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.
NGOs around the world ask authorities to stop campaigns of repression against HRDs and civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa region
Bytes for All looks at what changes need to occur to improve free expression in the Maldives and put an end to the murders of Maldivian dissenters.
In 2015, in Ukrainian territory not under occupation, there were 310 registered press freedom violations, which is three times less than in 2014, according to IMI’s Freedom of the Press Barometer.
In Vinnytsia, a journalist was kicked out of a polling station and had her camera confiscated. Meanwhile, in Lutsk, observers, candidates, and journalists were not allowed to be present at an evening session of the district election committee.
“Regardless of statistical data that indicates certain improvement of the situation with the freedom of press in Ukraine, the status quo still remains alarming,” says the Institute of Mass Information’s executive director, Oksana Romaniuk.
Charged under the Sedition Act in Malaysia, internationally known political cartoonist Zunar could face 43 years in jail for a tweet.
IFEX members and partners from around the world urge the UN to include access to information in the Agenda for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals.