The Canadian Supreme Court today held a hearing on an issue that will have major implications for press freedom generally, and the confidentiality of press sources in particular, in Canada.
While the future of communicative technologies is still expansive and untapped, it is important to fight for our ability to use it to its fullest potential.
On 9 May 2018, the Gambian Supreme Court declared that the criminal defamation law and the law on false news on the internet are unconstitutional. The law on sedition was also challenged and was found unconstitutional only to the extent that a publication relates to government and other public officials. The law on sedition in relation to the president remains.