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Myanmar: 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



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…

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Gambia: Pre-electoral climate darkens as opposition leaders are jailed

27 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 is gravely concerned by the ongoing attacks…

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Brazil: WhatsApp services blocked nationwide in violation of freedom of expression

22 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the blocking of access to WhatsApp…

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Turkey: Freedom of expression is essential to preserve democracy post-coup attempt

18 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 and the Guardian Foundation call upon the…

Advocacy letter

Turkey: Charges against five journalists must be dropped

15 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19, jointly with numerous international NGOs,…

Legal analysis

Ethiopia: Computer Crime Proclamation

09 Jul 2016

In June 2016, Ethiopia's House of People's Representatives…

Legal analysis

Uganda: Data Protection and Privacy Bill

09 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 has analysed the Draft Data Protection and…


Algeria: Alarming attacks against independent media

06 Jul 2016

The undersigned organisations urge the Algerian authorities…

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UNHRC: States must implement crucial resolution on civil society space

05 Jul 2016

The Civic Space Initiative (CSI) welcomes the adoption…

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UN HRC: States commit to protect civil society space

04 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption at the UN Human Rights…

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UNHRC: Significant resolution reaffirming human rights online adopted

01 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption at the UN Human Rights…

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UNHRC: Reject attempts to weaken resolution on Human Rights and the Internet

30 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 and more than 80 other organisations have…

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UNHRC: 244 organisations demand protection of civil society space

29 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19, together with the International Service…

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Myanmar: Prosecutors should drop Mizzima online defamation case

28 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 is seriously concerned by the newly-elected…

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UNHRC: Over 600 NGOs call for Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

27 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 today joined the International Lesbian and…

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UNHRC: Strong resolution must be adopted on human rights on the Internet

24 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 is urging states at the UN Human Rights…


UNHRC: Universal Periodic Review Outcome Statement

24 Jun 2016

Oral Statement24 June 2016Delivered by Andrew Smith,…

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Environmental Human Rights Defenders: risks and challenges

24 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 joined the Center for International Environmental…

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Civil Society at OECD event in Mexico rejects repression in Oaxaca

23 Jun 2016

In light of the OECD meeting taking place in Cancún,…

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UNHRC: Digital Freedoms Under Threat in Russia

22 Jun 2016

Item 4 General Debate – Oral Statement23 June…


UNHRC : Systematic censorship enables ongoing crimes against humanity in Eritrea

22 Jun 2016

At the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), the Commission…


UNHRC: Önderoğlu, Nesin, and Korur Fincancɪ must be released

22 Jun 2016

JOINT ORAL STATEMENTHRC 32 - Item 4: Situations requiring…

Legal analysis

Pakistan: An Analysis of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015

20 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19, Privacy International and Digital Rights…


Turkey: Activists and journalists charged with terrorism

20 Jun 2016

Three Turkish human rights activists and journalists,…

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UNHRC: States must stop pressuring private sector, and protect free expression online

17 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 has delivered an oral statement responding…

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Russia: Regressive restrictions to freedom of expression online highlighted in new interactive timeline

16 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 has launched an interactive timeline documenting…

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UN and OSCE Watchdogs urged to address media freedom in the UK

15 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 and concerned experts and academics urge…

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UNHRC 32: Free expression violations a global concern

14 Jun 2016

At the opening of the 32nd UN Human Rights Council…

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A Full Throttle Attack on Human Rights: Press Briefing Event on F1 and Azerbaijan

09 Jun 2016

On 7 June, ARTICLE 19, in partnership with International…