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16.01.2014
Legislation passed today seriously restricts freedom of expression and assembly, in a move the country's civil society calls “a constitutional coup d’état”.
10.01.2014
The book by the political prisoner could "damage the image" of the country according to authorities.
02.12.2013
Civil society organisations of the OSCE region are invited to endorse or comment on the draft of the Kiev Declaration on torture.
29.11.2013
The Civic Solidarity Platform invites representatives of non-governmental organisations from throughout the OSCE region to participate in an OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference that will take place 2-4 December 2013 in Kiev, Ukraine.
27.11.2013
Civil society organisations of the OSCE region are invited to endorse or comment on the draft of the Outcome Document of the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference.
08.11.2013
Azadliq, an independent Azerbaijani newspaper, is in danger of folding. The paper has come under severe economic pressure to silence its critical voice following the country’s presidential election.
31.10.2013
Organisations and activists of the Human Rights House-Voronezh are grateful for the support they have received, but ask to go on with the campaign to save this unique human rights centre.
31.10.2013
A Russian court pulled the license of Rosbalt Information Agency after warnings over the use of “obscene” videos in its reports.
07.10.2013
Journalists' safety and restrictive legislation remain serious challenges to the freedom of expression in the OSCE region with new threats to free speech online emerging.
01.10.2013
The Baku-based Human Rights Club has released a new list of political prisoners in Azerbaijan. The list outlines cases of 142 persons who are currently in detention or imprisoned for politically motivated reasons.
01.10.2013
The first ever Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski.
29.09.2013
The International Observation Mission of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus announced an open call for applications for the position of Representative on the situation of the media and freedom of expression.
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