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Organisations tell Paraguay: Reject social media regulations

More than 20 international and local rights organizations call on Paraguayan lawmakers to reject a proposed law regulating anonymous online posts during elections.

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

Pressure mounts on Cambodia a year after Kem Ley’s killing

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.

Protestors in Mexico City hold up signs demanding justice for slain journalist Miroslava Breach, Associated Press/ Eduardo Verdugo

Spike in journalist killings in Mexico spurs international calls for justice

IFEX members around the world denounce the alarming rate of journalist murders in Mexico and demand a thorough evaluation of existing protection mechanisms.

People of all ages surf the web at the Digital Village in Mexico City, 17 July 2015, AP Photo/Sofia Jaramillo

Civil society organisations condemn Mexican government surveillance of human rights defenders

Recent targeted attacks with surveillance malware are related to the victims’ activities in defense of public health, particularly advocating for a soda tax and criticising deficient food labeling regulations.

Joint Debate of Assembly and ECOSOC on Partnerships for Post-2015 Agenda, UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Leading press freedom group and IFEX member should be granted access to UN bodies

Civil society groups ask ECOSOC to reconsider granting valued press freedom group and IFEX member, The Committee to Protect Journalists, consultative status at the UN.

Link to: Necessary and proportional: 10 ways to make digital security policies respect human rights

Necessary and proportional: 10 ways to make digital security policies respect human rights

Civil society groups argue that it’s time for a shift in the discourse toward a human-centred policy implemented in accordance with international human rights standards.