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IFEX

We are a diverse, worldwide network of over 100 non-governmental organisations that promote and defend the right to freedom of expression as a fundamental human right. https://ifex.org/

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Latest posts by IFEX

12 December 2019

Ethiopia: Stop hate speech, not free speech

Advox

Ethiopia's new hate speech bill aims to "tackle the erosion of the nation’s social cohesion, political stability and national unity." But digital rights advocates say it threatens democracy.

4 December 2019

Tears with truth: The Gambia’s Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission

President Barrow’s triumph at the polls set the stage for "righting the wrongs" of the past. For Gambians, this interim leadership provided a reset button for transitional justice, following years of brutality.

1 November 2019

End Impunity, Free Expression!

AdvoxThe Bridge

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...

18 October 2019

From dictatorship to democracy: All eyes on The Gambia’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review

Ahead of The Gambia's Universal Periodic Review, which issues top the agenda of civil society organizations? "There has been a kind of a media boom after the dictatorship."