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Expert Panel Launches Report on Use of Sanctions to Protect Journalists

Expert Panel Launches Report on Use of Sanctions to Protect Journalists

Expert Panel Launches Report on Use of Sanctions to Protect Journalists Updated

🕔12:34, 20.Feb 2020

The Secretariat to the High-Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom and the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, in collaboration with Chatham House have launched the first report of the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media

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Journalist Scales First Hurdle in N15M FOI Suit Against Unilag Updated

🕔12:23, 20.Feb 2020

Award-winning investigative journalist, Ms Tobore Ovuorie, has won the first round of her N15 million lawsuit against the University of Lagos (Unilag) and its Vice-Chancellor at a Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged unlawful breach of the Freedom of

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FOC Issues New Joint Statement on Human Rights Impact of Cybersecurity Laws, Practices and Policies Updated

🕔12:21, 20.Feb 2020

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), a 31-member inter-governmental alliance advancing Internet freedom, on February 6, 2020, launched a Joint Statement on Digital Inclusion expressing concern over the persistence of digital divides, and support for measures to promote digital inclusion. It

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FOC Issues  Joint Statement on Human Rights Impact of Cybersecurity Laws

FOC Issues  Joint Statement on Human Rights Impact of Cybersecurity Laws Updated

🕔12:15, 20.Feb 2020

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC), a group of 31 Governments working together to promote Internet freedom, has issued a new joint statement on the human rights impact of cybersecurity laws, policies and practices.It was developed by a multistakeholder task force

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GNI Cautions on Domestic Cases Overriding Global Internet Jurisdiction

GNI Cautions on Domestic Cases Overriding Global Internet Jurisdiction Updated

🕔11:39, 20.Feb 2020

The Global Network Initiative (GNI) has expressed grave concern over the recent rulings of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which failed to sufficiently consider the risks posed when authorities in European countries assert legal jurisdiction over

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OGP Nigeria Inaugurates New National Steering Committee

OGP Nigeria Inaugurates New National Steering Committee Updated

🕔11:19, 20.Feb 2020

A new Open Government Partnership (OGP) Nigeria National Steering Committee (NSC) has been inaugurated to take over the administration of the initiative from the first NSC whose tenure has ended. The tenure of the inaugural members of Nigeria’s multi-stakeholder forum,

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Donors Explore New Strategies for Media Support Updated

🕔11:08, 20.Feb 2020

The Washington D.C.based Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) has released a report on a debate going on among international donors over which funding models and approaches will be most effective in preserving independent journalism. The report, titled “Supporti ng

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7th ACSPN Annual Conference Holds in September  2020  Updated

🕔11:05, 20.Feb 2020

The seventh Annual Conference of the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) will take place from September 2 to 3, 2020, at Rockview Hotel Royale in  Abuja. It will deliberate on the theme “Communicating Identities and Nationhood:

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OGP Steering Committee Meets in Berlin

OGP Steering Committee Meets in Berlin Updated

🕔10:59, 20.Feb 2020

The Steering Committee (SC) of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) will meet in Berlin, Germany, from February 25 to 27, 2020 for a working-level meeting where it will discuss the implementation of OGP’s Three Year Plan and other governance matters.

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Journalist Arrested by Soldiers over Boko Haram Report

Journalist Arrested by Soldiers over Boko Haram Report Updated

🕔10:34, 20.Feb 2020

A Daily Trust newspaper reporter, Mr. Olatunji Omirin, was on January 30, 2020arrested by soldiers over a report he wrote on the increasing attacks along the Kano-Maiduguri highway by members of the Islamist insurgent group, Boko Haram. Reports said the

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