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Legislation, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
The Government of Morocco has undertaken two important initiatives in its efforts to improve transparency and governance in the Kingdom: The adoption of the Draft Law Regarding the Right to Access Information (the Draft Law) and the joining of the Open Government Partnership. Both of these...
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November, 21 2017
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
Although much of the Middle East and North Africa has seen a marked shift over the past years toward unstable authoritarianism and violent conflict following the region’s popular uprisings, significant gains have however been achieved since 2011. Many of these gains have been driven by media...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Thomas Ebbs, Director of Research with Lawyers for Justice in Libya, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Libya. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal guarantees for freedom of...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Adnane Bouchaib, a lawyer with Bouchaib Law Firm in Algiers, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Algeria. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal guarantees for freedom of...
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February, 08 2018
General Resources, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Mustapha Ben Letaief, a professor at the Law Faculty at the University of Tunis El Manar, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Tunisia. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal...
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February, 08 2018
Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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MENA Media Law Reform
This report by Abdelaziz Nouaydi, university professor and lawyer at the Rabat Bar, is analyzing the tensions between laws pertaining to freedom of expression, political actors and the judiciary practice in Morocco. Following the 2011 uprisings, new constitutional and legal guarantees for freedom...
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February, 08 2018
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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CIMA
In many countries around the world today, political transitions and the rise of digital technology have changed the way governments influence the media. With some exceptions, pre-publication censorship and pre-approval of news and information is mostly a thing of the past. Political transitions in...
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August, 23 2017
General Resources, Reports and Analysis
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International Media Support
Pushing norms and standards in politics, conflict and media to new extremes, leaders in every region of the world in 2016 consolidated and expanded their powers at the expense of freedom and democracy. From armed conflict and forced migration to the spread of misinformation and the rise of right-...
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June, 16 2017
General Resources, International Standards, Legislation
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MENA Media Law Reform
A regional workshop on the right to information held in Beirut from 8-9 June 2017, bringing together participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen, and hosted by Social Media Exchange, the Centre for Law and Democracy and International Media Support, has agreed to...
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June, 16 2017
General Resources, International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Centre for Law and Democracy
Louis Brandeis, an eminent jurist and United States Supreme Court Justice, defended the value of transparency and openness in 1913 by noting: “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for social and industrial diseases. Sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants; electric light the most...
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June, 16 2017

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