International annual report 2018: Defending freedom of expression and information around the world

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ARTICLE 19
International annual report 2018: Defending freedom of expression and information around the world - Civic Space

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The wake-up call for expression is loud and clear. In 2018, we saw that freedom of expression and information reach their lowest point in a decade. Space for meaningful discussion and communication has come under siege, even while its defenders continue to battle and inspire.

In the third year of its Expression Agenda strategy, ARTICLE 19 targets the best means of protecting rights and freedoms on the ground, while calling on international mechanisms that protect freedom of expression and the right to information around the world.

Through  monitoring, legal analysis and policies, trainings and partnerships we work to protect freedom of expression at international, regional and local levels. This report summarises the impact of our work in 2018.

Read the report