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Local groups worried about impending changes to civil society law

Legislative work is proceeding on new rules governing CSOs and on access to information, as civil society raises some concerns about both processes. Read more

UN Special Rapporteur criticises Japan's freedom of expression laws

Large scale protests in June were generally peacefully observed while a UN Special Rapporteur criticises Japan's freedom of expression laws. Read more

Media polarisation reported to be on the rise in Serbia

Civil society in Serbia is concerned that some media statements are reflective of rising tensions and a return to dark days of hate speech. Read more

Access to information law approved

The Togolese parliament approved a new access to information law however protests continued to be met with violence in Mango. Read more