Reports and Analysis

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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Thursday, February 8, 2018
، أقرت في دول المغرب العربي ضمانات دستورية وقانونية جديدة لحرية 2011وفي أعقاب انتفاضات عام التعبير والإعلام. ومع ذلك، فإن الحقوق والحريات التي ضمنتها القوانين الجديدة لا تزال تواجه تحديا بسبب عدائية السلطات المسؤولة عن حماية حقوق الانسان وممارسة قضائية ما انفكت تفتقر الى الاصلاح. وعلاوة على ذلك،...
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Thursday, February 8, 2018
، أقرت في دول المغرب العربي ضمانات دستورية وقانونية جديدة لحرية 2011وفي أعقاب انتفاضات عام التعبير والإعلام. ومع ذلك، فإن الحقوق والحريات التي ضمنتها القوانين الجديدة لا تزال تواجه تحديا بسبب عدائية السلطات المسؤولة عن حماية حقوق الانسان وممارسة قضائية ما انفكت تفتقر الى الاصلاح. وعلاوة على ذلك،...
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Thursday, February 8, 2018
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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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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
New media and the information revolution have not only empowered access to information but also fuelled the spread of disinformation. Such is the scale of the problem that the World Economic Forum has defined misinformation as one of the world’s most urgent problems. Corrupt, neo-authoritarian...
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Monday, April 4, 2016
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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Saturday, April 4, 2015
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يسهل على متابع حال حقوق الإنسان في مصر أن يرى الفترة منذ منتصف عام 2013 وحتى اليوم كوحدة واحدة يحكمها توجه أساسي للسلطة في مصر ولا يطرأ عليها تغيرات جذرية من عام إلى آخر. ومع أن مثل تلك الرؤية قد تكون صحيحة في حكمها على موقف السلطة من حقوق الإنسان بصفة عامة فإنها قد تغفل حقيقة أن انعكاس هذا الموقف...
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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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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Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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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Monday, April 4, 2016
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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Saturday, February 27, 2016

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