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U.N. experts to PH gov't: Stop red-tagging Corpuz, human rights groups

May 01, 2019 - 5:49 PM

United Nations special rapporteurs say the 'criminalizing discourse... undermines the value of the vital work of human rights defenders' and further exposes them to harassment and threats

U.N. special rapporteur condemns detention of Maria Ressa

Feb 14, 2019 - 10:10 AM

David Kaye, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, says it is 'simply intolerable' that Ressa remains in NBI custody

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Malacañang to U.N. expert: Don't politicize tax case vs Rappler, Ressa

Dec 08, 2018 - 11:02 PM

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo says the case against Rappler 'has absolutely nothing to do with the freedom of expression'

POLITICIZING? Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo hits UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye for 'politicizing' the tax evasion charges filed against Rappler Holdings Corporation and its president Maria Ressa. Panelo photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler, Kaye photo by Adem Altam/AFP

U.N. expert urges Philippines to drop charges against Rappler, Ressa

Dec 07, 2018 - 7:23 AM

David Kaye, United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, calls the charges 'a serious threat against independent and investigative journalism in the Philippines, and will have implications beyond its borders'

MARIA RESSA. Screenshot from Rappler video.

Journalists, media groups and advocates slam 'attempt to silence Rappler'

Nov 13, 2018 - 6:44 PM

(UPDATED) Media groups and press freedom advocates express support for Maria Ressa and Rappler as the company faces yet another legal battle

How governments are cracking down on encryption and anonymity

Jul 10, 2018 - 6:06 PM

The UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression reports on how governments have cracked down on two key elements to expression in the digital age from 2015 to 2018

ENCRYPTED MESSAGING. The report praises the end-to-end encryption of some messaging apps, encouraging all messaging app makers to implement the technology as a default and to keep improving them. Image from Open Whisper Systems.


When should hate speech be regulated? Context matters, says UN expert

May 31, 2018 - 6:35 PM

According to United Nations Special Rapporteur David Kaye, hate speech should be regulated when it incites violence or when it undermines other people's right to express themselves freely

REGULATING HATE. United Nation Special Rapporteur David Kaye submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council where he proposes a human rights-based approach to regulating user-generated content online. File photo by Adem Altam/AFP

#TheWrap: Videos to watch this week, May 21-27, 2018

May 27, 2018 - 10:46 AM

Here are the must-watch videos this week!

Rappler Talk: UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye on how platforms can address hate speech online

May 25, 2018 - 11:03 AM

The interview takes up highlights of a report the Special Rapporteur submitted to the UN Human Rights Council where he proposes a human rights-based approach to regulating user-generated content online

UN experts urged to probe Duterte's threats vs human rights activists

Mar 05, 2018 - 1:55 PM

‘Coming from the President’s mouth, the threats can be taken as calls to the military and police forces…to escalate suppression and repression,’ says rights group Karapatan

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his speech during the Petron-Petron Dealers Association (PETDA) Mindanao Mini Convention at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on February 24, 2018. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

UN experts on Rappler, New Duterte appointees, Trump immigration plan | Midday wRap

Jan 26, 2018 - 1:33 PM

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Duterte to UN experts: 'Wrong premise' on media killings

Jun 08, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Duterte says My duty as president is to uphold and enforce the law and I will pursue and prosecute these killers to the hilt in accordance with law

PRESSCON. President-elect Rodrigo Duterte holds a press conference in Davao City on May 23, 2016. Photo by Manman Dejeto/ Rappler

UN experts slam Duterte over media killings

Jun 06, 2016 - 7:50 PM

President elect Rodrigo Duterte s recent comments on media killings are irresponsible in the extreme and unbecoming of any leader says Christof Heyns

NEXT PRESIDENT. A handout picture released by the Davao City Mayor's Office on June 5, 2016, shows Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Dutert speaking to supporters during a thanksgiving party in Davao City. Photo by King Rodriguez/Davao City Mayor's Office/EPA

UN slams Nauru for Facebook ban, stifling dissent

May 25, 2015 - 11:31 AM

Nauru curbs Internet access in the nation of 10 000 people to ban pornography though social media sites such as Facebook are caught in the dragnet

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May 05, 2015 - 5:11 PM

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