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Draft Law Banning Publishing of Information Concerning the Armed Forces (November 19, 2014) by George Sadek

On November 6, 2014, the legislative department of the State Council of Egypt (a judicial organ) ...

Topic: Arms control and nonproliferation; Freedom of information; Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press; Internet
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Human Rights Office Critical of Draft LGBT Law (October 28, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; International organizations; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)

Human Rights Experts Again Urge Sedition Law Abolition (October 15, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On October 8, 2014, a group of experts associated with the United Nations Human Rights Council ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech; International organizations
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

New Law Criminalizes Denial of Genocide, Hate Speech, and Other Acts of Racism (September 24, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On September 4, 2014, the Greek Parliament adopted an amendment to Law No. 927/1979 on Combating ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crimes against humanity; Freedom of speech; Genocide; Hate crimes
Jurisdiction: Greece

Taipei Ban on Election Banners and Flags (September 17, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

As of August 29, 2014, Taipei City imposed a ban on the promotional banners and flags ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Freedom of speech; Marketing and advertising
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Highest Court Declines to Overturn Ban on Use of Word "Allah" by Non-Muslims (June 30, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 23, 2014, the Federal Court of Malaysia turned down an appeal to hear a ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Media Restrictions for Ramadan (June 30, 2014) by Constance Johnson

As reported on June 24, 2014, the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (Komisi Penyiaran Indonesia, or KPI) has ...

Topic: Broadcasting; Church and state relations; Communications; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Judges Will Be Subjected to Lustration (May 09, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Government ethics and transparency; Human rights; Judges
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Three Individuals Sentenced for Posting Signs Saying "No to the New Constitution" (February 27, 2014) by George Sadek

On February 25, 2014, an Egyptian Court of First Instance punished three political activists with three ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Law on Internet Publications Amended (February 24, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 6, 2014, the Grand National Assembly (GNA) of Turkey passed new amendments to Law ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Internet
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Women Sentenced to Prison Term for Anti-Government Demonstration (December 12, 2013) by Issam Saliba

On November 27, 2013, the Felony Court of Alexandria, Egypt convicted and sentenced to 11 years ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Controversial Internet Decree in Effect (September 06, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Vietnamese government adopted the Decree on Management, Provision, and Use of Internet Services and Information ...

Topic: Communications; Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Vietnam

Court Holds Public Servant Can Be Fired for Critical Tweets (August 16, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: Australia

Gatherings of Three or More People Without Prior Police Approval Outlawed (August 14, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On August 6, 2013, Uganda's 388-member unicameral Parliament passed the Public Order Management Bill, 2011 (POMB), ...

Topic: Constitution; Freedom of speech; Police power
Jurisdiction: Uganda

Criminalizing Denial of Atrocities (June 12, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Genocide
Jurisdiction: Cambodia

Man Sentenced for Insulting Royal Family (April 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 28, 2013, Akachai Hongkangwan, a 37 year-old Thai man, was given a sentence of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Supreme Court Delivers Hate Speech Ruling (March 15, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision on February 27, 2013, asserting that limits placed ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Canada

Internet Porn Ban Considered (February 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was reported on February 20, 2013, that Halla Gunnarsdóttir, an advisor in Iceland's Ministry of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Iceland

U.N. Experts Criticize Bill on Organizations (February 22, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On February 14, 2013, a group of United Nations experts raised concerns about a bill being ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

President Signs Bill on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly (January 22, 2013) by Constance Johnson

The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Maldives

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Last updated: November 19, 2014