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Middle East and North Africa Censorship and Freedom of Expression

Saudi Arabia: New assault on freedom of expression, thought and belief as Saudi authorities put football fans on trial for chants

The undersigned organisations condemn the arrest and prosecution of supporters of Al Safa Football Club (Al Safa FC) under Saudi Arabia’s notorious Anti-Cybercrime Law for chants at a recent match, which the authorities deemed “sectarian”. This act of repression – curtailing the right to free...
Africa Censorship and Freedom of Expression

South Sudan: UN Human Rights Council should extend the mandate of the CHRSS and protect the documentation of evidence related to human rights violations.

Amnesty International is concerned by the Government of South Sudan’s calls at the ongoing 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) for the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan (CHRSS) to share evidence and names of individuals and entities accused of human rights violations in the...
Europe and Central Asia Censorship and Freedom of Expression

ORAL STATEMENT – Item 6 Consideration of UPR reports: Russian Federation – UN Human Rights Council 55th session 26 February – 5 April

It is with regret but no particular surprise that we note that the Russian authorities have made no meaningful commitments following its UPR, and only accepted broad recommendations not requiring any real action. The Russian Government’s responses contradict well-known facts, demonstrating its...