Content tagged: "advocating media rights"95 results found
07 Sep. 2017 | StoryAzerbaijani authorities have been quick to respond to the #Laundromat investigation - but not by launching an investigation into the money-laundering allegations. Instead authorities have blocked #Laundromat websites.
09 Jun. 2017 | StoryThe People’s Political Festival is a unique meeting of citizens, politicians, private sector and civil society set on the island of Bornholm from 15 – 18 June. IMS will be there leading on a number of explosive debates.
03 Mar. 2017 | StoryIMS denounces an Azerbaijani court decision to sentence the chairman of the country’s leading freedom of expression group, the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety (IRFS) chairman and popular blogger Mehman Huseynov to two years in prison and calls for the country's appeals court to overturn his conviction and release him immediately.
02 Mar. 2017 | StoryThe Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), a prominent international coalition, should suspend Azerbaijan’s membership for failing to carry out key reforms, a coalition of 21 groups including Human Rights Watch, ARTICLE 19, and International Media Support said today. The EITI, during its board meeting in Bogota, Colombia, on March 8 and 9, 2017, will review...
02 Nov. 2016 | StoryInternational Media Support stand together with Yemeni journalist saying “No to Impunity” - the key message several international press freedom groups and Yemeni journalists share on 2 November, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.
06 Jul. 2016 | StoryAttacks on independent journalists and human rights defenders have intensified over the past months in Algeria. This includes the arrest of two senior staff at a privately owned TV channel.
09 Jun. 2016 | StoryInternational Media Support joins nearly 70 organisations from five continents in launching the #KeepitOn campaign to fight internet shutdowns worldwide.
01 Sep. 2015 | StoryThe Sport for Rights coalition strongly condemns the sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova
13 Aug. 2015 | StoryIn the aftermath of Tunisia's terrorist attacks, the government and the media are having a hard time balancing democratic values and the need to address security threats
03 Aug. 2015 | StoryNepal's draft constitution would allow for 'far greater restrictions' on freedom of expression than is permitted under international law.
21 Jul. 2015 | StoryData suggests the first six months of 2015 were less bloody for Syria's media than those of last year. Even so, the country remains by far the most dangerous in the world for journalists.
20 Jul. 2015 | StoryThe human rights coalition Sport for Rights urges the EBRD's bank to reject a USD 500 million loan based on the lack of respect for human rights and democratic institutions in Azerbaijan
16 Feb. 2015 | StoryIMS calls on the Azerbaijani authorities to drop charges against Emin Huseynov, Chairperson of the media rights group Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety.