Stories about Freedom of Speech from January, 2020
The crowd included politicians, cultural activists, religious leaders, artists and concerned citizens.
An entire generation of Russians can't recall life before Putin. Twenty years after his rise to power, they're now wondering if they'll ever find out what comes after him.
Lawyer Gloria Ballason has experienced ongoing intimidation and harassment by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, amid a growing crackdown on freedom of expression and dissent in Nigeria.
Morocco has a dire record of cracking down on freedom of expression, independent media and press freedom media.
"They are holding a film hostage for all the wrong reasons and there is nothing we can do about it."
On the surface, China and Russia share much when it comes to digital governance. But their crackdowns on cyberspace also have important differences, says professor Maria Repnikova
Baul singer Shariat Sarkar is accused of making comments which hurt the “religious sentiment” of Muslims. He says that there is no evidence forbidding music in Islam.
CGNet Swara is helping groups that have been largely ignored by mainstream media use Bluetooth to create content and share CGNet-produced news, music and other programmes with their communities.
New legislation criminalizes all types of invasion of privacy via mobile phones, and the publication of images or videos of third parties without their consent.
The implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens in India and the rhetoric of deportation of "illegal Bangladeshis" have put the India-Bangladesh relation on stress.
"There is a high level of self-censorship in Thailand… When you forbid freedom of expression… you forbid an open society."
In Guatemala, an indigenous journalist was arrested under legally dubious circumstances.
Sikh holy sIte Gurdwara Janam Ashtam at Nankana Sahib city near Lahore Pakistan was attacked by violent mobs and communal and hateful slogans against the Sikh minority community were raised.
The political label “green terror” is also circulating widely on mainland Chinese state-affiliated media and social media outlets.
This is the second time that the website has been blocked in Pakistan in 2019, and the third time since 2018.