Articles by Globe International Center
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.
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the same day the Filipino government celebrated the country’s “robust” press freedom, the license of Rappler news group was revoked over “foreign ownership” allegations, months after President Duterte made similar claims during a speech.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.