HRC: UPR outcome of the United Republic of Tanzania

22 Sep 2016

Item 6: UPR outcome of the United Republic of TanzaniaOral…

Submission

UN HRC: UPR Outcome for Tajikistan

22 Sep 2016

Item 6: Adoption of UPR Outcome for Tajikistan22 September…

Statement

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

22 Sep 2016

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

Submission

Turkey: 'State of Emergency' is enabling measures which violate freedom of expression

19 Sep 2016

Item 4 General Debate: Freedom of Expression in TurkeyJoint…

Press release

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

19 Sep 2016

On 17 September an Egyptian court upheld an order of…

Submission

UN HRC: States must end impunity for attacks on journalists

16 Sep 2016

General Debate on Item 3Oral Statement ARTICLE…

Press release

Kenya: Public Benefit Organizations Act operationalised

16 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the operationalisation of the Public…

Special statement

UN HRC: Mexico must end impunity for enforced disappearances

15 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 is calling upon the Mexican government to…

Update

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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Bahrain: States must call for release of Nabeel Rajab

14 Sep 2016

Human rights groups have written to fifty states urging…

Submission

UN HRC: States are failing to implement the standards they commit to

14 Sep 2016

Global Update by the UN High Commissioner for Human…

Press release

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

12 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 is extremely concerned by the five year…

Statement

Turkey: Prominent intellectuals Ahmet and Mehmet Altan imprisoned

12 Sep 2016

Prominent novelist Ahmet Altan, and his brother, Mehmet…

Statement

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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Russia: Journalist imprisoned in Chechnya must be released

09 Sep 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the sentencing of Caucasian Knot…

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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…

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Myanmar: United Nations General Assembly resolution is still needed

01 Sep 2016

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

Press release

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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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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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…

Statement

Myanmar: Welcome proposal to abolish repressive emergency law

26 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes a new bill to repeal the Emergency…

Press release

Kenya: Politicians must be held to account for intimidation and harassment of journalists

24 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the increasing attacks…

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ARTICLE 19 and partners win Turkey's Media Freedom Award

22 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19, as part of an international coalition,…

Press release

Kenya: Parliament passes Access to Information law

19 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the recent passage of the Access…

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Uganda: Online News and Twitter Coverage of the 2016 Election

18 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 has partnered with the Centre for the Study…

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Philippines: Right to information law must follow Executive Order

17 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the Executive Order requiring all…

Advocacy letter

Iran: Execution of Kurdish Prisoners must stop immediately

15 Aug 2016

Rights groups condemn recent execution of Kurdish prisoners…

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Newsletter: Freedom of Expression in Eastern Africa

10 Aug 2016

JUNE/JULY 2016This monthly bulletin provides a snapshot…

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A Deadly Shade of Green: Threats against Environmental Rights Defenders in Latin America

09 Aug 2016

IntroductionLatin America is, by far, the most dangerous…

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Brazil: Olympic Games security transparency woefully lacking

05 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 is seriously concerned about a lack of transparency…

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Germany: New law enabling surveillance of foreign citizens threatens freedom of expression

05 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 calls upon the German ruling coalition to…

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Opening Soon? Iran’s Internet Laundrette

02 Aug 2016

IRAN’S GOVERNMENT WANTS A ‘CLEAN INTERNET’…

Statement

Mexico: Intimidation of lawyers defending journalists

01 Aug 2016

The Board of the ARTICLE 19 Office for Mexico and Central…

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Brazil: Murky waters and Olympic opacity

29 Jul 2016

In August, up to 1,400 athletes will be in sailing…