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While disinformation is not a new problem, the digital age has created new threats. This ICNL policy prospectus examines measures that can address the evolving challenges of disinformation while protecting the freedom of expression.
In Myanmar, the military’s actions in early February 2021, including a recently proposed draft cyber security law, threaten fundamental freedoms and violate international law. This ICNL analysis explores some of the key issues and concerns surrounding the draft law.
The COVID-19 epidemic has necessitated a shift to remote operations across society, from workplaces to schools to holiday celebrations, and government operations are no exception. The shift to remote operations, however, can restrict opportunities for in-person public participation in policy development and implementation.
ECNL paper on government restrictions that restrain activists/groups from participating in decision-making processes on climate and environmental issues.
This ICNL Spanish-language publication is based on survey responses submitted by 729 NPO sector representatives from 17 participating countries. The report presents an in-depth analysis of survey findings, as well as recommended reforms that can be implemented through collaboration among civil society organizations, government agencies, regional FATF bodies, and international experts.
This ECNL factsheet covers how the protection granted by international human rights standards to protests in public spaces also applies to private gatherings.
ICNL’s Protest Law Tracker has identified an ongoing wave of anti-protest legislation targeting racial justice demonstrations and Black Lives Matter protests.
This database from the Carter Center outlines state obligations to protect the freedom of expression during elections.