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20 February 2018

USA: Crackdown on journalists & activists protesting against infrastructure projects has intensified, commentator says

Author: Zoë Carpenter, The Nation (USA)

"PHOTOS: Since Standing Rock, 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests",  16 Feb 2018...

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19 February 2018

Cambodia: Global human rights organizations urge gov't to protect labour rights and drop baseless charges against labour activists

Author: Mom Sophon, Khmer Times

"Rights defenders urge charges to be dropped," 20 February 2018...

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19 February 2018

UN human rights chief has concerns in Indonesia, PNG and Fiji

Author: Radio NZ

14 February 2018 Following his visits to Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...highlighted a range of deep concerns in these countries...

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17 February 2018

Cambodia: Mother Nature activists say they’ve been ‘robbed’ of freedom for documenting illegal sand-bearing vessels; plan to appeal guilty verdict

Author: Yesenia Amaro & Niem Chheng, The Phnom Penh Post

"Freed Mother Nature activists decry 'injustice'" 14 February 2018...

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16 February 2018

Germany: Law requiring social media companies to remove 'illegal content' violates free speech, according to Human Rights Watch

Author: Human Rights Watch

"Germany: Flawed social media law," 14 February 2018...

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16 February 2018

New report analyses threats to Palestinian digital rights, alleging complicity of cos.

Author: 7amleh (Israel)

"7amleh publishes innovative research on “Internet Freedoms in Palestine: Mapping of Digital Rights Violations and Threats”", 22 January 2018...

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12 February 2018

'Is Fox News a breach of human rights?’: The news media's immunity from the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

Author: Sarah Joseph

"'Is Fox News a Breach of Human Rights?’: The News Media’s Immunity from the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights," 14 April 2016...

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12 February 2018
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Author: El Libertador (Honduras)

“No va ley mordaza a redes, causa demandas a telefonía privada”, 8 de febrero de 2018...

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12 February 2018

Vietnam: Formosa activist faces 14-year imprisonment for documenting Formosa chemical spill

Author: Mongabay

"Vietnamese activist gets 14-year sentence for documenting chemical spill", 08 February 2018...

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7 February 2018

Criminal defamation trial against 14 migrant workers who reported abuse begins in Thailand

Author: Finnwatch (Finland)

Thai authorities must take decisive action to protect freedom of speech and migrant worker rights, says Finnwatch as trial against 14 migrant workers from Myanmar on criminal defamation charges begins in Bangkok on 7th February 2018... “In this case,...

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