11 cases against local news couple in Brazil

11 cases against local news couple in Brazil

11 cases against local news couple in Brazil 11 defamation cases against local news couple Francisco da Silva Costa and Josineide Gonçalves da Silva run FALA RN, a news website based in São Gonçalo do Amarante in north-eastern Brazil. Their outlet covered cases of...
Radio Aukan: defending community radio in Chile

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...
Lohé Issa Konaté, Burkina Faso

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...
Federation of African Journalists v. The Gambia

Federation of African Journalists v. The Gambia

Federation of African Journalists v. The Gambia Challenging the laws used to silence and intimidate journalists in the Gambia On 14 February 2018, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) delivered a landmark judgment in which it...
Offensive online? Three years in jail

Offensive online? Three years in jail

Offensive online? Three years in jail In 2013 MLDI supported a challenge to the Supreme Court of India to protect freedom of expression online from over-broad legislation in the Information Technology Act of 2010. MLDI and The Software Freedom Law Center were...