Articles by Human Rights Watch
Prison sentences aim at deterring peaceful dissent.
Rights groups and press freedom organisations call on the European Commission to take immediate action to address the deterioration of media freedom and the rule of law in Greece and its impact on fundamental rights.
Over 30 journalists, activists, politicians also among Pegasus targets.
The crackdown on the opposition, media, and civil society intensifies ahead of Senegal’s polling day.
“Lives hang in the balance, and governments need to urgently use their leverage to ensure that the order is enforced.”
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.
“The Kyrgyz authorities should drop criminal cases of ‘war propaganda’ and ‘calls to mass disorder’ initiated against several independent media outlets,” eight human rights groups said.
“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