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A Dangerous Shade of Green: Threats to Environmental Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Europe


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A Dangerous Shade of Green: Threats to Environmental Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in Europe

Environmental activists and journalists across Europe and Central Asia face severe challenges in their efforts to promote both the access and dissemination of environmental information and public discussion of environmental issues. Without information and discussion, society is generally unable to achieve its right to a healthy environment: people remain unaware of the environmental threats that face them and are disempowered by not being equipped to participate fully in the development of policies, which includes being able to express independent opinions.


By Article 19, UK.


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UNHRC rejects attempts to dilute Internet freedoms


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UNHRC rejects attempts to dilute Internet freedoms

“Around the globe, the Internet is the front line in the contest for civic space,” said Thomas Hughes, Executive Director of ARTICLE 19. “The Human Rights Council’s adoption of this resolution by consensus will be critical in our battle to secure Internet freedoms, including freedom of expression, association, assembly and privacy, where they are most at risk”, Hughes added.


By Article 19, UK.


Human rights Policy Resource.