Freedom of expression

Article 19 Booklet on The Public’s Right to Know, Principles on Freedom of Information Legislation in Both Bangla and English
Article 19 Booklet on The Public’s Right to Know, Principles on Freedom of Information Legislation in Both Bangla and English 13 September 2008 AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication( www.bnnrc.net) is working in association with other partner organizations regarding the need for a Right to Information Law since its inception.

Internet Censorship in Pakistan - Naval Chief misusing his powers
Internet Censorship in Pakistan - Naval Chief misusing his powers 18 August 2008 Shahzad Ahmad

The news of blocking six URLs in Pakistan has been confirmed by various quarters including the Convener of Internet Service Providers Association (ISPAK) of Pakistan.

DIY video and the Asia Commons
DIY video and the Asia Commons 31 July 2008 Andrew Garton

That I would blog, or prepare a report at this time, when there are several people dedicated to recording the iSummit is likely an exhausting prospect.

No summit too high
No summit too high 30 July 2008 Andrew Garton

Sapporo at work Japanese service staff are so eager to assist, to ensure one is more than adequately served that it is a wonder, in their exuberance, they do not break! It has been said many many times that the Japanese are efficient. Today, Day 01 of the iSummit, I could do with a healthy dose of efficiency to bolster the headache incurred at the hand of the Shot Bar’s skilled shaker of ...

Mexico: Statement from the international mission on attacks against journalists and media
Mexico: Statement from the international mission on attacks against journalists and media 06 May 2008 Collective

Mexico City, April 25, 2008 — Mexico has become the most dangerous country for journalists in the Americas.

GREAT WALL 2.0: How China leads the World in web censorship
GREAT WALL 2.0: How China leads the World in web censorship 05 May 2008 Hilmar Schmundt and Wieland Wagner

*Just in the time for the Olympics, the Chinese government has proved itself to be a pioneer as well as a top exporter in cutting-edge online censorship methods.

Japan Computer Access Network (JCA-NET)
Japan Computer Access Network (JCA-NET) 06 March 2008

Japan Computer Access Network (JCA-NET) is a Tokyo-based network that aims to empower citizen’s activities through the internet for peace, social and environmental justice and human dignity. JCA-NET provides networking tools for NGOs and social movements, working closely with AsiaLink, an Asia-wide NGO information and email network.

Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE)
Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE) 06 March 2008

VOICE is a rights-based, activist organisation working mainly on the issues of food sovereignty, aid effectiveness, economic justice, and the right to information and communication, both in Bangladesh and on a global scale. By building a broader constituency of alternative voices to the "mainstream development discourse" through research and public education, VOICE is taking a stand against unj...

Bytesforall Bangladesh
Bytesforall Bangladesh 06 March 2008

Bytesforall is a networked space for citizens in South Asia. It experiments, highlights and organises debate on the relevance of ICT to development activities. Bytesforall has more than 2,000 subscribers and 10 admin members who run the network. Bytesforall does not have any formal structure, yet the organisation undertakes different projects through its members' personal capacity, contrib...

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet
Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet 05 March 2008

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet is a non-governmental organisation founded in 1998 in South Korea. "Jinbo" means "progressive" in Korean. Jinbonet aims to support the growth of civil society activity and communication by providing network services such as web hosting, email, blogs and mailing lists to civil society organisations, trade unions, individuals and progressive projects. Jinb...

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