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13 April 2016 |

Mexico must defend its human rights defenders from smear campaign

Mexico must defend its human rights defenders from smear campaign In the face of a smear campaign against human rights defenders in Mexico, IFEX asks President Nieto to speak out in support.
22 February 2016 |

Book bans & Tor nodes: Libraries are our not-so-quiet free expression defenders

Book bans & Tor nodes: Libraries are our not-so-quiet free expression defenders You may be surprised to learn that libraries are some of our best allies in the defence of access to information, privacy, and intellectual freedom. But this is nothing new, because these rights have always been fundamental to what libraries stand for.
10 February 2016 |

Enough is enough: Yet another Veracruz journalist is abducted and killed

Enough is enough: Yet another Veracruz journalist is abducted and killed It's a familiar story that always has the same sad ending. Anabel Flores Salazar, a crime reporter for El Sol de Orizaba newspaper, was found dead on 9 February 2016 in the state of Puebla, becoming the 15th journalist killed in Veracruz since 2010.
29 December 2015 |

Lydia Cacho: Standing up for victims of sexual abuse

Lydia Cacho: Standing up for victims of sexual abuse Living and working in one of the world's most dangerous places for journalists, women's rights activist and writer Lydia Cacho works tirelessly to expose sexual abuse against women and children, bringing their violators to account.
16 December 2015 |

Profile: Daniel Pearl

Profile: Daniel Pearl Daniel Pearl, who was a highly experienced journalist who worked at many of the Wall Street Journal’s bureaus, is sadly also remembered for the fact that his murder, which took place while we was on assignment in Pakistan, has never been solved.
25 November 2015 |

Jesselyn Radack: The whistleblower defender

Jesselyn Radack: The whistleblower defender You may not know Jesselyn Radack. But you definitely know her clients.
4 November 2015 |

Profile: Chelsea Manning

Profile: Chelsea Manning When she decided to leak thousands of U.S. military documents to Wikileaks, Chelsea Manning made a decision that would change not only her life, but that of all those who care about truth, transparency and holding governments accountable.
24 July 2015 |

How two democratic governments are muzzling NGOs – perfectly legally

How two democratic governments are muzzling NGOs – perfectly legally The governments of Ecuador and Canada, both sensitive to criticism and prone to silencing their opponents, are using existing legislation to clamp down on the activities of civil society – including two IFEX members.
21 April 2015 |

Carmen Aristegui: Fired up

Carmen Aristegui: Fired up You can fire her. You can try to isolate her. But you can't keep the journalist who helped found MexicoLeaks from being a thorn on Mexico's ruling class.
11 February 2015 |

A victory against GCHQ, but the fight against mass surveillance continues

A victory against GCHQ, but the fight against mass surveillance continues The 6 February 2015 decision marked the first time in its 15-year history that the only UK court empowered to oversee GHCQ, MI5 and MI6 has ruled against the intelligence and security services.
3 February 2015 |

Mexican journalist found dead, local mayor named as mastermind

Mexican journalist found dead, local mayor named as mastermind Journalist Moisés Sánchez Cerezo was found dead weeks after being kidnapped in Veracruz state. A former police officer claims the local mayor is behind Sánchez's death.
10 December 2014 |

Is freedom of expression contagious?

Is freedom of expression contagious? Can authorities long known for their ignorance or even complicity in crimes against journalists institute legal measures that produce tangible change?
24 October 2014 |

Report of Mexican citizen journalist's murder appears via her own twitter account

Report of Mexican citizen journalist's murder appears via her own twitter account The suspected murder of citizen journalist María del Rosario Fuentes Rubio was reported via her own twitter account, after she was believed to have been kidnapped by cartel members in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.
4 April 2013 |

Audio: The battle between corporate interests and scientific research

Audio: The battle between corporate interests and scientific research Dr. Ignacio Chapela on why he is optimistic about the state of science in the public interest despite the dominating influence of industry in academia.
2 February 2013 |

No free media with military censorship

No free media with military censorship IFEX member the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms responds to David Swick's piece about the challenges of reporting on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
20 December 2012 |

The ups and downs of writing about Palestine and Israel… from North America

The ups and downs of writing about Palestine and Israel… from North America Journalism ethics professor David Swick offers advice to journalists wanting to cover a topic that engenders passionate disagreement and charges of biased reporting.
29 October 2012 |

Obama v. Romney in a free expression faceoff

Obama v. Romney in a free expression faceoff Find out how the U.S. presidential candidates measure up when it comes to free expression issues. Based on their track records, let us know who you would vote for in our online poll.
27 June 2012 |

How I helped get Stephania Cardoso the protection she needed | Darío Ramírez

How I helped get Stephania Cardoso the protection she needed | Darío Ramírez ARTICLE 19's Darío Ramírez talks about answering the call of the Mexican crime reporter a week after she went missing with her baby on 8 June.
20 June 2012 |

Rights groups pressure Mexico to protect Veracruz journalists, end impunity

Rights groups pressure Mexico to protect Veracruz journalists, end impunity A crime reporter has become the ninth journalist killed in Veracruz since the governor took office in December 2010, says ARTICLE 19, noting that not one of the nine cases has been solved.
30 May 2012 |

Quebec's "truncheon law" explained

Quebec's After months of student protests over tuition hikes, Quebec passed Bill 78, an emergency anti-protest law. IFEX lays out exactly what all the fuss is about, and why the new law is a free expression nightmare.


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