On 31 December 2018, the Bahraini Court of Cassation upheld renowned human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s 5-year prison sentence for tweeting.
On 29 July, Cambodians will go to the polls under the shadow of a relentless attack on critical voices. The IFEX network condemns these actions, which have deprived the election of all credibility, and calls for the full restoration of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the country.
A Bahraini court has upheld a five-year prison sentence against renowned human rights defender and IFEX member Nabeel Rajab for tweets about human rights violations. The IFEX network is calling on Bahraini authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally.
During World Press Freedom Day, IFEX lets Turkey know that becoming the world’s biggest jailer of journalists is not an accomplishment to be proud of.
IFEX calls for the full and immediate withdrawal of Hungary’s proposed foreign funding bill, due to the threat it poses to local members and other independent civil society groups.
Mater’s suspended sentence after an “unlawful trial” is one way Turkey’s government is trying to silence its critics.