· April, 2015

Stories about Human Rights from April, 2015

Angola: Award-Winning Journalist Faces Trial Over ‘Blood Diamonds’ Investigation

  22 April 2015

Jonathan McCully contributed to this report. Last month, Rafael Marques de Morais was awarded the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Journalism for his “impactful, original, and unwavering investigative journalism” in his home country of Angola. Tomorrow, he will face trial on multiple charges of criminal defamation because of...

The Elephant at the Global Conference for Cyberspace

  20 April 2015

Last week, the Dutch capital of government, the Hague hosted “Cyberspace Week”, an international event intended to prioritize discussions about security, safety, and Internet policy at large. All the while, a giant blow-up elephant stood nearby in the city's Plein neighbourhood, a cheeky symbol of the giant “elephant in the room” that is mass...

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