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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...
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
INTERPOL is the world's largest international police organization, with 187 member countries. Created in 1923, it facilitates cross-border police cooperation, and supports and assists all organizations, authorities and services wh...
International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949. In accordance with the Treaty, the f...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....
Organization of the Islamic Conference
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations which has membership of 57 states spread over four continents. The Organization is the collective voic...
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
World Customs Organization
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only intergovernmental organization exclusively focused on Customs matters. With its worldwide membership, the WCO is now recognized as the voice of the global Customs community. It is p...

News Releases

IFJ Calls on United States to Withdraw "Perverse" Bar on Colombian Journalist
2010-07-15
International Federation of Journalists
International Federation of Journalists calls on the United States to lift a travel ban on a leading Colombian journalist who has risked his life to expose terrorism, warning of a "grave injustice" th...
Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws
2009-06-01
International Federation of Journalists
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in pra...
Vienna Declaration calls on governments to respect media freedom in fight against terrorism
2009-12-06
Effective security and respect for freedom of expression and press freedom are not incompatible but, rather, complementary.

Sources Select Resources

Before Parliament Hill attack, RCMP got 3 warnings, reduced patrols
Documents show Mounties reduced patrols prior to shootings, despite 3 separate warnings
Beeby, Dean
Article
2015
CBCNews.ca
Mounties received at least three warnings of potential terrorist attacks on uniformed officers before last year's shootings on Parliament Hill, yet the RCMP wound down extra patrols around the parliam...
FBI Continues To Foil Its Own Devised Terrorist Plots
Geigner, Timothy
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2012
Tech Dirt
It seems there's a new pattern showing itself every time I read a news report in which the FBI proudly announces it foiled a terrorist plot. That pattern goes something like this: hear that a huge exp...
Human Rights Protections Weaken as Tunisia Fights Terror
Abrougui, Afef
Article
2015
Global Voices
The Tunisian government is cracking down on civil and political rights as it fights a rise in Islamist insurgency, in the aftermath of the deadliest terror attack in the country's history.
ISIS Thrives on the Disunity of Its Enemies
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2015
Counter Punch
The aftermath of terrorist attacks such as the massacre in Paris are a bad time to produce new policies, but they provide ideal political conditions for a government to take radical, if ill-thought-ou...
Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in pra...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 21, 2015
Climate Change and Social Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
This issue of Other Voices spotlights climate change, the escalating crisis that the upcoming Paris climate conference is supposed to address. But climate change is not a single problem: it is a produ...
Police log 'domestic extremists' and keep database on activists
Forces survey and file details of peaceful protests and political activities
Lewis, Paul; Evans, Rob; Taylor, Matthew
Article
2009
The Guardian
'Domestic Extremists' are persons involved in political meetings and protests who are photographed and added to a national database by the UK police. This surveillance falls under the purview of "ter...
Rendition ordeal raises new questions about secret trials
Fatima Bouchar's story reveals involvement of the British government
Cobain, Ian
Article
2012
The Guardian
Investigative reporting on the rendition (initiated by British intelligence officers) of Libyian Islamist militants who sought to oust Muammar Gaddafi.
The right way to end terrorism
From armed resistance to jihadist networks
Gresh,Alain
Article
2015
Le Monde diplomatique
Gresh discusses a way to end terrorism, by placing an emphasis on the term itself and the repercussions of its meaning and use.
Vienna Declaration calls on governments to respect media freedom in fight against terrorism
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Effective security and respect for freedom of expression and press freedom are not incompatible but, rather, complementary.
Will the government's counter-extremist programme criminalise dissent?
Kundnani, Arun
Article
2015
Spinwatch
From 1 July, a broad range of public bodies - from nursery schools to optometrists - will be legally obliged to participate in the U.S. government’s Prevent policy to identify would-be extremists. Und...


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