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Statement by the Association of Caribbean Media Workers to mark World Press Freedom Day 2023

Greetings to all media workers across the Caribbean on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day being observed on May 3. The theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day- “Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of expression as a driver for all other human rights”- throws the spotlight on the invaluable role of the freedom to receive and impart ...

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“Leave Mudwata alone”: APNU+AFC, gov’t clash over cybercrime law

Almost three years after the then A Partnership for National Unity+Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) administration had passed the cybercrime legislation despite warnings, now that they are in opposition they are accusing the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC)-led government of using that law to clamp down on freedom of expression. APNU+AFC Shadow Home Affairs Minister Geeta Chandan-Edmond sought to justify the ...

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Pro-PPP radio, TV stations take GNBA to court over alleged freedom of expression violations

Two radio and television stations closely associated with the opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) want the High Court to find that their constitutional right to freedom of expression has been violated by a hearing committee of the Guyana National Broadcasting Authority (GNBA) which they say has not been legally constituted. Through their lawyers – Mohabir A. Nandlall, Marcia Nadir-Sharma, Manoj ...

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