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Time to act over online privacy
We should all be wary of accepting website terms and conditions, says The Privacy Collective
French exhibition on facial recognition cancelled over claims it violates police privacy
An exhibition to highlight the dangers of facial recognition has been cancelled in northern France after claims it would violate police privacy, even though no private details are revealed
Choose your moment: the inspirational Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Supreme Court judge, known as the Notorious RBG, was not afraid to use her dissenting voice
New report on protecting the media against Slapps
What measures can be introduced to protect journalists facing vexatious legal actions?
Mehdi Rajabian’s Iran: where making music is a crime
Musician's inclusion of women's voices in his last album has led to his arrest. Here he talks exclusively to Index on Censorship about the challenges
EU must stand up for independent media in Hungary
One of Hungary's last and biggest independent media outlets, Index.hu, has recently seen its editor fired in another worrying attack on media freedom. The EU must speak up
Charge, attack, restrict: The main ways Turkey silenced journalists in 2019
The three most frequently used means of targeting journalists in Turkey in 2019, according to new analysis by our Monitoring and Advocating for Media Freedom project
Editor calls for renewed investigation into murder of Irish journalist Martin O’Hagan
An editor at the Irish newspaper, the Sunday World, calls for renewed investigation into journalist's murder.
Iran: Satirical writer Kioomars Marzban is sentenced to 23 years in jail
Kioomars Marzban, a 27-year-old satirical writer from Iran, was sentenced to 23 years and 3 months in prison. He was found guilty on five separate charges, given a two-year travel ban, and a two-year ban on publishing or using social media.
What impact will Erdogan’s defeat in the Istanbul elections have on freedom of expression in Turkey?
Is there a glimmer of hope for Turkey's journalists?
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, and Russia among Europe’s most flagrant offenders of media freedom in 2018
In 2018, 17 alerts were submitted to the Council of Europe’s Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists relating to impunity for murders of journalists.
Mehmet Ugur: We will eventually see an erosion of the authoritarian, nationalist and fascist elements in Turkey
"Where will it lead? I can’t tell. Changing and rebuilding the institutions will be a massive task."
What does this mean?
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