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Uphold freedom of expression: stop the targeted killings of minorities — SAVE

Malay Mail Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
MAY 30 - We, the undersigned, are concerned individuals and organisations primarily from Muslim-majority societies. We write to express our deep concern regarding the escalating violence perpetrated in the name of Islam in Muslim-majority societies, ...

He said mainly 'national security' is used to curb freedom of expression. - ‎May 28, 2016‎
He said mainly 'national security' is used to curb freedom of expression. Describing the experiences of many parliamentarians, Mr Babar said when the question was raised about whether armed forces officers declare their assets with General Headquarters ...

Malaysian authorities continue to show disregard for freedom of expression — Amnesty International

Malay Mail Online - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The investigation and arrest of individuals for peaceful social media postings and solidarity gatherings are part of a widening crackdown by the Malaysian government on freedom of expression and human rights more generally to silence dissent. The use ...

Turkish fear loss of freedom of expression

The Manila Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
FOR a few days sometime in 2008, I had the privilege of going to Turkey. As a reporter for BusinessMirror, I covered a delegation of Filipino businessmen to the Asia Pacific Bridge Conference held in Istanbul.
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Netherlands says calls to boycott Israel allowed under freedom of speech

RT - ‎May 27, 2016‎
“Statements or meetings concerning BDS are protected by freedom of expression and freedom of assembly, as enshrined in the Dutch Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights,” Koenders said during a debate on the Israeli-Palestinian ...

Freedom of Expression Comes With Responsibilities, Lawyers Say

VOA Khmer (English) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
“The government and the ruling party have made a lot of progress because of criticism. If there is no criticism, there will be no change,” he added.
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Police can't gag freedom of expression - AFAG

GhanaWeb - ‎May 27, 2016‎
To begin with, blocking or restricting access to social media is a blatant violation of freedom of expression. The 1992 constitution declares in no equivocal terms that: All persons shall have the right to -freedom of speech and expression, which shall ...

Freedom of expression being threatened

The Daily Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
Academics and right activists yesterday observed that freedom of expression in the country was being threatened, leading to serial killing of teachers and free thinkers.

Azerbaijan: defamation and freedom of expression to be discussed in Baku

ENPI Info Centre - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Best European practices on defamation and freedom of expression will be discussed at a round-table event in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on 31 May.

Africa Day Statement - Promote Freedom of Expression in Africa! - ‎May 25, 2016‎
This Africa Day, we highlight the gross violations of the right to free expression taking place across the continent. From Cape to Cairo we continue to witness attempts by the powerful to clamp down on media rights and free expression. Some of the most ...
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JK Rowling Criticizes Donald Trump but Defends His Freedom of Speech

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
J.K. Rowling held up Donald Trump as an example of the importance of freedom of expression in her remarks Monday night at the PEN America Literary Gala, a glittery soiree at the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan, where she received the ...
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BN component calls on Putrajaya to respect freedom of expression

Free Malaysia Today - ‎May 18, 2016‎
PETALING JAYA: The government must respect its citizens' freedom of expression and promote healthy democracy, says MCA Youth Young Professionals Bureau Chairman Eric Choo Wei Sern.
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Freedom of speech not absolute – CHR

Philippine Star - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has reminded incoming president Rodrigo Duterte about this after he invoked freedom of speech in the remark he made during the campaign regarding an Australian missionary who was raped and killed.
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Netherlands upholds right to boycott Israel as 'freedom of expression'

Palestine News Network - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Netherlands has become the second state in the European Union (EU) to publicly state that calls for a boycott of Israel should be protected according to the principle of freedom of expression, dealing a serious blow to Israel's relentless war of ...

Weekend Game Plan: Freedom of expression holds forth this weekend

Worcester Telegram - ‎May 27, 2016‎
On a weekend designed to commemorate and honor those who lost their lives fighting for our country, a number of Worcester events will make full use of the freedoms our military provides. At the Sprinkler Factory, which is in the middle of an exciting ...

NUJ: Amendments to CMA 1998 must not restrict right to freedom of expression

The Star Online - ‎May 25, 2016‎
PETALING JAYA: The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has cautioned that the proposed amendments to the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 must not restrict the right to freedom of expression online. “NUJ considers it best to bring up the right to ...

Freedom of expression absolute: Birender Singh

Free Press Journal - ‎May 27, 2016‎
BHOPAL : Union minister for rural development Chaudhary Birender Singh, speaking at a press conference organised to mark Modi government's two years in office here on Friday said that social media was not a private property and every person had the ...
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'Attack on freedom of expression': Barcelona fuming as Madrid bans Catalan flag at football match

RT - ‎May 19, 2016‎
The authorities of the Spanish capital of Madrid have banned the Estelada, a pro-Catalan independence flag, at Sunday's national football cup final, angering Barcelona fans and regional authorities, who view the move as an attack on freedom of expression.

EU seminar in Moldova: what is the difference between freedom of expression and hate speech?

ENPI Info Centre - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Members and staff from the Ombudsperson's Office and from the Council for Prevention and Elimination of Discrimination of the Republic of Moldova discussed the differences between hate speech and freedom of expression during an event organised in the ...

Book on freedom of expression presented

Bahrain News Agency - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Manama, May 27 (BNA): Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Assistant-Secretary General Dhawiya Al-Alawi received National Institution of Human Rights (NIHR) Legal Researcher Shikha Ahmed Al-Aliwi who presented a copy of her book "Freedom of ...