Hear how the Media Foundation for West Africa's project is helping those who report on Ebola, and those who rely on that reporting to stay healthy.
Check out this factsheet to learn why freedom of information is important, how it is addressed through legislation, and how it can promote accountability and democracy all around the African continent.
In 2013, Ricardo Fraga was forbidden by a Brazilian court to use social networks to protest against the construction of three residential buildings. ARTICLE 19 has launched the campaign #FragaQuerPostar to bring an end to the censorship.
The draft Law on Public Security would limit when and where protests may take place, and impose steep fines on those who hold spontaneous protests.
Ten Pacific countries are listed in media reports as being targets of spying by New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau, which gives the NSA full access - and control - over the data.
Cassien Ntamuhanga, who ran Amazing Grace radio, was convicted of forming a criminal gang, conspiracy against the established government or president, complicity in a terrorist act and conspiracy to murder.
Reporters Without Borders has spotlighted eight cartoonists who are being threatened or persecuted because of their work.
TV B92 has announced that it has decided to indefinitely postpone a program called "Reporter." Their decision was guided by security concerns and the desire to protect their journalists.
If the bill is passed, telecom providers will have to store highly personal information about their customers' Internet use, for one year, for possible future access by law enforcement agencies.
Media freedom has been in retreat in the past few months in Morocco, as the kingdom’s authorities have cracked down on journalists and three government bills that could improve the legislative environment for the media have stalled in parliament.
Of around 12,000 working journalists in Afghanistan today, some 2,000-2,500 are women, up from an estimated 1,000 in 2006. The truly vital role these women play in Afghan society is too often overlooked.
Burmese security police and civilians wearing red armbands attacked activists and students protesting outside Yangon City Hall and arrested eight in a surge in tension over spreading student rallies calling for education reform.
Privacy International looks at some of the ways surveillance technologies can be used to control women and how the fight for women's equal rights and for privacy have more in common than you might think.
We were motivated by this year's Music Freedom Day to share some songs that became unofficial anthems of some of the biggest protests in the last five years. Click through to watch the videos.
The IFJ is concerned by the decision by the Cyberspace Administrative and Central Propaganda Department of China to ban the online documentary "Under the Dome" and the closing down of a number of websites.
Over the past few weeks, Cistac had been the subject of verbal abuse by commentators aligned with the ruling party for his vocal support of opposition party Renamo’s demand for the creation of autonomous regions in Mozambique.
"We are shocked by the murder of opposition leader Umarali Kuvvatov, which has all the hallmarks of an assassination," said Susan Corke, director of Eurasia programs. “It sends a chilling message to all who dare criticize Tajikistan’s president, Emomali Rahmon."
The IFJ is concerned by the continuing decline of political impartiality through editorial compromise in Hong Kong's largest free-to-air television network, Broadcasting Television of Hong Kong (TVB).
Heber Rommel, an officer with the federal highway patrol, told CPJ that officials think the murder of journalist Ivanildo Viana "was a hit--maybe because of his work or because of a dispute he had with someone."
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Kicking off this week, the UN Human Rights Council begins its 28th Session to act on some of the most pressing human rights challenges facing the world today. ARTICLE 19 will be working on a number of key issues, such as the right to privacy and artistic freedom