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International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
ARTICLE 19 is concerned that the Tunisian Draft Bill on the fight against terrorist offences and money laundering, currently being discussed in the Parliament, fails to meet the requirements of international standards on freedom of expression. In particular, some of its provisions could prevent...
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March, 01 2015
International Standards, Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
In September 2013, ARTICLE 19 examined the Draft Law No 31.13 on the Right of Access to Information of Morocco (Draft Law). This is the second time in less than six months that ARTICLE 19 has analysed draft legislation on the right to information from Morocco. In April 2013, ARTICLE 19 published...
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September, 01 2013
Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
In December, 2013, Article 19 analysed the Draft Law on the Right of Access to Information of Palestine (Draft Law) for its compliance with international law and best practice in access to information. The Draft Law was prepared by the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA)...
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December, 01 2013
Legislation
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Article 19
In March 2014, ARTICLE 19 analysed the Specifications on Private TV Station Standards for General Terms and Conditions for Licensing, Establishment and Utilisation (the specifications) adopted by the Tunisian broadcast regulator, the High Independent Authority for Audiovisual Communication (HAICA...
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March, 01 2014
Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
Considering the importance of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon for the country and the region, it is clear that all aspects of its operation – including the protection of confidential witnesses – are topics of legitimate public interest for the Lebanese public and the world at large. Therefore, in...
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April, 15 2015
Case Studies, Policy Documents and Recommendations
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Article 19
This report looks at some of the ways that access to information can help persons with disabilities achieve their rights – and ways in which barriers to information can totally undermine their rights. It uses Lebanon as a case study. Lebanon has signed the CRPD but not yet ratified it – although...
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May, 01 2015
Legislation, Policy Documents and Recommendations, Reports and Analysis
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Article 19
ARTICLE 19 is concerned that the Draft Law on the Repression of Offences against Armed Forces would give rise to unjustifiable, disproportionate restrictions on freedom of expression and freedom of information. If adopted, the Law would allow indiscriminate restriction of any expression that would...
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November, 05 2015
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has proclaimed its outright rejection of the so-called “Anti-Terrorism” draft bill, because it is marred by constitutional flaws as well as flagrant violations of several fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution and the international...
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October, 07 2015
Case Studies, Reports and Analysis
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Arabic Network for Human Rights Information
With regard to violations against freedom of expression in the Arab world, it seems that the regime in Sudan has specialized in the confiscation of newspapers. Nine issues of the same newspaper have been confiscated in one year, six of them in one month, setting an internationally unprecedented...
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October, 05 2015
General Resources, Reports and Analysis
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International Media Support
Media developers around the world work with institutions, organizations and individuals to ensure reliable and professional information is available to communities and to spark and encourage responsible debate that is key to good governance. Media development involves change related to freedom of...
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October, 03 2016

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