IPU Resolution on Privacy and Individual Freedoms

September 6, 2015 | Posted in blog, News | By

IMMI Chairman, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, is co-rapporteur along with Mr. H. J. Juhn (MP for the Republic of Korea) for an IPU resolution: Democracy in the digital era and the threat to privacy and individual freedoms. In the resolution the threat


Iceland decriminalizes blasphemy

July 16, 2015 | Posted in blog, News | By

An article in the Icelandic penal code, limiting free speech, has been abolished after a bill introduced by the Pirate Party passed in Parliament in July. The article (125) read thus: “Anyone officially ridiculing or insulting the dogmas or worship


Victory for Net Neutrality

February 27, 2015 | Posted in blog, News | By

Yesterday a landmark moment in the battle for freedom of the Internet was reached in the US when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 in favor of applying common carrier regulations to Internet service providers. Organizations and activists have