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July 30, 15

The Sport for Rights Coalition calls on the international community to immediately and publicly condemn the government of Azerbaijan's actions and take concrete steps to support Azerbaijani civil society. Read More  »

July 27, 15

A new cybersecurity bill making its way through Congress could allow government agencies to access large amounts of your private data without due process. Read More  »

July 21, 15

Myanmar’s media outlets are widely seen as key players in maintaining free and fair elections, but as the south Asian country (also known as Burma) emerges from decades of military rule it faces a history of violence against the writers and the...Read More  »

July 20, 15

Over the past few months, political conflict and turmoil have fueled a sharp deterioration in the environment for free expression in Burundi. Read More  »

July 16, 15

The release from prison on 14July 2015 after more than three months in solitary confinement, of Nabeel Rajab, human rights defender, writer and President of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), is a welcome first step towards an improvement...Read More  »

July 16, 15

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the arrest of Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong under charges of disrupting public order. Read More  »

July 14, 15

Following the horrific attacks at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris this January and an ensuing increase in arrests for hate speech, the state of freedom expression in France has become a highly contested topic. Read More  »

July 14, 15

A new anti-terrorism bill in Egypt threatens to criminalize the publication of news that contradicts the official narrative of “terrorist operations” in the embattled North African country. Read More  »

July 10, 15

The recent deaths of four journalists in Mexico in the last month—three of them in the space of a week—is a harrowing reminder of the dangers facing media professionals in the country. Read More  »

July 5, 15

July 5, 2015 is the sixth anniversary of the Urumqi riots in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Ilham Tohti, winner of the 2014 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award, was first detained after speaking out about the ethnic unrest that...Read More  »