The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has recognised that a right of access to information is an important component of the right to freedom of expression under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called for the release of a Vietnamese photojournalist, Mihn Man Dang Nguyen, who is currently serving a prison sentence for documenting events and issues that the Vietnamese Government did not wish to be publicised.
UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention asks for release of Egyptian human rights activist and blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah, currently serving five years in prison for his participation in a peaceful demonstration.
Jakarta, November 13, 2015 — An international delegation of media and freedom of expression organisations , including MLDI , met with the Indonesian government to discuss the state of media in the country.
Malaysia's Federal Court yesterday confirmed an earlier decision by the Court of Appeal to lift the ban on two cartoon compilations by the cartoonist Zunar and ordering the Home Ministry to return all copies that had been seized.