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Image: Geneva: ARTICLE 19 Campaigns for a “No” Vote on Religious Defamation
HRH London

Geneva: ARTICLE 19 Campaigns for a “No” Vote on Religious Defamation

ARTICLE 19 is urging UN Human Rights Council members to vote against a resolution on “defamation of religions” at its regular session in Geneva this month. 10 Mar 2009 »

Image: UK: Government erodes the right to freedom of information
HRH London

UK: Government erodes the right to freedom of information

The events of recent weeks highlight the implications of government decisions on our right to information. February heralded the enforcement of new legislation, an important House of Lords judgement and an unprecedented home secretary decision, all of which sought to curtail this right. 27 Feb 2009 »

Image: UK: Controversial government ban on Dutch MP 
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HRH London

UK: Controversial government ban on Dutch MP

The debate on limits to freedom of expression is re-sparked by the government’s decision to uphold a ban that prevented anti-Islamic Dutch MP Geert Wilders, right, from entering the country. 13 Feb 2009 »

HRH London

Cuba: English PEN calls for government to desist from detention

This month, while the Cuban government celebrates the 50th anniversary of its revolution, English PEN as part of its Writers in Prison Campaign, highlights the continued illegal imprisonment of Léster Luis Gonzélez Pentón, right. Six years after his arrest, the Cuban government continues to use arbitrary detention to threaten and stifle freedom of expression. 23 Jan 2009 »

Image: Norwegian PEN issues statement about Gaza war

Norwegian PEN issues statement about Gaza war

Norwegian PEN, member of the Human Rights House in Oslo and the Norwegian chapter of International PEN that represents over 15,000 writers around the world, has released a statement in which it articulates its sorrow concerning the violent and tragic developments in the conflict between Israel and Palestine. 16 Jan 2009 »

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