16 December 2021

Stories from 16 December 2021

Tunisia: New prosecutions resurrect shadow of dictatorship

The use of military law by Kais Said's government to prosecute journalists and restrict freedom of expression foreshadows a return to the nightmare governments of before the Arab Spring.

In Sudan, the court stands on the side of unrestricted access to the internet

In Sudan a judge ruled to restore the internet service to the Sudanese after it was cut off in the aftermath of the October 25 coup.

2021 in retrospective: Authoritarian practices threatened journalists and restricted media freedom in South Asia

In this retrospective, we will review issues of online and press freedom, censorship, the safety of journalists and digital rights in South Asia that we covered during the year.

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