Film, Video Freedom of Speech in the Time of Pandemic: Central America and Eurasia

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Title

  • Freedom of Speech in the Time of Pandemic: Central America and Eurasia

Summary

  • The presenters reviewed legislative developments regulating mass media and their ability to distribute information freely during the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the presenters analyzed recently introduced amendments to national legislation aimed at establishing different control measures over the media outlets, internet resources, and journalists in 20 selected countries around the world where adoption of such laws has been identified, namely: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, El Salvador, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Moldova, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Event Date

  • October 21, 2021

Running Time

  • 55 minutes 16 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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