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Three journalists killed in one week in Guatemala

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 5:31 pm | IFEX

Journalists Danilo López and Federico Salazar, correspondents for Prensa Libre and Radio Nuevo Mundo, in Mazatenago, Suchitepéquez (167 km southwest of the capital city) were killed on 10 March 2015 by two people on a motorcycle in the city's central ... More >>

Journalists Imprisoned in Swaziland

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 5:28 pm | IFEX

Swaziland doesn't want you to care about these government critics. Here's why you should. More >>

Inaugural Arab Social Media Awards

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 5:22 pm | IFEX

Can governments truly foster creativity while suppressing dissent? IFEX takes a look at the inaugural Arab Social Media Awards. More >>

Free speech advocates condemn attack on Charlie Hebdo

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:03 pm | IFEX

Free expression advocates worldwide are reacting to news of today's attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo , which left 10 magazine staff and 2 police officers dead, and others severely injured, according to The Guardian . More >>

ISIS militants call for death of Kuwaiti cartoonist

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:56 am | IFEX

A death sentence has been pronounced via Twitter for Kuwaiti-born comic-book innovator Naif Al-Mutawa by the jihadist militant group ISIS (also known as ISIL), according to reports out of the Middle East. More >>

UNHRC adopts resolution on Internet and Human Rights

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 11:58 am | IFEX

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the adoption by consensus of the resolution on Internet and Human Rights by the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), with the support of more than 80 co-sponsoring States. The resolution reaffirms that the human rights people enjoy offline, also ... More >>

Media in Central African Republic face threats

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 12:23 pm | IFEX

A soldier guards the entrance of the currently defunct national television headquarters in Bangui, Central African Republic 27 November 2013. More >>

IFEX: UN resolution on International Day to End Impunity

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 12:28 pm | IFEX

Just days following the culmination of this year’s International Day to End Impunity campaign, IFEX welcomes the news that the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly has passed by consensus a resolution on the safety of journalists and the ... More >>

International Day to End Impunity campaign

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 4:08 pm | IFEX

When those who commit crimes against free expression are not held to account, it hurts us all. IFEX, the global network defending and promoting free expression, is launching its third annual campaign to end impunity on 1 November. The campaign culminates ... More >>

Peaceful protesters defy authorities' lockdown in Bahrain

Thursday, 15 August 2013, 10:11 am | IFEX

In Bahrain, checkpoints, roadblocks and barbed wire fences have been erected around villages and neighbourhoods near the capital city, Manama. Shop owners have closed down their stores as concrete barriers line major streets and hundreds of security ... More >>

IFEX This Week

Friday, 19 April 2013, 12:46 pm | IFEX

Crackdown in Bangladesh, British surveillance tech exports, news from Somalia, Venezuela, Russia and Syria More >>

IFEX This Week for 23 January 2013

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 11:17 am | IFEX

SPOTLIGHT EGYPT Under Morsi, criminal defamation suits soar in Egypt President Mohamed Morsi's first 200 days in office alone have witnessed more defamation lawsuits than under all Egyptian rulers combined since 1892, states ANHRI in its latest report, ... More >>

IFEX This Week for 9 January 2013

Monday, 14 January 2013, 4:02 pm | IFEX

SPOTLIGHT VIETNAM Vietnam Convicts 13 Pro-Democracy Activists ARTICLE 19 In a ruling condemned as yet another move aimed at silencing opposition voices, 13 pro-democracy activists were jailed in Vietnam for writing commentary critical of the government, ... More >>

IFEX: Spotlight Vietnam

Friday, 11 January 2013, 2:22 pm | IFEX

2 January - 9 January 2013 TAKE ACTION! Sign a petition to release Burundian reporter Hassan Ruvakuki More >>

IFEX This Week for 17 October 2012

Thursday, 18 October 2012, 10:35 am | IFEX

IFEX members bring free expression concerns to UN body IFEX members have provided submissions for a number of countries up for review in the latest round of examinations under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process, a UN mechanism set up in 2006. ... More >>

Putting Free Expression Issues in Focus

Thursday, 27 September 2012, 9:42 am | IFEX

SPOTLIGHT EGYPT Media remains at centre of struggle for control in Egypt International Press Institute The continual threat of harassment and state appointment of editors threaten chances for a free, democratic press in Egypt, says the International Press ... More >>

European Parliament rejects ACTA

Thursday, 5 July 2012, 10:39 am | IFEX

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - Strasbourg, 4 July 2012 - Today, the European Parliament rejected the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement by an overwhelming majority of 478 votes to 39 with 165 abstentions. ARTICLE 19 welcomes the European Parliament's NO vote ... More >>

Experts Call For A "Crime Against Free Expression"

Tuesday, 26 June 2012, 1:20 pm | IFEX

Campaigns and Advocacy - International 25 June 2012 International Experts Call For A "Crime Against Free Expression" SOURCE: ARTICLE 19 More >>

Refugee journalists need better protection, says RSF

Monday, 25 June 2012, 12:50 pm | IFEX

• INTERNATIONAL: Refugee journalists need better protection, says RSF • INTERNATIONAL: Les journalistes : des réfugiés particulièrement vulnérables More >>

Call for accountability in crimes against journalists

Friday, 22 June 2012, 4:26 pm | IFEX

(ARTICLE 19/IFEX) - 19 June 2012 - ARTICLE 19 welcomes the unusual event of two reports concentrating on the same issue being presented at the twentieth session of the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday 19 June 2012. More >>

 

 

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