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Petition - Protect Human Rights Activists From Being Killed By Organized Crime
World  (tags: colombia, human rights actvists, violence, assaults, crime, corruption, killings, Ethical Treatment, stronger protection, Law and Justice, safety, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression )


- 576 days ago - forcechange.com
Protect human rights activists from violence and assault. In 2017 alone, more than 100 human rights activists in Colombia have been brutally murdered in cold blood. These murders follow over 120 murders in 2016, the same year a peace agreement...
Petition: Free Nguyen Van Hao, Jailed for Blogging About Environmental Disaster.
World  (tags: environmental disaster, environmental activism, bloggers, chemical pollution, fishing industry, imprisonment, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Violations, conflicts, government, releasing )


- 599 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Vietnam recently sentenced Nguyen Van Hao, a 22-year-old blogger, to prison for seven years for reporting on a massive chemical dumping by a steel factory into the ocean. The toxins killed lots of fish and the local fishing industry, but the government...
Petition - Facing Life in Prison for a Facebook Video
World  (tags: Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, ethical concerns, releasing, politics, conflict, society )


- 644 days ago - amnesty.org.au
In September 2016, Tadjadine Mahamat Babouri, commonly known as Mahadine, posted videos on Facebook. The videos accused the Chadian government and people close to it of corruption and misusing public money. He also complained about the economic crisis...
TAKE ACTION: Mexico: Stop Attacks on Freedom of Expression!
World  (tags: Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, journalists )

Dogan
- 1432 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
We demand a full and independent investigation into the murders of the journalist Rubén Espinosa, human rights activist Nadia Vera, and three other women in Mexico City.
The Right to Link Is at Risk - Petition
World  (tags: Right to link, save the link, censorship, freedom of expression, petition )

Sheryl
- 1554 days ago - openmedia.ca
Links are essential to freedom of expression online. Censoring links will break the Internet as we know it. If even one of these censorship schemes really takes hold it will affect all of us using the web.
Egypt Must Release Journalists and Protect Freedom of Expression --- PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Egypt, Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed, media )

Lynn
- 1908 days ago - e-activist.com
Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy and his Al Jazeera English colleagues Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed are on trial in Egypt. Their crime? Reporting the news and challenging the "official version" presented by the authorities.
Turkish Parliament Passes Draconian Internet Control Legislation
World  (tags: Internet, censorship, Turkey, freedoms, society, corruption, dictatorship, Tayyip Erdogan, freedom of expression, access to information, investigative journalism )

Angelika
- 1992 days ago - aljazeera.com
Despite vociferous opposition from civil society groups, Turkey's parliament adopted a new internet censorship bill yesterday, which was roundly criticized as an assault on freedom of expression, access to information, and investigative journalism.
World Press Freedom Day, May 3
World  (tags: Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Expression, Democracy, Human Rights )

Ben
- 3368 days ago - portal.unesco.org
World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the globe every May 3rd, representing an opportunity to commemorate the fundamental principles of press freedom and to pay solemn tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty...
Assault on Media Freedom in Zimbabwe - Savage Attack Against Staff & Newspaper
World  (tags: Zimbabwe, Mugabe, Zanu, PF, election results, defeat, campaign of violence, opposition, atrocities, freedom of press, freedom of expression, MDC, The Zimbabwean, on Sunday, delivery, kidnapping, beating, destruction, Sokwanele )

LucyKalei
- 4075 days ago - sokwanele.com
2 men delivering 60,000 The Zimbabwean On Sunday badly beaten & left in bush; truck & contents torched. Mugabe's senior henchman, head of JointOperationsCommand responsible for atrocities, blames The Zimbabwean for party's electorate defeat.
Beijing Games Participants and Visitors Urged to Wear "Freedom" Badge
World  (tags: Beijing Olympics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Freedom of Expression )

Ben
- 4130 days ago - rsf.org
Reporters Without Borders would like all those planning to attend the Olympic Games in Beijing to wear a badge with the word "Freedom" in Chinese characters. The press freedom organisation has created a series of five badges in the colours of the Olympics
Pressed Over Tibet, China Berates Foreign Media
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Tibet, Freedom of expression, China )

Ben
- 4136 days ago - phayul.com
SHANGHAI -- Chinese officials have sharply criticized foreign reporters here over their coverage of the riots in Tibet, accusing them of biased reporting and preventing them from traveling to Tibet or neighboring provinces to report on the unrest.
Arrested Tibetan Marchers Stage Hunger Strike in Police Custody
World  (tags: india, tibet, tibetans, protestors, human rights, freedom of expression, hunger strike )

Vanessa
- 4147 days ago - phayul.com
Tibetan marchers, who have been stopped and forcibly taken away by Indian police to local custody early this morning, have started indefinite hunger strike in defiance to the arrest.
Military, Police at Tibetan Monasteries
World  (tags: tibet, china, protest, human rights, torture, imprisonment, freedom of expression )

Vanessa
- 4148 days ago - phayul.com
oldiers and police have been deployed around two Buddhist monasteries in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa where monks launched protests against Chinese rule earlier this week, witnesses and residents said Thursday.
Monks in Tibet Go on Hunger Strike as Protests Spread
World  (tags: tibet, china, protest, hunger strike, monks, human rights, freedom of expression, imprisonment, arrest, torture )

Vanessa
- 4148 days ago - phayul.com
Tibetan monks have gone on hunger strike to demand the release of protesters detained during the region's biggest demonstrations in almost 20 years, support groups said today.
 

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