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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.

Statement of Solidarity in Support of MENA HRDs for IFEX25

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

Yameen Rasheed's family submit a petition to Maldives Police Services to investigate his murder., Dying Regime on Flickr

What’s next for the Maldives after Yameen Rasheed?

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.

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Ukraine: 2015 saw fewer attacks on journalists, increased restrictions on access to information

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.

Observers wait for the start of ballot counting at a polling station after voting day in Kiev, 25 October 2015, REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Journalists impeded from reporting on local elections in Ukraine

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.

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Incidents of aggression decreasing, but press freedom climate remains grim

“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.

Zulkiflee ‘Zunar’ Anwar Haque

Ahead of cartoonist’s trial, NGOs call on Malaysian government to drop charges

Charged under the Sedition Act in Malaysia, internationally known political cartoonist Zunar could face 43 years in jail for a tweet.

British Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, members of the United Nations High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability, met in New York in May 2013 to discuss the Post-2015 Development Agenda, REUTERS/Richard Drew/Pool

Lyon Declaration: Global call to include access to information in UN development agenda

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.