Radio Aukan: defending community radio in Chile

Radio Aukan: defending community radio in Chile

Chile’s broadcasting laws criminalise broadcasting without a licence Chile’s broadcasting laws criminalise broadcasting without a licence. Radio Aukan is a community radio station in Chile which reports on indigenous rights, the environment and other...
Lohé Issa Konaté, Burkina Faso

Lohé Issa Konaté, Burkina Faso

Paving the way for press freedom in Burkina Faso and beyond In December 2014, an MLDI-led team won a landmark victory at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The case was the first freedom of expression case the Court had heard and paved the way for...
Terrorism accusations in the Official Gazette – TOHAV Turkey

Terrorism accusations in the Official Gazette – TOHAV Turkey

The privacy implications of accusing individuals of terrorism in the Official Gazette: a study in context of article 8 of European Convention on Human Rights TOHAV is the Foundation for Society and Legal Studies (Toplum Ve Hukuk Araştirmalari Vakfi). MLDI has been...
Poland: a backslide in media freedom

Poland: a backslide in media freedom

Guest blog by Dominika Bychawska-Siniarska, member of HFHR Board. MLDI has been working with HFHR since 2015 provide legal defence to journalists, bloggers and independent media in Poland. The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) has been operating for 27 years...