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Cartoon: Eurovision in Azerbaijan

Journalists in Azerbaijan are forbidden from covering the full scope of the country’s human rights violations during this year’s Eurovision contest.

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President Jaun Hernando Hernandez is at the center of the corruption scandal. photo via Flickr user:  Casa de América.

Information Should Never Be Left to Die

Public pressure to loosen media restrictions is the only way to hold the Honduran government and presidency accountable for massive financial corruption.

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President Jaun Hernando Hernandez is at the center of the corruption scandal. photo via Flickr user:  Casa de América.

La Información Nunca Debe Dejarse Morir

Pensando esta declaración para Honduras podría decidir entonces que mi país se quedó sin corazón pues la información no es lo más importante para los tomadores de decisiones en esta nación.

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House of Government, Minsk, Belarus. Photo by Flickr user: Ferry Vermeer.

Q&A: What It’s Like to be a Journalist in Belarus

by IFEX

IFEX’s correspondant Caro Rolando interviews Andrei Bastunets, chairperson of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, about how recent media law developments in Belarus are affecting the environment for journalism and information accessibility.

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Young monks walk together outside of temple.

Defining a National Identity Might Bring Peace to Myanmar

Conflict surrounding the need for a national identity definition forces Myanmar minorities to search for their personal and ethnic identity. The goal? A peaceful consensus and integration.

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  • House of Government, Minsk, Belarus. Photo by Flickr user: Ferry Vermeer.
    Q&A: What It’s Like to be a Journalist in Belarus

    IFEX’s correspondant Caro Rolando interviews Andrei Bastunets, chairperson of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, about how recent media law developments in Belarus are affecting the environment for journalism and information accessibility.

    Read more...

  • Photo via Flickr User Gongashan.
    Charlie Hebdo and the PEN Award

    Protests against and controversy surrounding Charlie Hebdo’s reception of the PEN award for “freedom of expression courage”: an exploration of freedom expression that takes a toll on human dignity.

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