Lyon Declaration: Global call to include access to information in UN development agenda

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(L-R) Syrian journalists and co-founders of the refugee-run online magazine "Baynana", Mohammad Shubaat, Mousa al-Jamaat, Okba Mohammad and Ayham Gareeb, pose during an interview with AFP in Madrid, Spain, 9 April 2021, JAVIER SORIANO/AFP via Getty Images

Few safe options for at-risk journalists who flee their home countries

Exiled journalists can face direct intimidation, such as physical attacks in their new homes or threats to the family members they left behind. Many more are pushed out of their profession because of difficulties finding employment and language barriers in their new environments

People taking part in a March of Solidarity with Belarus call for Raman Pratasevich's release, in Krakow, Poland, 29 May 2021, Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto

Why authoritarian governments use forced confessions

Forced public confessions are in widespread use against journalists, human rights advocates, and opposition figures in China, Iran, and Russia, and in Ukraine by Russian-backed separatists.

A passenger registers his personal details at a facial recognition counter, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India, 26 July 2019, NOAH SEELAM/AFP via Getty Images

What are the key concerns around artificial intelligence and the right to privacy?

In its submission to the UN report on AI and the right to privacy, Privacy International highlights concerns about facial recognition technology and argues for effective laws accompanied by safeguards to ensure AI applications comply with human rights.