Stories about Human Rights from February, 2018
One Country, Two Leaders and Four Censored TV Channels: Kenya's Political Crisis Takes a Toll on Human Rights
The illusion of an independent Kenyan media that is free from state interference has evaporated.
India's Investigation Agency ‘Defines’ Duties of a Journalist After Arresting Kashmiri Photojournalist Kamran Yousuf
"Indian authorities must stop trying to crush the independent press in the Jammu and Kashmir region. Authorities should immediately release Kamran Yousuf."
Tunisian Security Forces Target Journalists Covering Anti-Austerity Protests
The press in Tunisia is "too free," Tunisian president Essebsi said at a joint press conference with French president Macron on 31 January.
‘We Want the World to Know': Activists Reporting on Occupation Face Legal Threats in Western Sahara
Local journalists and media activists reporting on the occupation and Moroccan abuses face legal obstacles and risk lengthy jail sentences in order to make their voices heard.
How Apple is Paving the Way to a ‘Cloud Dictatorship’ in China
Now Apple that has kowtowed to the CCP, how long will other tech companies be able to resist the pressure?
Netizen Report: Cyber Attacks Sideline Independent Media in Azerbaijan, Philippines
The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
‘According to the Digital Security Law, I am a Spy': Bangladeshi Journalists Defend Their Right to Investigate
"The Digital Security Act (2018) is an Eyewash. It is section 57 (ICT Act) for all intent and purposes. All the provisions have merely been redistributed among other sections."
Justice Deferred: Uproar After Turkish Court Releases, Re-Arrests Amnesty International's Taner Kilic
"The court changed its mind... Why? Who knows, no grounds provided. Devastating for the family and an affront to justice."
Gambian University Instructor Detained for Newspaper Interview, Then Released
"We voted for a change of SYSTEM. NOT JUST a President."