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Protecting Journalists in Mexico

Legal efforts by MacArthur grantee Article 19 helped bring about the release of a journalist unjustly imprisoned in Mexico for his efforts to document a civil rights protest. Read More
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Video: Testifying on “Enforced Disappearances”

In testimony before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, human rights organizations presented recommendations for improving investigations and protecting and assisting families of the disappeared in Mexico. Read More
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Advancing Free Speech In India

The Supreme Court of India issued its first major decision on freedom of expression on the Internet by ruling Section 66A of the Information Technology Act unconstitutional. Read More
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Assessing Human Rights Compliance in Mexico

A report from the Citizen Observatory of Justice reviews compliance with human rights protections under Mexico’s new justice system Read More
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Identifying Cyber Attacks in China

The Chinese government can intercept foreign web traffic as it flows to Chinese websites, inject malicious code, and repurpose traffic, according to a report by the Citizen Lab. Read More
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Update: Nigeria 2015 Election Security Threat Assessment

The tenth security threat assessment cited high potential for violence, disruption, and corruption surrounding the Nigeria 2015 general elections, particularly after they were postponed for several weeks. Read More