IFEX Member Campaigns
Over 60 organisations signed a joint appeal to Moroccan authorities to free editor Ali Anouzla, jailed on 17 September for posting a link to an Al-Qaeda video on his news website alongside an article critical of the video.
Cambodian authorities should not discourage or prevent people from enjoying the right to freedom of peaceful assembly, whether through threats, intimidation or the use of unlawful force, civil society organisations stressed on the eve of a CNRP peaceful assembly.
News emerged from prison that some of those jailed in the UAE 94 case began a hunger strike on 31 July, with 20 detainees participating to protest the mistreatment they continue to be subjected to while in detention.
The Egyptian military's storming of two Muslim Brotherhood sit-ins in Cairo has left hundreds of citizens dead and thousands seriously injured.
International human rights organisations are urged to attempt to visit Bahrain over the coming week, in order to monitor ongoing protests, especially on 14 August when the country is expected to come under lockdown.
Over 150 IFEX members and partners of ARTICLE 19 appealed to US President Obama to drop charges against whistleblower Edward Snowden, update the Whistleblower Protection Act and pass a media shield law.
Over 30 IFEX members write to President Rafael Correa, calling on him to submit the recently-approved Ecuadorian Communications Law to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights for a Consultative Opinion.
People are encouraged to join around 200 organisations supporting the adoption of 13 basic principles applying existing human rights law to modern digital surveillance.
IFEX members issued a joint call for amendments to a deeply-flawed draft media law in Somalia before it goes to parliament for approval in August.
Ten rights organisations have called on President Obama to raise the issue of ailing blogger Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay), on hunger strike to protest jail conditions, when he meets the Vietnamese President on 25 July 2013.
Nineteen human rights organisations have written to U.S. President Barack Obama to raise the issue of the detention of human rights defender and blogger Mr Le Quoc Quan when President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam meets Obama on 25 July 2013.
The South East European Network for Professionalization of Media requests the immediate release of Tmislav Kezarovski. The journalist began a hunger strike on 22 July after having been in custody since 28 May.
Over 50 member and partner organisations of FORUM-ASIA and SEAPA have released an open letter raising serious concern about recent developments in Cambodia, as the country gears up for the National Assembly Elections on 28 July 2013.
The convictions of 69 defendants in the United Arab Emirates' mass trial of 94 government critics were based on a fundamentally unfair trial, a coalition of human rights groups said.
The obstinate refusal of the presidency, the Muslim Brotherhood, and their partisans to respond to the demands of the Egyptian people has been posing a grave threat to civil peace, say local rights organisations.
Mohamed Heiza Bazid, a journalist for the Welad El Balad Foundation, was kidnapped and tortured while covering clashes between supporters and opponents to the Muslim Brotherhood on 26 June 2013. Protests have been erupting anew in Egypt as the anniversary of President Mohamed Morsi's one year in office draws near.
A joint submission to the UN UPR process of Cambodia focuses on the country's compliance with its international human rights obligations in respect to freedom of expression.
Ahead of the one-year anniversary of Mohamed Morsi's rule, 20 Egyptian rights organisations call on Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood to respect the principles of the democratic process that brought them to power in the first place.
Egyptian human rights organisations have joined together to condemn the sentencing of Egyptian lawyer and activist Karem Saber to five years in prison for allegedly insulting religion.
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Eighteen human rights organisations came together to support an open letter addressed by the Civil Coalition for the Defence of Freedom of Expression to the Chairman and members of the National Constituent Assembly in Tunisia, as they prepare to discuss the final draft of the constitution.