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.

REPORT: Disinformation and freedom of opinion and expression during armed conflicts

In this report, the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, Irene Khan, examines the challenges that information manipulation poses to freedom of opinion and expression during armed conflict. She notes that...