Expression

Expression

By most measures, free expression is protected and enabled in Antigua and Barbuda, and some good recent progress was made to improve the situation. In 2015, criminal defamation was abolished in Antigua and Barbuda following years of campaigning by regional and international civil society groups. Read more

Expression

Despite constitutional protections, free speech is under threat in Botswana following a series of attacks on critical media. In January 2015 the website of prominent daily Mmegi was hacked and 12 years of archives deleted. Read more

Expression

A 2015 OSCE report confirms that Andorra’s media provides fair and balanced coverage of national events, including elections. The public broadcaster has adopted its own code of journalistic ethics. Andorrans also benefit from widespread, uncensored Internet access – according to the International Telecommunications Union, in 2014 over 95% of people in Andorra had access to the Internet. Read more