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Free expression organisations intervene on cases of detained Turkish journalists before the European Court of Human Rights

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27 Oct 2017

MLDI has joined freedom of expression organisations in submitting third-party interventions in ten cases against jailed Turkish journalists to which the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has given priority status. The interventions offer detailed legal analyses of the principles at stake in the cases of the detained journalists.

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Restrictions on parliamentary reporting violates free expression: MLDI files intervention at European Court

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5 Sep 2017

MLDI has filed a third-party intervention before the European Court of Human Rights in Mándli v. Hungary , highlighting the considerable threat to media freedom posed by restrictions on the right of journalists to access and report from parliamentary premises.

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Media Freedom - A Rough Guide to Kigali

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5 Nov 2013

Agnès Uwimana and Saidati Mukakibibi wrote for a local Rwandan newspaper, Umurabyo. Some of their articles displeased the Rwandan government. The result: seventeen and seven years in prison on grounds of defamation, threatening national security, “divisionism” and genocide denial.

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Malaysian Federal Court confirms lifting cartoon ban

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12 Nov 2015

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.

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International Delegation calls on Indonesian President to Address Media Freedom Concerns

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13 Nov 2015

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.

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Pakistan High Court orders YouTube unblocked

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14 May 2014

Twenty months after YouTube was blocked by the Pakistani government, the High Court of Lahore held yesterday that YouTube should be unblocked in Pakistan.

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MLDI intervention helps defeat prior notification demand

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11 May 2011

MLDI helped win an ECHR ruling confirming that media are not require to notify those on whom they are publishing stories.

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Palestinian broadcaster Wattan seeks justice following illegal army raid

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29 Oct 2012

MLDI is supporting Palestinian broadcaster Wattan TV in a court action for compensation and the return of equipment and financial records taken from their offices during an illegal army raid.

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