17 - 24 July 2013
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SPOTLIGHT  |  France
France's ban on full-face veils violates freedom of expression, group says
ARTICLE 19
ARTICLE 19 has submitted a document to the European Court of Human Rights stating that general prohibitions on the full-face veil are not in line with international standards on the right to freedom of expression or freedom of religion.
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French police and gendarmes check identity cards of two women for wearing full-face veils, or niqabs, in Lille, 22 September 2012.
French police and gendarmes check identity cards of two women for wearing full-face veils, or niqabs, in Lille, 22 September 2012.
>> Read ARTICLE 19's submission to the European Court of Human Rights
 
International
Amid revelations of U.K. complicity, is Europe divided over mass surveillance?
Index on Censorship
 
Americas | Canada / United States
How Canada and the U.S. are sharing information warrant-free
PEN Canada
 
Asia and Pacific | Vietnam
Appeal for immediate release of Vietnamese blogger Dieu Cay on hunger strike
Southeast Asian Press Alliance
 
Middle East and North Africa | Israel
Israel launches controversial biometric database
Privacy International
 
Middle East and North Africa | Yemen
Yemen releases investigative reporter Obama wanted in jail
Index on Censorship
 
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