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

23 Nov 2016

Today, 23 November 2016 – ARTICLE 19, together…

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International Day to End Impunity: Russia must adhere to its commitments

02 Nov 2016

On International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against…

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Turkey: release Cumhuriyet journalists and end abusive state of emergency measures

02 Nov 2016

Today, ARTICLE 19 joined a coalition of international…

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Turkey: Joint letter calling on Grand National Assembly to end the state of emergency

27 Oct 2016

ARTICLE 19 has signed on to a joint letter to the Members…

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UK: RT bank accounts threatened with closure

20 Oct 2016

ARTICLE 19 submitted this alert to the Council…

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Turkey: State of emergency provisions violate human rights and should be revoked

19 Oct 2016

We, the undersigned organisations, recognise that the…

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Azerbaijan: UN Human Rights Committee should urge government to cease systemic human rights violations

18 Oct 2016

Emin Huseynov, chairman of the Institute for Reporters’…

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ECtHR: Court must protect freedom of speech in hyperlinking case

30 Sep 2016

Today, ARTICLE 19 has submitted an amicus brief to…

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Turkey: More closures of independent media outlets under extended state of emergency

30 Sep 2016

On 30 September, the licenses of twenty TV and radio…

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Russia: Drop charges against blogger Anton Nossik

30 Sep 2016

On 3 October prominent blogger Anton Nossik is due…

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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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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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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…

Statement

Turkey: Prominent intellectuals Ahmet and Mehmet Altan imprisoned

12 Sep 2016

Prominent novelist Ahmet Altan, and his brother, Mehmet…

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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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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…

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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,…

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

18 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19 and the Guardian Foundation call upon the…

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Turkey: Charges against five journalists must be dropped

15 Jul 2016

ARTICLE 19, jointly with numerous international NGOs,…

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UNHRC: Digital Freedoms Under Threat in Russia

22 Jun 2016

Item 4 General Debate – Oral Statement23 June…

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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…

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Azerbaijan: Birthday protest highlights that many activists remain detained

27 May 2016

Today, ARTICLE 19, as part of the Sport for Rights…

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Event: Press Briefing on F1, Azerbaijan, and Human Rights: 7 June

25 May 2016

On behalf of the Sport for Rights campaign, ARTICLE…

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Kazakhstan: Release Head of investigative journalism website, Nakanune.kz

24 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns yesterday’s sentencing of…

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Kazakhstan: Crackdown on Peaceful Protest Continues

23 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the Kazakh authorities’…

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Kazakhstan: Persecution of Peaceful Protesters must cease

19 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 calls on the government of Kazakhstan to…

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Joint statement: Planned new UK laws on extremism threaten free speech

18 May 2016

The government’s plans to tackle extremism through…

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Azerbaijan: Free Prisoners Before Baku Grand Prix Race

17 May 2016

ARTICLE 19 has joined a joint statement released by…

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ECtHR: Free Expression and Data Protection must be balanced

15 Apr 2016

ARTICLE 19, with the Bulgarian Access to Information…

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Germany: Prosecution against comedian must be dropped

15 Apr 2016

Today Angela Merkel okayed the prosecution of Jan Böhmermann,…

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Turkey: Drop criminal charges against journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül

24 Mar 2016

On the eve of a trial scheduled to start on March 25,…

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Azerbaijan: ARTICLE 19 welcomes release of political prisoners

17 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes today’s release of human…

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ECtHR: Bulk interception powers violate freedom of expression

14 Mar 2016

On 4 March, ARTICLE 19 filed a third-party intervention…

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Turkey: Restore independence of opposition newspaper, Zaman

07 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 expresses the gravest of concern at the…

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Russia: Increased Internet regulation poses serious challenge to online expression

04 Mar 2016

Over the course of 2015, Russian legislation related…

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UK: ARTICLE 19 welcomes Government decision not to amend FOIA but concerns remain

01 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the announcement of UK Government's…

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ECtHR: Court must protect rights of those reporting on protests

25 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19, the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI),…

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Kazakhstan: Detention of head of National Press Club raises concerns about press freedom

24 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19 is concerned that the detention and harassment…

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France: Website blocking undermines freedom of expression

16 Feb 2016

The French Conseil d'Etat found lawful a system of…

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UK: Investigatory Powers Bill needs redraft, not review

11 Feb 2016

Following the publication of report by the Joint Committee…

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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…

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Turkey: Imprisoned journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül must be allowed visitors

27 Jan 2016

Leading international free expression and press freedom…