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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the interim government based in Tobruk, in eastern Libya, to explain the order it has issued to municipal governments not to cooperate with 11 TV channels. This ban must be lifted in order to respect the public’s right to information, RSF said. Issued yesterday by the general broadcasting authority of the interim Libyan government that is based in the east of the county and is controlled by Gen. (Full Story)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the issue. (Full Story)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Expand Russian blogger, Zhenya Svetski, stands with a sign reading “I am not ‘gay propaganda’” in Moscow, December 2018.  © 2018 Dmitry Belyakov for Human Rights Watch The European Court of Human Rights ruled this week that the Russian government must pay approximately $41,000 in damages to three lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights groups for having refused their registration in recent years. From 2006 to 2011, Rainbow House, the Movement for Marriage Equality, and the Sochi Pride House attempted to register their respective organizations with Russian authorities. The government… (Full Story)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
NewsAfter three years of persecution, the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) representative in Turkey, Erol Önderoğlu, was finally acquitted today, as were his fellow defendants – human r (Full Story)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Burkina Faso’s Constitutional Council to strike down a newly passed law containing amendments to the criminal code that would criminalize certain kinds of online content, including fake news and terrorism reporting that could have negative consequences. (Full Story)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
NewsWhat with the BBC reporting yesterday that it is winding up operations in Burundi and the national radio and TV broadcaster RTNB now being run by a militia chief, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned about the fate of press freedom and pluralism in Burundi in the run-up to next year’s election.How many independent media will be left when Burundi holds its presidential election in 2020? (Full Story)
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Expand Abdul Kareem, a Rohingya Muslim, carries his mother, Alima Khatoon, to a refugee camp after crossing from Burma into Bangladesh on Sept. 16, 2017. © 2017 Dar Yasin/AP Twenty-one years ago today, 120 countries adopted the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), creating a permanent international court to hold perpetrators of the world’s gravest crimes to account. The anniversary is a moment to reflect on the successes and challenges of bringing justice to victims over the past year. With armed conflicts raging across the globe and devastating civilian populations, demand… (Full Story)
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