20 expert organizations urge the government to guarantee freedom of expression in the Constitution.
If the Executive Order is used to enlist federal agencies in the quest to suppress speech with which the Administration disagrees, federal agency heads and college administrators must mightily resist, including by going to court if necessary.
The Truth on the Ballot report offers a stark warning about the normalization of fraudulent news and disinformation as campaign tactics, sounding an alarm that such unsavory methods are becoming part of the toolbox of hotly contested modern campaigns.
Art Under Pressure examines the government’s efforts to institutionalize and expand limits on creative expression by criminalizing unregistered artistic labor, authorizing censorship, and empowering a new class of state inspectors to regulate creative expression.
“It is deeply disturbing to see the President of the United States restrict journalists’ access in a retaliatory manner in front of a dictator who leads the most restrictive country on earth,” said PEN America Director Nora Benavidez.
The UN is urged to investigate allegations that China is detaining up to one million Turkic Muslims.
More than 170 organizations from over 60 countries that make up the #KeepitOn Coalition reacted to a reported internet shutdown in Zimbabwe.
Nine international freedom of expression, press freedom, and professional journalists’ organisations condemn the lack of progress in the case of the investigative journalist.