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MIL-OSI NGOs: Northern Ireland: ‘Victory for press freedom’ as police drop case against investigative journalists

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, freedom of expression, Journalists, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Northern Ireland, Open Source Intel, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Northern Ireland: ‘Victory for press freedom’ as police drop case against investigative journalists

Source: Amnesty International – ‘Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey have won a famous victory for press freedom’ – Patrick Corrigan Amnesty International has welcomed a decision by Durham Police to drop the criminal investigation of Northern Ireland journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey.  The decision comes after the journalists were successful in having Belfast High […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG politicians, journalists condemn O’Neill social media ‘crackdown’ plan

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  AM-NC, Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, CTF, Democracy, DJF, English, Evening Report, freedom of expression, KB, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific news, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Peter O'Neill, Politics, Reportage, Social Media  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG politicians, journalists condemn O’Neill social media ‘crackdown’ plan

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s call to “crack down” on social media has created immediate controversy, with politicians and journalists calling it unconstitutional. Peter O’Neill made the announcement on Monday following a cabinet reshuffle, saying that social media spreads false and misleading information, reports the PNG Post-Courier. Governor of Oro […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Singapore: Chilling fake news law ‘will rule the news feed’

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, freedom of expression, KB, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Singapore  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Singapore: Chilling fake news law ‘will rule the news feed’

Source: Amnesty International – The Singaporean authorities must drop plans to enact a ‘fake news’ law that would dramatically curtail freedom of expression in the country and beyond, Amnesty International said today. With Singapore’s parliament beginning a new session on Monday (May 6), parliamentarians are currently debating the Protection of Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: Genuine press freedom must follow release of Reuters journalists

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  AM-NC, Amnesty International, CTF, DJF, English, freedom of expression, Journalists, KB, MIL OSI, Myanmar, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Myanmar: Genuine press freedom must follow release of Reuters journalists

Source: Amnesty International – Recent weeks have seen an alarming spate of politically motivated arrests across the country Government must now repeal any laws that ‘keep a chokehold on freedom of expression’ – Nicholas Bequelin Responding to news of the presidential amnesty and release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, Nicholas Bequelin, Amnesty […]

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