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18.04.2018

Experts fear police ‘overreach’ in arrest of teen in website breach

Internet law experts are questioning the arrest of a 19-year-old Halifax man for an alleged breach of a provincial website after the youth came forward to say he believed he was simply downloading public information.[more]

Category: Media Matters

15.04.2018

NMT condemns attempt by the Namibia Central Intelligence Service to censor, silence media

The Namibia Media Trust (NMT) condemns an attempt this week by the Namibia Central Intelligence Service (NCIS) to censor and silence the media.[more]

Category: Media Matters

11.04.2018

EXPENSIVE FREE SPEECH: You now have to pay the government over $900 a year to be a blogger in Tanzania

The internet has long been lauded as a marketplace for the free exchange of ideas, but not in Tanzania, where it will now cost you $930 to license a blog.[more]

Category: Media Matters

04.04.2018

Mozambique’s press faces violent reprisals in its war for freedom

The nation’s journalists still run the risk of abduction, detention and death threats[more]

Category: Media Matters

27.03.2018

World Press Freedom Day 2018

UNESCO will lead the 25th celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2018. Registration is now open for the main event, which will take place in Accra, Ghana on 2 – 3 May. This year’s global theme is ‘Keeping Power in Check: Media,...[more]

Category: Media Matters

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Monday, 05. June 2017
09:51 - South Africa to host Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa
The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC) are happy to announce the date and locat...
Wednesday, 07. June 2017
14:40 - Kenya: Threats to Media Ahead of August Polls
Beatings, Harassment of Journalists and Bloggers Go Uninvestigated
Tuesday, 20. June 2017
Monday, 26. June 2017
11:15 - Latest Report by UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Freedom of Expression is a Landmark Document
“The digital access industry is in the business of digital expression (…). Since privately owned networks are indispensable to the contemporary exercise of freedom of expression, ...
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