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Human Rights Office Critical of Draft LGBT Law (October 28, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On October 24, 2014, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; International organizations; LGBT rights
Jurisdiction: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)

Highest Court Declines to Overturn Ban on Use of Word "Allah" by Non-Muslims (June 30, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On June 23, 2014, the Federal Court of Malaysia turned down an appeal to hear a ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Judges Will Be Subjected to Lustration (May 09, 2014) by Peter Roudik

On April, 8, 2014, the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) of Ukraine almost unanimously approved a Law under ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Government ethics and transparency; Human rights; Judges
Jurisdiction: Ukraine

Law on Internet Publications Amended (February 24, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On February 6, 2014, the Grand National Assembly (GNA) of Turkey passed new amendments to Law ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Internet
Jurisdiction: Turkey

Women Sentenced to Prison Term for Anti-Government Demonstration (December 12, 2013) by Issam Saliba

On November 27, 2013, the Felony Court of Alexandria, Egypt convicted and sentenced to 11 years ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Court Holds Public Servant Can Be Fired for Critical Tweets (August 16, 2013) by Kelly Buchanan

It was reported on August 13, 2013, that a judge of the Australian Federal Circuit Court ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: Australia

Criminalizing Denial of Atrocities (June 12, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On June 7, 2013, the National Assembly of Cambodia adopted legislation criminalizing the denial of the ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Genocide
Jurisdiction: Cambodia

Man Sentenced for Insulting Royal Family (April 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 28, 2013, Akachai Hongkangwan, a 37 year-old Thai man, was given a sentence of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Supreme Court Delivers Hate Speech Ruling (March 15, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

The Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision on February 27, 2013, asserting that limits placed ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Canada

Internet Porn Ban Considered (February 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

It was reported on February 20, 2013, that Halla Gunnarsdóttir, an advisor in Iceland's Ministry of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Iceland

U.N. Experts Criticize Bill on Organizations (February 22, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On February 14, 2013, a group of United Nations experts raised concerns about a bill being ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

President Signs Bill on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly (January 22, 2013) by Constance Johnson

The office of Maldives' President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Maldives

Supreme Court Decision on Freedom of Assembly and Expression (December 13, 2012) by Constance Johnson

During the first week of December 2012, the Supreme Court of Maldives ruled that police should ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Maldives

Court Blocks Internet Access to Anti-Islam Film (October 01, 2012) by George Sadek

In an effort to prohibit online access to the anti-Islamic film "The Innocence of Muslims," which ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Lebanon

Immediate Blocking of Israeli Web Access to Anti-Islam Film Rejected; Full Hearing Scheduled for October (September 25, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On September 20, 2012, the Jerusalem District Court denied a request by Taleb a-Sanaa, a Knesset ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Israel

Journalists and Politician Sentenced on Terrorism Charges (February 01, 2012) by Constance Johnson

On January 26, 2012, a court in Ethiopia sentenced five people to terms in prison varying ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Ethiopia

Activist Sentenced to Two Years in Jail (October 26, 2011) by Constance Johnson

On October 20, 2011, a court in Senegal sentenced Malick Noel Seck to two years of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Senegal

Agreement Reached on National R18+ Video Game Classification (July 28, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On July 22, 2011, the Australian Minister for Home Affairs, Hon. Brendan O'Connor, announced that ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Australia

Amnesty International Calls for Review of Genocide Ideology Law, Media Law (June 09, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 3, 2011, Amnesty International (AI) issued a report titled Unsafe to Speak Out: Restrictions ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Act of Spreading False Information via Internet Not Punishable (January 10, 2011) by Sayuri Umeda

The Constitutional Court decided on December 28, 2010, that Korea's law that punishes the act of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: South Korea

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Last updated: October 28, 2014