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Worrying spate of attacks on free expression in Serbia

A number of recent threats and attacks on critical voices are raising concerns that freedom of expression is under threat in Serbia. Similarly, recent negative rhetoric by authorities about CSOs that receive foreign funding has also set a worrying precedent which risks normalising attacks on independently critical voices. Read more

Worrying spate of attacks on free expression in Serbia

Temporary protest ban sparks calls for change to peaceful assembly regulation

A demonstration scheduled for 5 October was initially banned, and eventually allowed to proceed on 12 October, sparking calls for a change to the way peaceful assembly is regulated in Niger. Read more

Temporary protest ban sparks calls for change to peaceful assembly regulation

Peaceful assembly rights violated amidst continuing protests in Venezuela

Limitations to the right to peaceful assembly continue in Venezuela, especially during the 1 September march in Caracas. Read more

Peaceful assembly rights violated amidst continuing protests in Venezuela

Human Rights Defenders face judicial harassment

Human rights defenders are being detained and convicted for their legitimate human rights work and have been sentenced on charges kept secret from them and their lawyers. Read more

Human Rights Defenders face judicial harassment

Organisations face delays with registration

Although authorities generally respect the right to freedom of association, organisations reported delays with registration. Read more

Organisations face delays with registration

Journalist killed while reporting in Yemen

The situation remains extremely critical for journalists and media workers in Yemen . Read more

Journalist killed while reporting in Yemen

Media workers killed in Iraq

Freedom of expression continues to be seriously threatened in Iraq. Read more

Media workers killed in Iraq

Peaceful protests continue in Suriname

Protests by students and indigenous land rights groups were recently conducted peacefully in Suriname. Read more

Peaceful protests continue in Suriname

Protests against building of the Great Canal continue in Nicaragua

Protests against the building of the great canal in Nicaragua continue with a heavy police presence. Read more

Protests against building of the Great Canal continue in Nicaragua

Independent expression under threat in Macedonia

The unwarranted harassment of independent journalists continues in Macedonia. An aggressive stance by government officials against independent journalists is not uncommon and severely undermines the efficacy of investigative journalism in the country. Read more

Independent expression under threat in Macedonia