Stories about Law from November, 2021
The Uzbek government banned entry to a foreign journalist, while in Kazakhstan journalists and activists were targeted by state security services.
In India, journalists are being unfairly charged with defamation, sedition, and publishing fake news. Despite the constitutional guarantee of press freedom, threats to the press are rampant in the country.
"The timing of promulgation, with presidential elections just around the corner, has left many people wondering about the purpose behind such a move."
A new report explains how a series of amendments made to Turkish law No. 5651 will have a "burning and destructive effect" on freedom of expression in Turkey.
"We believe it would be better to live in a society where people are not imprisoned for simply expressing their political opinions, for demanding a better society..."
"The solution should never be to simply give the government more and more and more broad discretionary powers that can be used against citizens ..."