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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Bennett Jones
Bennett Jones LLP is a Canadian business law firm with Canadian offices in Calgary, Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver and Ottawa, and represented internationally in Doha and Beijing. Our ranks are filled with leaders in the fields of m...

News Releases

British cyber-activist sued by Thai fruit company
2015-09-19
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls on the Thai pineapple processing company Natural Fruit and the Thai judicial authorities to abandon the three defamation cases still pending against British human right...
Editor of Amazonian weekly gets one-year sentence for defamation
2010-01-13
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the one-year jail sentence that a court in Bagua, in the northeastern Amazonian province of Utcumbamba in Peru, passed yesterday on Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco, the...
Editor of Tamil weekly held for past 11 days on criminal defamation charge
2009-11-06
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns journalist A.S. Mani#s detention in the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu on a criminal defamation charge.
Jail terms for defaming officials online under new law
2014-08-07
Reporters Without Borders
Madagascar's National Assembly has quietly adopted a cybercrime law that provides for prison sentences for anyone insulting or defaming a state representative online. Debated and passed without anyone...
Journalists convicted of defamation in Myanmar
2015-03-26
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA) are outraged by the conviction of two journalists on charges of defamation.
More than 100 rights organisations urge UN to oppose defamation of religions
2011-03-11
IFEX - International Freedom of Expression Exchange
More than 100 rights organisations worldwide have banded together to urge member states at the United Nations Human Rights Council session this month to renegotiate defamation of religions resolutions...
More than 180 Rights Organisations Reject Defamation of Religions Campaign
2009-03-27
International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX)
More than 180 rights organisations worldwide have banded together to oppose a "defamation of religions" campaign at the UN mounted by Islamic states that would make criticising religion a crime in UN ...
Outrage at UN Human Rights Council resolution on defamation of religions
2009-03-27
Reporters without Borders
In the resolution it adopted yesterday on the defamation of religions, the United Nations Human Rights Council has yet again demonstrated its inability to defend the values enshrined in the Universal ...
Royal Thai Navy sues two journalists for quoting Reuters report
2013-12-29
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal defamation charges brought against Alan Morison, an Australian journalist based in the southwestern province of Phuket who edits the news website Phuket...
Secularist Center for Inquiry Delivers Statement to UN Opposing "Defamation of Religions" Resolution
2009-11-04
Center for Inquiry
The Center for Inquiry (CFI), a secularist think tank and NGO has delivered a statement strongly opposing the proposed "Combating the Defamation of Religions" resolution backed by the Organization o...

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Authors denounce Tesco over Thai defamation cases
Tran, Mark
Article
2008
Nick Hornby and other leading British authors accuse Tesco of mounting a "disproportionate" legal response to criticism over its operations in Thailand.
Defamation
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Defamation cases quashing press freedom in Indonesia
IFJ Asia - Pacific
Article
2015
IFJ
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Aliansi Jurnalis Independen (AJI) in expressing strong concern for a growing number of criminal defamation charges against the med...
Editor of Amazonian weekly gets one-year sentence for defamation
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the one-year jail sentence that a court in Bagua, in the northeastern Amazonian province of Utcumbamba in Peru, passed yesterday on Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco, the...
How Defamation Law has Developed and is Applied in Canada
Canadian Defamation Law is Noncompliant with International Law (Part Two of a Two Part Series)
Rancourt, Denis
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
This article was prepared for the Ontario Civil Liberties Association (OCLA). Overall Defamation law in Canada is contrary to international law, in both design and practice. Also, Canada’s practice o...
Jail terms for defaming officials online under new law
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
Madagascar's National Assembly has quietly adopted a cybercrime law that provides for prison sentences for anyone insulting or defaming a state representative online. Debated and passed without anyone...
Journalists convicted of defamation in Myanmar
Sources News Release
Article
2015
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA) are outraged by the conviction of two journalists on charges of defamation.
More than 180 Rights Organisations Reject Defamation of Religions Campaign
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX)
More than 180 rights organisations worldwide have banded together to oppose a "defamation of religions" campaign at the UN mounted by Islamic states that would make criticising religion a crime in UN ...
Outrage at UN Human Rights Council resolution on defamation of religions
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Reporters without Borders
In the resolution it adopted yesterday on the defamation of religions, the United Nations Human Rights Council has yet again demonstrated its inability to defend the values enshrined in the Universal ...
Why anger is all the rage
The internet has made critics of us all. But why do so many commenters exploit the anonymity of chatrooms to promote hatred.
Adams, Tim
Article
2011
The Guardian
Anonymity in the online community has its proponents and detractors, the author interviews the founder of wikipedia and a facebook employee about the importance of moderation in social media. He comes...


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