IFEX members join the Cartoonist Rights Network International in calling for freedom for Musa Kart, recently reimprisoned with 5 colleagues from Turkish dailey Cumhuriyet.
NGOs around the world call on the Formula One Group to safeguard human rights in Bahrain during race events.
IFEX members protest Turkey’s attempts to silence and control foreign media coverage in the country.
7 IFEX members are among 17 organisations urging Formula One to uphold its commitment to human rights by calling on Bahraini authorities to free Najah Yusuf, an activist imprisoned for expressing her opposition to F1 races being held in Bahrain.
The organizations that make up IFEX-ALC support those who want the acquittal of former minister Daniel Urresti to be revoked. Urresti was exonerated despite testimonials that directly implicated him in the horrible murder of journalist Hugo Bustíos.
Various groups across the Asia-Pacific have expressed concern over the unwarranted arrest of Maria Ressa and urge the Philippine government to withdraw the charges against her and Rappler.
Impunity for crimes against journalists is becoming a “new normal”; legal protections for critical, investigative reporting have been weakened both offline and online.
Venezuela is in the midst of a marked and alarming deterioration in the position of media outlets and conditions for carrying out journalism, as a result of ongoing harassment by state entities, coupled with the country’s economic crisis.
NGOs call on UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to continue to monitor the situation in Bahrain and to raise concerns at the highest level, both publicly and privately.
More than 170 organizations from over 60 countries that make up the #KeepitOn Coalition reacted to a reported internet shutdown in Zimbabwe.
The case of Tulio Alvarez has sparked concern from freedom of expression advocates, who say that the criminal law should not be used to silence people who write about public issues.
IFEX-ALC calls on the Bolivian government to provide guarantees for the right to freedom of expression and to fulfill its obligations to investigate and bring to justice those responsible for actions against the press.
Over 50 NGOs call on Bahraini authorities to drop all charges and immediately release human rights champion Nabeel Rajab, unjustly detained since June 2016.
60 rights groups are joining Google employees in calling for termination of Project Dragonfly, a censorship and surveillance equipped search engine in development for use in China.
Nine international freedom of expression, press freedom, and professional journalists’ organisations condemn the lack of progress in the case of the investigative journalist.
IFEX members and other groups respond to Aung San Suu Kyi’s invitation to prove why the prosecution of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar was flawed and should be overturned.