Articles by Globe International Center
Globe International Center noted that recent court decisions involving a newspaper and several activists favor the rights of citizens to freedom of expression and peaceful demonstrations.
Globe International Center responds to a court ruling which imposed a fine on individuals who organized a flash mob in protest against the restrictive pandemic regulations of the Mongolian government.
Globe International Center said the defamation suit filed by a Mongolian state-owned enterprise undermines media freedom and the public’s right to information.
Globe International Center said the new measures imposed by Mongolia to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic are restrictive and could be used to undermine free speech in the country. It added that citizens who criticize public officials are being penalized under the guise of combating disinformation in the time of pandemic.
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.