December 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.

Activists sentenced in Egypt’s unjust emergency courts. Digital surveillance continues to target vocal critics at home and abroad. And what…

December 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.

Digital rights in 2021

In Derechos Digitales en 2021: un último vistazo al año que nos deja, IFEX’s Chile-based member looks back on a year of challenges…

December 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.

Publisher Jimmy Lai received another prison sentence in Hong Kong, pro-democracy news websites were forced to shut down in the aftermath of police raids…

December 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.

The end of 2021 saw alarming assaults on civil society in Russia, Azerbaijan and Belarus, as well as the undermining of…

November 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.

The grossly unjust trials of Egypt’s detained prisoners of conscience. Water protests in Iran met with violent clampdown. Israeli spyware targets…

November 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.

The groundbreaking decision by Botswana’s Court of Appeals to uphold a 2019 High Court of Botswana ruling that decriminalised same-sex relationships has been hailed…

November 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.

De-indexing and silencing Uruguayan investigative journalism

Google recently de-indexed from its search results two important pieces of investigative journalism published by Uruguayan online news portal Sudestada. The removal was…

November 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.

A Chinese tennis star has accused a former high-ranking member of China’s Politburo of sexual assault. Cambodia has released 27 prisoners, but this is…

November 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.

November saw the EU Parliament formally back a report on measures to tackle SLAPPs. It saw new legislation in Poland restricting…

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