AFEX Petitions AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression to Intervene in Cameroon Crisis

AFEX Petitions AU Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression to Intervene in Cameroon Crisis Updated

🕔12:07, 21.Apr 2017

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), on April 13, 2017 petitioned the African Union (AU) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Ms. Faith Pansy Tlakula, to intervene in the deteriorating freedom of expression and human

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18 NGOs file an intervention before France’s highest court on dangers of the ‘right to be forgotten’

18 NGOs file an intervention before France’s highest court on dangers of the ‘right to be forgotten’ Updated

🕔08:51, 19.Apr 2017

Today, 18 expert non-governmental organisations from across the world have filed legal submissions before France’s highest court, the Council of State (Conseil d’État), raising serious concerns about a ruling of France’s data protection authority, la Commission nationaleinformatique et libertés (“CNIL”),

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ISOC Celebrates 25th Anniversary

ISOC Celebrates 25th Anniversary

🕔04:04, 18.Apr 2017

The Internet Society (ISOC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a series of events across the world, throughout the year. While celebrating its 25th year of advocacy for an open, trusted Internet available to everyone, everywhere, ISOC is not just

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2017 Allard Prize Photography Competition Promotes Human Rights Issues and Anti-Corruption Efforts

2017 Allard Prize Photography Competition Promotes Human Rights Issues and Anti-Corruption Efforts Updated

🕔12:33, 12.Apr 2017

The Allard Prize Photography Competition, one of the world’s largest prizes dedicated to the fight against corruption and the protection of human rights, is calling for entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world. The Allard

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MRA Hosts Access to Information Session at IMF-World Bank CSO Forum

MRA Hosts Access to Information Session at IMF-World Bank CSO Forum

🕔11:30, 12.Apr 2017

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) will host a session on the “Role of Access to Information in Promoting Development and Citizen Participation in Governance” at the Civil Society Policy Forum (CSPF) taking place within the 2017 Spring Meeting of the International

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The Freedom Online Coalition Expresses Concern Over State Sponsored Network Disruptions

The Freedom Online Coalition Expresses Concern Over State Sponsored Network Disruptions Updated

🕔11:23, 12.Apr 2017

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) has issued a joint statement expressing “deep concern” over increased State-sponsored disruptions of access to or dissemination of information online. Such disruptions, the Coalition said, undermine its goal of protecting and extending an open and

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VGIK International Summer School for Filmmakers Calls for Entries

VGIK International Summer School for Filmmakers Calls for Entries Updated

🕔11:18, 12.Apr 2017

The VGIK International Summer School organized by the Russian State University of Cinematography has called for applications from international students in film directing, cinematography, animation, multimedia and computer graphics to participate in this year’s summer school which will take place

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Court Grants MRA Leave to Sue Lagos State Ministry of Health

Court Grants MRA Leave to Sue Lagos State Ministry of Health Updated

🕔11:12, 12.Apr 2017

Justice Beatrice Oke-Lawal of the High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja Division, on March 22, 2017 granted Media Rights Agenda (MRA) leave to sue the Lagos State Ministry of Health over its refusal to grant access to the information requested

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McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Calls for Applications

McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism Calls for Applications Updated

🕔15:50, 11.Apr 2017

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism is receiving applications for editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce significant stories or series that provide fresh insight into important business or economic topics. The programme

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2017 Global Investigative Journalism Conference Holds in Johannesburg

2017 Global Investigative Journalism Conference Holds in Johannesburg Updated

🕔15:45, 11.Apr 2017

The Global Investigative Journalism Network, in partnership with the Wits University Journalism Programme, will hold the 2017 Global Investigative Conference (GIJC17) fellowship programme in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Global Investigative Journalism Conference is the premier international gathering of investigative and

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