IFEX Americas Regional Editor Laura Vidal looks into what lies ahead for Argentina following the election of Javier Milei.
IFEX Europe and Central Asia Regional Editor Cathal Sheerin takes a deep dive into what’s coming up in Russia and Belarus.
IFEX Asia & Pacific Regional Editor Mong Palatino takes us on a tour of some of the challenges, trends, and prospects related to freedom of expression and democracy in the region.
Signatories stress that the Convention should only move forward if it pursues a specific goal of combating cybercrime without endangering the human rights and fundamental freedoms of those it seeks to protect, nor undermining efforts to improve cybersecurity for an open internet.
CPJ urges release of all jailed Iranian journalists after bail granted to Niloofar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi.
New coalition seeks to advance human rights and empower Yemeni civil society.
“The international system that we rely on to protect human rights is under threat as world leaders look the other way when universal principles of human rights are violated” – HRW World Report 2024
CPJ was unable to determine where Abbasi was being held or if he had been formally charged.
“Each journalist in prison is by definition a journalist prevented from working. But it’s also a journalist who will be intimidated in the future. And it’s hundreds or even thousands of colleagues feeling a threat hanging over their heads” – RSF
The annual report documents at least 168 instances of violations of journalists’ rights in 2023.
“In a landmark decision for the world’s children, negotiators at COP28 agreed to convene a dialogue in 2024 to discuss the climate crisis’s disproportionate impacts on children and to review relevant policy solutions.”
“Although we have been far from able to offer protection to everyone who needs it, ICORN has, so far, welcomed 21 writers, artists, and journalists as ICORN residents in 2023.”
Systematic crackdown on organizations; official intimidation, interrogations.
The Electronic Information and Transactions Law (ITE Law), known for stifling freedom of expression and suppressing human rights defenders, requires immediate attention and rectification.