S.I.N Campaign Condemns Legislative Immunity Bill

S.I.N Campaign Condemns Legislative Immunity Bill Updated

🕔15:04, 17.Dec 2013

The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N) Campaign has condemned the legislative immunity bill and called on Nigerians to resist attempts to have it passed into law by condemning the bill. The S.I.N Campaign, in a statement, described the legislative immunity bill

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MRA Becomes Member of ‘Web We Want’ Advisory Committee

MRA Becomes Member of ‘Web We Want’ Advisory Committee Updated

🕔15:02, 17.Dec 2013

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has become a member organization of ‘Web We Want’ (WWW) Advisory Committee. MRA in this capacity, along with other committee members, will provide strategic direction, policy expertise and support to the WWW campaign. The advisory committee

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IFEX Celebrates UN Endorsement of November 2 as the International Day to End Impunity

🕔14:59, 17.Dec 2013

International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) has commended the United Nations (UN) resolution to make the International Day to End Impunity (IDEI), an official UN day to be commemorated each year on November 2. IFEX also welcomed the news that

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Transparency International Charts Roadmap for its Re-engagement in Nigeria

Transparency International Charts Roadmap for its Re-engagement in Nigeria Updated

🕔14:57, 17.Dec 2013

The Africa Department at Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) has charted a roadmap for its re-engagement in Nigeria in collaboration with some Nigerian civil society organisations (CSOs) working on anti-corruption issues. To this end, it has produced a strategic planning document

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World Justice Challenge Competition Receiving Entries

🕔14:53, 17.Dec 2013

The World Justice Project (WJP) has announced that the World Justice Challenge competition designed to incubate practical, on-the-ground programmes that advance the rule of law, is now open to receive entries. The winning programmes will be supported by a modest

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Access Seeks Submission for 2014 Innovation Prize

🕔14:50, 17.Dec 2013

Access, an international human rights organization that defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world, has announced that it is receiving applications for its 2014 Innovation Prize award Access is seeking submission from applicants directly

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Group Calls on the NBC to Commence Issuance of Community Radio Licenses

🕔14:47, 17.Dec 2013

The Nigeria Community Radio Coalition (NCRC), in collaboration with the Institute for Media and Society (IMESO), has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to start issuing community radio licenses. It said the delay in implementging the October 2010 approval

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CLD Says Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty Threatens Freedom of Expression

🕔14:43, 17.Dec 2013

The Canada-based Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) has raised concerns that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Treaty trade agreement will constitute a threat to freedom of expression. The treaty establishes harsh new measures aimed at combating copyright violations. This is

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ACHPR Re-appoints Pansy Tlakula as Special Rapporteur on Free Expression, Access to Information

🕔14:40, 17.Dec 2013

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Right (ACHPR) has reappointed Commissioner Pansy Tlakula as its Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information in Africa for another two years. Pansy Tlakula was reappointed on November 5, 2013

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Group Condemns Disruption of “Peace Walk” against Impunity in Nigeria

🕔14:34, 17.Dec 2013

The Stop Impunity Nigeria (S.I.N.) Campaign on November 21, 2013 condemned security agencies’ disruption, that day, of its “Peace Walk” in Abuja. The peace walk was part of activities marking its “Week of Action Against Impunity” with a focus on

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