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Indonesia: Banning Ahmadiyah Not a Solution

Friday, 4 March 2011, 9:55 am | Article 19

Succumbing to large-scale protests by religious hardliners against Ahmadiyah - a minority Islamic sect with around 200,000 followers in Indonesia, the government has openly expressed support for a ban on the minority religious group by local administrations. ... More >>

Veil Bans Shroud Freedom of Expression

Saturday, 18 December 2010, 5:58 pm | Article 19

London 17.12.10: In a report released today, ARTICLE 19 finds general prohibitions on wearing full face veils - such as those adopted in France and Belgium - to be incompatible with states’ human rights obligations on freedom of expression, freedom ... More >>

Europe Committee of Ministers to Discuss Fatullayev’s Fate

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 12:49 pm | Article 19

The Committee of Ministers’ Deputies are set to discuss the case of imprisoned Azerbaijani journalist Eynulla Fatullayev, who remains in jail despite a European Court of Human Rights judgment on 22 April ordering the Azerbaijani government to ... More >>

Turkey: ARTICLE 19 Calls on Government to Lead by Example

Wednesday, 24 November 2010, 11:51 am | Article 19

At the start of Turkey’s six-month Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, ARTICLE 19 urges the Turkish government to fulfil its obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights by taking immediate steps to address the ... More >>

Global Campaign For Free Expression

Saturday, 5 June 2010, 11:57 am | Article 19

Art constitutes a key medium through which information and ideas are imparted and received. Artist Alert, launched by ARTICLE 19 highlights cases of artists around the world whose right to freedom of expression has been curtailed and abused. More >>

Human Rights Groups Urge States From Resolutions

Saturday, 20 March 2010, 12:41 pm | Article 19

Forty-seven international, regional and national civil society organisations - have written to Member States of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) expressing their opposition to draft resolutions on "combating defamation of religions" and on complementary ... More >>

Indonesia: Concerns with Right to Information Law

Monday, 24 December 2007, 6:19 am | Article 19

ARTICLE 19 has written to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia calling on him to do all within his power to ensure that the draft right to information law currently being discussed by the Indonesian Parliament and government respects international ... More >>

ARTICLE 19 Submission On Freedom Of Expression

Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 10:43 am | Article 19

Despite some positive recent changes, including the repeal of some more repressive defamation provisions and a decrease in violence against journalists, freedom of expression in Indonesia remains fragile. More >>

Resolution violates international standards

Friday, 20 April 2007, 10:16 am | Article 19

It happened quietly. There was no uprising. No emotional speeches. No angry debates. But on March 30, 2007, the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution that violated international standards on freedom of expression. A resolution stating that freedom ... More >>

Campaign against Internet Censorship in Iran

Wednesday, 20 December 2006, 2:44 pm | Article 19

ARTICLE 19 is launching an interactive campaign, The Persian Impediment, on a pivotal day in Iran's history - as election results are announced from nationwide elections to local councils and the Assembly of Experts, Iran's most powerful religious body. More >>




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