October 2021 in the Middle East and North Africa: A free expression roundup produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Naseem Tarawnah, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

An arsenal of repressive laws in Egypt entrench a permanent state of emergency. ‘Terrorism’ designation of six Palestinian organizations highlight…

October 2021 in the Americas: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Paula Martins, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

The vindication of the rights of women journalists

This October, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) found the State of Colombia responsible for the violation of the rights to personal…

October 2021 in Africa: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Reyhana Masters, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

October was a busy month for IFEX member Media Foundation for West Africa, who successfully secured the largest gathering of media stakeholders in the…

October 2021 in Europe and Central Asia: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Cathal Sheerin, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

October saw more names added to the lists of “extremists” in Belarus and “foreign agents” in Russia. There were also important…

October 2021 in Asia-Pacific: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s regional editor Mong Palatino, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

Maria Ressa became the first Filipino Nobel laureate for her work as a journalist and truth crusader. Journalists were among the prisoners released in…

September 2021 in Middle East and North Africa: A free expression roundup produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Naseem Tarawnah, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

Jailed activist Alaa Abdel Fattah’s life remains at risk in Egypt. Dubai Expo spurs calls to #FreeEmiratiActivists. …

September 2021 in the Americas: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s Regional Editor Paula Martins, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

A roadmap for the digital human rights agenda in Latin America

On 20 September, the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) announced the…

September 2021 in Asia-Pacific: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s regional editor Mong Palatino, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

Two alternative media websites were targeted by cyberattacks in the Philippines, while an independent news website was forced to stop operating in Singapore. Human…

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