An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from 88 rights groups is calling for a transparent appeal process for user content that is restricted on Facebook.
In advance of their meeting in Argentina, civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the leaders of G20 countries to commit to building a digital ecosystem that centres human rights.
Over 25 organizations call on the Egyptian government to immediately release imprisoned Lebanese tourist Mona el-Mazbouh, yet another episode in President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s continued crackdown on rights and freedoms.
Europe and Central Asia: Censorship concerns notch up over new European internet directive, Italian right-wing politician Matteo Salvini targets mafia expert Roberto Saviano, Poland protects sexual orientation and more in our round-up of June’s free expression news.
NGOs call on Bahraini authorities to stop the trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of Bahrain’s largest opposition society, al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. He is facing a potential death sentence on politically motivated charges.
Over 30 NGOs have asked Manchester’s mayor to support calls for the release of Ahmed Mansoor, by naming a local street after the jailed human rights defender.
IFEX members call on officials in Kazakhstan to review the law on ‘dissemination of deliberately false information’ as well as the disproportionate and legally questionable actions recently taken against critical media.
Nearly 100 rights groups asked the Council of Europe to engage civil society in their negotiation of a second cybercrime convention protocol, which is aimed at setting the terms for data access by law enforcement to servers outside their geographic authority.