Digital Library

General Resources, Reports and Analysis
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Center For International Media Assistance (CIMA)
Electronic surveillance—of e-mail communications, telephone calls, visits to websites, online shopping, and even the physical whereabouts of individuals- is now pervasive the world over. This has enormous implications for privacy and for freedom of expression and association on the one hand and for...
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April, 04 2015
General Resources, International Standards, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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United Nations
The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, the Organization of American States (OAS) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and the African...
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April, 04 2017
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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Privacy International
In 2016, the number of internet users in Morocco reached 14.48 million (of a population of approximately 34 million) according to the National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ANRT), with an estimated growth of internet subscribers of 40 % the previous year. Internet penetration increased...
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April, 04 2017
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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London School of Economics
The Algerian media landscape, while exhibiting some of the structural features of the industry in neighbouring North African countries, is unique in tending to employ a bolder tone and showing comparatively greater resistance to pressure. It is empowered by a long history of braving taboos,...
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April, 04 2017
International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
The protection of reputation – the esteem in which one is held by society - is an important social purpose. Defamation laws, while aiming to suppress or redress harms to reputation resulting from speech – whether spoken aloud, distributed in print, broadcast, or otherwise publicly communicated –...
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April, 04 2016
General Resources, International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
Freedom of expression and privacy are mutually reinforcing rights – all the more so in the digital age. Both are essential foundations for open and democratic societies, and among the basic conditions for its progress, and for each individual’s self-fulfilment. For democracy, accountability and...
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March, 07 2017
International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
In February 2017, ARTICLE 19 reviewed the Tunisian Draft Organic Law Related to the Elimination of Violence against Women (Draft Law) for its compliance with international freedom of expression standards. The Draft Law was initiated by the Tunisian Ministry of Women, Family and Children and was...
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March, 07 2017
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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Electronic Frontier Foundation
Over the past year, the issue of content moderation has drawn increased attention, resulting in more visible public debate over the role companies play in regulating speech. A year after its launch, Onlinecensorship.org seeks to contribute to this debate by asking users who have had their content...
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February, 27 2016
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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Reporters Without Borders
The re-election of Abdelaziz Bouteflika in 2014 for a fourth term as the president of Algeria has caused a lot of tension. The situation has deteriorated, as Algeria has, since 2015, suffered from the falling of the price of petrol whereby the price of the barrel has decreased by 70% in two years....
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January, 05 2017
International Standards, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
The Internet was designed to enable the free flow of information; however, technical measures restricting access to content are now worryingly commonplace in authoritarian and democratic countries alike. Whereas the Great Firewall of China used to be the most extreme example of how repressive...
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December, 05 2016

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