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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.
16 Feb. 2015 | StoryThe Syrian government should immediately free the prominent Syrian human rights defenders Mazen Darwish, Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Gharir, 71 human rights groups said today.
27 May. 2014 | StoryA prominent human rights defender and three of her colleagues believed to be in the custody of an armed opposition group should immediately be freed, more than 45 civil society organizations said today
02 May. 2014 | StoryIMS and ten other press freedom and media development groups express support for Tunisia's Independent High Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HAICA) as its regulatory role is being undermined
28 Mar. 2014 | StoryAzerbaijan will take on the chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in less than two months. The discrepancy between the country’s appalling human rights record and the responsibilities of the chairmanship is striking