Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tags Freedom of expression

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Commuters sit in front of an advertisement discouraging the dissemination of fake news, at a train station in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Outlaws ‘Fake News’; Sets Jail of Up to Six Years

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) Malaysia on Monday approved a law against "fake news" that would allow for prison of up to six years for offenders, shrugging...
A 3D-printed Facebook logo is displayed in front of the Twitter logo, in this illustration

Germany Looks to Revise Social Media Law as Europe Watches

By Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) A German law requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to quickly remove hate speech from their sites is set...
Syrian artist Lina Aljijakli poses with her paintings in the Atelier for Artists in Exile in Paris

Paris Atelier Provides Safe Haven for Exiled Artists

By Michaela Cabrera PARIS (Reuters) Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world's finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening...
Xenia Fedorova, chief executive of RT France, of the Russian state broadcaster RT, formerly known as "Russian Today", poses during a visit to their news studio in Boulogne-Billancourt

Kremlin-Backed Broadcaster Launches French Language News Channel in Wary Paris

By Mathieu Rosemain and Gwénaëlle Barzic PARIS (Reuters) The Kremlin-funded Russian broadcaster RT was due to launch its French language news channel on Monday night...