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Controversial Legislation on the Media Under Consideration (December 06, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Two controversial bills with similar provisions on the control of the media are at different stages ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Kenya

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

Call for Amendment of Controversial Press Bill (August 28, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

After a discussion held on August 23, 2013, the Bill Committee of the Upper House of ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Burma

Council of State Reverses Government (June 20, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Greece

New Media Law on President (May 28, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press; Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Journalist Imprisoned (May 21, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On May 6, 2013, Eric Topona, the General Secretary of Chad's Union of Journalists, was arrested ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Chad

Journalist Sentenced for Article Deemed Divisive (April 04, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Rwanda's High Court recently confirmed the lower court sentence of a newspaper editor to one year ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Draft Publishing Law Criticized (March 07, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Burma is now considering a draft of a new law on publishing, designed to replace the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Burma

Activist to File Complaint (February 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Macau; U.N. Human Rights Council

Newspaper Staff Members Arrested (February 05, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On January 18, 2013, three senior administrators at Gambia's Daily Observer newspaper were arrested ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Journalist Sentenced for Royal Insult (January 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On January 23, 2013, Somyot Pruksakasemsuk, a magazine editor and political activist, was sentenced to an ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Supreme Court Ruling on Unrestricted Access of Journalists to Trials (January 08, 2013) by Peter Roudik

On December 13, 2012, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation issued Guiding Explanations on the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Russia

Publication of Six Opposition Newspapers Suspended, Restored (September 19, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On September 12, 2012, the National Press Council of Ivory Coast issued a communiqué suspending the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Ivory Coast

Editor Punished by Court (July 03, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On June 28, 2012, newspaper editor Abdulhamid Adiamoh, a Nigerian citizen, was sentenced by a court ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Gambia

Draft Constitution to Include Press Freedom (May 07, 2012) by Constance Johnson

Zambia released a draft constitution on April 30, 2012, that has been praised for its provisions ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Zambia

Media Reform Program (March 23, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

The Minister of Information and Culture of Myanmar (Burma), Kyaw Hsan, stated on March 19, 2012, ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Burma

Media Outlets Face Approval Requirement (March 14, 2012) by Constance Johnson

In a directive dated March 9, 2012, the Media Centre for National Security (MCNS) under Sri ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Journalist Deported to Face Blasphemy Charges (February 17, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On February 9, 2012, the police in Malaysia detained a journalist from Saudi Arabia, Hamza Kashgari; ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Malaysia; Saudi Arabia

Tightened Controls on Microblogging, Including Real Name Requirement (February 08, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 7, 2012, it was reported that China's four major microblogging (weibo) websites -- Sina.com, ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: China

European Parliament Resolution on Hungary's Media Law (March 16, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

Although the threat of the European Union taking legal action against Member State Hungary for its ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: European Union; Hungary

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Last updated: December 06, 2013