Stories about Freedom of Speech from November, 2019
Joshua Wong gives updates on the Hong Kong protest and addresses allegations by Gen Apirat Kongsompong, Thai Royal Army Chief.
"The authorities must take urgent steps to guarantee the safety, dignity and human rights of all refugees and asylum seekers, ensuring that they are safe and have humane living conditions."
Vietnamese authorities continue their crackdown on freedom of expression against ordinary citizens even when they do not engage in any grassroots activism or political movements.
Internet Society Hong Kong will file a judicial review against an interim injunction prohibiting anyone from posting, re-posting and aiding the dissemination of information that promotes violence.
"People will hem and haw and say all kinds of things, but it boils down to this: I spoke out, and was punished for telling the truth."
Netizen Report: Domestic worker abuses in the Gulf expose tech companies’ failures to protect human rights
Tech companies grapple with abuses against domestic workers, Iraqis face another internet shutdown, and Russia gets ready for a 'sovereign internet.'
For several years, human rights defenders have consistently cited Chechnya as one of Russia's most repressive regions, citing widespread torture, disappearances, and a complete intolerance of dissent.
Large crowds, internet shutdowns, support from opposition parties, hatred against Qadianis, waving of Taliban flags, women discouraged to take part are some hallmarks of the ongoing Azadi march/dharna in Islamabad.
On September 30, two VMRO-BND officials asked the prosecutor to dissolve the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee for “interfering with the judiciary” and engaging in "openly anti-Bulgarian activities."
The Rabi Pirzada incident shows how people are personally attacked for their freedom of expression in Pakistan.
Our right to information is inseparable from our right to expression, and both are under attack. The International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists is observed on November...