News: Sep 2019

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EU Court protects global freedom of expression in right to be forgotten case

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25 Sep 2019

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has delivered its much-anticipated ruling in the ‘right to be forgotten’ case, Google v CNIL. The CJEU’s decision – that search engines such as Google are not required to apply the right to be forgotten worldwide – represents an important precedent for protecting freedom of expression and access to information online.

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UN Working Group asked to examine case of unlawful rendition and detention of Vietnamese journalist

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17 Sep 2019

MLDI has filed a complaint to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention against Thailand and Viet Nam in connection with the unlawful rendition and detention of prominent Vietnamese investigative journalist and blogger Truong Duy Nhat.