Latest Freedom of expression Stories

2010-10-30 06:39:00

KIEV, Ukraine, October 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych invited the 2012 World Newspaper Congress, conducted under the aegis of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), to be held in Ukraine.

2010-09-10 11:16:00

ESA Files Brief Urging Court to Uphold Lower Court Rulings WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-07-29 11:20:00

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee said Wednesday that it removed Ecuador's Galapagos Islands from its list of endangered sites because of Quito's protective efforts in the Pacific archipelago.

2010-07-23 06:35:00

Thirty-two natural wonders and cultural treasures are competing to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) top world heritage list when it meets in Brazil next week.

2010-05-03 08:58:00

OTTAWA, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-committee-for-world-press-freedom-ccwpf/michelle-lang-honoured-with-world-press-freedom-award SOURCE CNW Social Media

2010-04-26 13:30:00

On Monday, the Supreme Court said it would determine whether a California law banning the sale and rental of violent video games to minors violated constitutional free-speech rights.

2010-04-26 11:12:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Michael D. Gallagher, president and CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, which represents U.S.

2010-03-23 14:25:41

In the new issue of Index on Censorship, 'Brave New Words', leading internet experts Ron Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski call for a new approach to tackling censorship online.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.