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CPJ calls on British PM to press for Jimmy Lai’s freedom after Hong Kong report

The Committee to Protect Journalists said that the U.K. government should take action to secure the release of Jimmy Lai and other imprisoned journalists based on the report of Britain’s All-Party Parliamentary Group about Hong Kong media freedom.

What the UK’s Online Safety Bill could mean for press freedom

Tech firms and privacy groups say the bill represents a threat to encryption and secure communication. Rights groups are worried that the outsourcing of decisions on illegal content to private platforms could incentivise the over-removal of legitimate content.

Rights groups raise concerns over UK’s National Security Bill

“Whilst we understand the UK government’s aim to update its espionage laws to protect national security, the draft Bill contains broad and vague definitions that we believe will, even if unintentionally, impact on legitimate whistleblowers and public interest journalism.”