Freedom of Speech in the Time of Pandemic: Central America and Eurasia (Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar Series)


Law Library analysts Iana Fremer and Dante Figueroa will review current legislative developments regulating mass media and their ability to distribute information freely during the Covid-19 pandemic. In particular, the presenters will analyze recently introduced amendments to national legislation aimed at establishing different control measures over the media outlets, internet resources, and journalists in 20 selected countries around the world where adoption of such laws has been identified, namely: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, El Salvador, India, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Mauritius, Moldova, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

Date and Location

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm