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20 Jul 2017

After French authorities demanded Google search results be “de-listed” worldwide, the Court of Justice of the European Union has been asked to clarify whether domestic authorities can order the removal of search results globally under the EU law on the “right to be forgotten”. MLDI and 20 other organisations filed an intervention highlighting the free speech implications of global “de-listing”. 

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12 Jul 2017

On 5 July 2017, Pedro Vaca, director of Foundation for Press Freedom (FLIP), MLDI’s partner in Colombia, gave a presentation during a hearing at the Inter American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on press freedom in Colombia. That same day, State’s officials responded to some of FLIP’s observations. Read our guest blog by Emmanuel Vargas Penagos (pictured above), FLIP to find out more. 

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4 Jul 2017

2016 saw a sharp decline in press freedom around the world – so MLDI stepped up its work to defend journalists, bloggers and independent media. Read more about MLDI's report launch and panel event here. 

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