Turkey’s new social media bill under immediate fire

Sallie Anderson

Turkey’s parliament passed early on Wednesday (29 July) a bill regulating social media which intends to even more enhance state control of online users and platforms’ information in the nation. Leading human rights groups voiced immediate issues about the “far-reaching” changes to the law in Turkey, backed by president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s judgment AK party […]

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Balochistan minister booked for social media activist’s murder

Sandra Loyd

QUETTA: Levies in Barkhan have actually signed up a case versus Balochistan Minister for Food and Well-being Abdul Rehman Khetran and his 2 guards for the murder of social media activist Anwar Jan Khetran. Anwar was assassinated by unknown men in Barkhan on July 23 in Naharkot, according to the Levies. According to the FIR, […]

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Hong Kong Journalist Groups Appeal to UN Over Police Violence

Sandra Loyd

Reporters’ associations in Hong Kong have actually composed to the United Nations calling for assistance to end police violence versus them. The Hong Kong Reporters Association and the Hong Kong Photojournalists Association composed to U.N. companies in a protest about duplicated violence portioned to reporters by the Hong Kong police. Considering that the anti-extradition demonstrations […]

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Prominent Uyghur Journalist Confirmed Detained After Nearly Three Years

Sandra Loyd

A prominent Uyghur journalist has actually been confirmed detained in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR) after vanishing nearly three years earlier, according to an official in the local capital Urumqi. Qurban Mamut, the former editor-in-chief of the official Xinjiang Cultural Journal, went missing out on around November 2017, numerous months after he and […]

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‘We’re fed up with it’: Trump signs executive order aimed at curtailing social media companies

Adrian Ovalle

Donald Trump has actually signed an executive order aimed at suppressing defenses for social media giants. The United States president is taken part in a public fight with the companies, which he has actually implicated of censoring totally free speech and predisposition, and stated: “We’re fed up with it.” It comes as Twitter flagged one […]

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President Trump to sign executive order on social media companies

Adrian Ovalle

Donald Trump is to sign an executive order on social media companies, White House authorities have actually stated. The United States president has actually threatened to “strongly regulate” or close them down. He has actually implicated the technology companies of attempting to suppress conservative viewpoints after Twitter tagged among his tweets about unverified claims of […]

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Trump threatens to close social media companies to ‘safeguard conservative voices’

Adrian Ovalle

Donald Trump has actually threatened to “strongly regulate” or close down social media companies after Twitter connected to fact-checking pages on 2 of his tweets. The United States president tweeted that Republican fans felt social media platforms “totally silence conservatives voices” which he would look for to “close them down before we can ever allow […]

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EU data protection rules abused to censor media

Sallie Anderson

2 years after its launch and the EU’s data protection rules have actually been utilized to muzzle reporters in Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia, according to brand-new research study. And NGOs have actually been targeted in Poland, after one offered searchable gain access to to public data consisted of in the Polish National Court Register. Called […]

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Top editors alarmed by media cuts in EU and beyond

Sallie Anderson

The pandemic downturn is strangling quality journalism, however that matches some federal governments, leading European and international editors have actually stated. “The situation is very difficult. We’re in major cost-saving measures,” Tammy Tam, editor-in- chief of the South China Early Morning Post, an independent Hong Kong-based paper, stated on Tuesday (19 May). “Everyone is having […]

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