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 embezzlement of local public funds, nepotism,...
Russian magazine 7×7

Russian magazine 7×7

A surprising victory for Russian online magazine 7x7 What started out as an innocent joke during an interview ended up causing Russian online magazine 7x7 months of legal struggle. In October 2015, 7x7 interviewed well-known entrepreneur and blogger, Ilya Varlamov. Mr...
Zunar: cartoons, satire and sedition in Malaysia

Zunar: cartoons, satire and sedition in Malaysia

Zunar: cartoons, satire and sedition in Malaysia Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, better known as Zunar, is one of Malaysia’s most acclaimed cartoonists. Many of Zunar’s cartoons draw attention to corruption and abuse of power, as well as mocking some politicians’ lavish...
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...
Mugambi Laibuta, Lawyer, Kenya

Mugambi Laibuta, Lawyer, Kenya

Mugambi is a lawyer working with bloggers who are often arrested based on what he refers to as ‘flimsy reasons’ intended to harass them into silence. Mugambi felt the MLDI training, which he attended in August 2016, would support him in this area of his work – and he...