Russia: UN experts alarmed by escalation of crackdown on civil society

UN experts today expressed alarm over the escalating crackdown against civil society by Russian authorities after the decision by the Moscow city court this week to liquidate Moscow Helsinki Group, a prominent human rights organisation.

Protect freedom of expression as a vital ‘survival right’ of civilians in armed conflict: UN expert

NEW YORK (17 October 2022) – The information environment has become a dangerous theatre of war in the digital age, Irene Khan, the Special Rapporteur on promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression, told the General Assembly last week. Presenting...

LISTEN: Interview with Irene Khan on war propaganda and the dangers of disinformation

In an exclusive interview with the UN News Service, UN Special Rapporteur Irene Khan explains the the limits on propaganda under international law and the dangers of disinformation during armed conflict.