Denial of freedom of expression
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Somalia: Amnesty accuses Facebook of disabling journalists' accounts & compromising freedom of speech; Facebook comments
Amnesty International has claimed that Facebook's disabling of Somalia-based journalists' accounts compromises their freedom of expression. It has urged Facebook to ensure it is not manipulated by the Somalia authorities to undermine the right to...
“《香港01》员工投诉 因于 FB 批评公司派救救口罩及 home office 政策被解雇”, 2020年2月12日...
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Hong Kong: Online news portal HK01 reportedly fires employee for criticising company's policy during coronavirus outbreak on Facebook
Author: Stand News (Hong Kong)
[Excerpt translation from Chinese to English provided by Business and Human Rights Resource Centre]...
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Author: Giles Richards, The Guardian (UK)
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Cambodia: 100 NGOs & communities issue a joint letter calling on govt. to repeal Law on Associations and NGOs; while govt. calls CSOs to seek advice
Author: Dara Mech, The Phnom Penh Post
"CSOs asked to seek legal advice over amendments", 11 February 2020...
Cambodia: European Commission decides to partially withdraw Cambodia’s trade preferences affecting selected garment and footwear products, & all travel goods and sugar
Author: European Commission
"Commission decides to partially withdraw Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market", 12 February 2020...
Cambodia: Ratanakkiri Provincial Court ends investigations into criminal charges of incitement against an NGO staffer and nine residents
Author: Soth Koemsoeun, The Phnom Penh Post
"Court case over for Adhoc officer", 11 February 2020...
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India: Airlines ban comedian for questioning a journalist on film during a flight; comedian says his freedom of speech is being restricted
On 28 January 2020, Kunal Kamra, an Indian comedian, recorded a video of him questioning Arnab Goswami, an Indian journalist, while on an IndiGo flight. Kamra can be seen asking questions about whether Goswami was a 'coward or journalist or nationalist...
Poor working conditions and low wages threatens Ethiopia's industrial parks' vision to spur industrial revolution
"Angry workers spurn Ethiopia's 'industrial revolution'"...