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General Resources, International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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UNESCO
World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development – Special Digital Focus 2015 provides a substantive analysis of key areas identified in the first World Trends as particularly relevant for further study, namely the issues of: online hate speech, protection of journalism sources, and the...
Posted on
June, 15 2015
General Resources, International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
These Principles set out an appropriate balance between the human right to freedom of expression, guaranteed in UN and regional human rights instruments as well as nearly every national constitution, and the need to protect individual reputations, widely recognised by international human rights...
Posted on
June, 06 2000
General Resources
By
Centre for Law and Democracy
The aim of this report is to provide a comprehensive mapping of the main issues arising from an understanding of the Internet as a human right, and to establish parameters within which future debate on human rights issues for the Internet can take place.
Posted on
May, 27 2012
General Resources
By
Centre for Law and Democracy
Ensuring a free flow of information in relation to elections involves many actors and many different information systems. Parties themselves, driven by self-interest in their desire to win the election, are a key part of the wider system of information dissemination. The media are also a key player...
Posted on
May, 27 2012
General Resources
By
Centre for Law and Democracy
This report examines international standards of protection in order to further understanding of the right to information, with a view to contributing to the development of better constitutional guarantees for this key right. The report also examines and contrasts different constitutional guarantees...
Posted on
May, 27 2012
Legislation
By
Centre for Law and Democracy
This report looks into the situation for human rights in media after the war in Iraq. Respect for basic human rights and freedoms in Iraq improved following the downfall of Saddam Hussein, and Iraq has aspirations to becoming a leader in the region in terms of democracy and human rights. An...
Posted on
May, 27 2011
International Standards
By
Centre for Law and Democracy
This Handbook aims to provide reformers in the region with information about key international standards regarding different areas of media law, along with a description of the main trends within the region in relation to that issue. It covers all of the main media law issues, including media...
Posted on
May, 27 2013
Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Association Vigilance for Democracy and the Civic State
This Report is a summary of the workshop “The Legal framework for the Media in Tunisia: How could it be further enhanced?”, held in Tunis on 5 March 2015. The workshop was organised by the Association Vigilance for Democracy and the Civic State. The workshop, which notably addressed the regulation...
Posted on
May, 26 2015
General Resources
By
UNESCO
In Libya, with a view to the current state of media development, UNESCO has chosen to conduct a baseline study of Outcome 4 ‘Professional capacity building and supporting institutions’ and indicators 3.13 and 3.14 of Outcome 3 “Media as a Platform for Democratic Discourse” as these two outcomes...
Posted on
May, 25 2015
General Resources
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Human Rights Watch
This report documents attacks against journalists and the offices and facilities of media outlets since the 2011 uprising, including threats, assaults, kidnappings, and killings and addresses the failure of the government to protect journalists and the media, and hold perpetrators of attacks on...
Posted on
May, 25 2015

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