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26 year old Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi was kidnapped off the streets of Lahore in August 2015. , Facebook

Journalist Zeenat Shahzadi was recently recovered from a kidnapping. Rather than releasing her to her family, the Pakistani government is arbitrarily holding her in custody.

The UN-HRC chamber, Geneva, Switzerland., Getty Images

A joint statement by the Association of Progressive Communications, IFEX and 64 co-signatories at the UN-HRC 36 warns of the threat to human rights posed by recent attacks on the right to use encryption technology, in Turkey and across the globe.

Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.

REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

IFEX members call on EU officials to condemn Hungary’s attack on the Central European University as a threat to academic freedom and free expression.

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan.

Members of IFEX wrote an open letter on behalf of Kazakh Editor Zhanbolat Mamay, calling for a fair and impartial handling of charges against him and full investigation into his mistreatment in prison and threats made to his family.

The UN Human Rights Council Chamber, Geneva.

Over 70 rights and expression organisations worldwide entreated the UN Human Rights Council’s 34th session to call on Turkey to take immediate steps to address the ongoing free expression crisis in the country.

Imprisoned journalist Faisal Hayyat

48 human rights organizations have signed a letter asking King Hamad to cease its judicial harassment of human rights defenders and its violation of their right to freedom of expression.

AP Photo/Ahmed Gomaa

We, the undersigned civil society organisations unequivocally condemn the law on civic associations (non-governmental organisations) adopted by Egypt’s Parliament on 15 November 2016. The Parliament has debated and approved the bill in its entirety in record time, and referred it to the State Council for legal review (non-binding on the Parliament in this case). If […]