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UK: Cracking down on end-to-end encryption threatens free expression and right to privacy


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UK: Cracking down on end-to-end encryption threatens free expression and right to privacy

ARTICLE 19 have released this statement following UK Prime Minister, David Cameron’s pledge to block online messaging services that offer encryption under new surveillance legislation in 2016 if conservatives win the upcoming general elections. His comments follow the deadly attacks against the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo last week.


By Article 19, UK.


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Russia: Over 30 organisations call for progress in investigation into Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev's murder


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Russia: Over 30 organisations call for progress in investigation into Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev's murder

On the International Day to End Impunity over 30 organisations request that the investigation into the murder of Akhmednabi Akhmednabiyev to be transferred to the Central Investigative Department of the Russian Federation’s Investigative Committee, to help end the cycle of impunity for attacks on those who exercise their right to free expression in Russia.


By Article 19, UK.


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Mexico: Attorney General must shed light on the murder of radio programme host


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Mexico: Attorney General must shed light on the murder of radio programme host

Atilano Román Tirado, community leader and radio programme host, was murdered on Saturday, 11 October while he was on the air presenting his radio programme “Así es mi Tierra” (Such is my land) on FM 98.7 in the building that houses the El Sol de Mazatlán newspaper, in Mazatlán, Sinaloa.


By Article 19, UK.


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