Al-Khawaja faces new charges linked to his protests about being denied the right to call his daughters abroad from Jaw Prison.
Bahrain: Open letter to Danish Prime Minister to take immediate action to free Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja
As prominent human rights defender Abdul-Hadi Al-Khawaja completes his tenth year in prison, over 100 rights organisations call for his immediate release.
Scandinavia always leads the press freedom rankings in Europe. Check out the region’s six best practises which can serve as an inspiration to restore and improve the media freedom environment in Europe once the pandemic is over.
Denmark has an obligation to conduct a thorough assessment before approving the export of an internet surveillance system to China to ensure that there is no risk that it can be used for human rights abuses.
The Danish Journalists’ Union has launched a campaign calling on the newly elected government to amend the Danish freedom of information law to improve open access to government documents and information for citizens and journalists.
The deadly shootings took place at a meeting entitled “Art, Blasphemy and Freedom of Expression” on Saturday and outside the city’s main synagogue on Sunday.
One of the leading forces in the 2005–06 prophet Muhammad cartoon controversy, Danish Muslim activist Ahmed Akkari, now regrets his role as agitator and reveals a larger, more deliberate, and more vicious conspiracy behind the crisis than previously known.
The International Press Institute expresses concern over pending criminal charges against two Danish journalists, Nils Mulvad and Kjeld Hansen, who say Denmark may be losing the fight against the spread of a strain of drug-resistant bacteria.
Yahya Hassan has caused nationwide debate with his poetry, which is critical of Islam and parts of the Danish immigrant community.
According to the International Press Institute, part of a revision of Denmark’s public information law would “prevent journalists from giving voters the information they need to ensure that laws and government policies are based on sound information, and to hold ministers, members of parliament and government officials accountable”.
A Copenhagen court fined Roj TV for violating the Danish anti-terror law but deemed that the television channel should not be shuttered for having allegedly spread propaganda for the PKK.
(CRN/IFEX) – The following is a 12 February 2008 CRN press release: Aarhus arrests foil plot to assassinate Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard Danish police announced the early morning arrest of three people involved in a “terror-related assassination” plot targeting one of 12 Danish cartoonists who became notorious in September 2005. The BBC reports today that […]
WAN hails victory for press freedom as court acquits journalists of disclosing Iraq intelligence secrets
(WAN/IFEX) – The following is a 4 December 2006 WAN press release: Paris, 4 December 2006 World’s Press Welcomes Acquittal of Danish Journalists The World Association of Newspapers has welcomed today’s decision by a Danish court to acquit three journalists accused of illegally publishing intelligence secrets in newspaper reports about Denmark’s decision to go to […]