Globe International Center has released its latest state of media freedom report in Mongolia. It has chapters on the impact of COVID-19 on the work of media and policy recommendations on upholding press freedom in time for the coming parliamentary elections.
Journalist N.Unurtsetseg of zarig.mn news site said a police officer harassed her while she was being probed based on a complaint lodged by a high-profile official.
The GIC presented its research and recommendations to promote freedom of expression in Mongolia.
The Globe International Center, with support from IFEX, is set to participate in Mongolia’s Universal Periodic Review.
On the same day the Filipino government celebrated the country’s “robust” press freedom, the license of Rappler news group was revoked over “foreign ownership” allegations, months after President Duterte made similar claims during a speech.
IFEX members join 55 NGOs in an open call to the international community to reconvene the Paris Peace Conference in light of its 26th anniversary and worsening attacks on democracy in Cambodia.
34 NGOs call on the government of Ghana to ensure its citizens’ right to access to information.
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.