• National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia received A status based on accreditation from ICC SCA for the 3rd time

NHRCM addressing guarantee of rights to information and freedom of expression

Acting Chief Commissioner J.Khunan and Commissioners G.Narantuya and B.Enkhbold held meeting with Mrs. T.Ayushjav, CEO of GLOB International NGO, and lawyer Mr. B.Purevsuren on 15 December 2020.

National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia emphasized the importance of addressing the issue of misunderstanding amongst the community regarding right to information due to lockdown measures of COVID-19 and conditions created which may lead to breach of right to information. The Commission is requesting answers from relevant organizations.

During the meeting, the GLOB International NGO informed that they had delivered Joint Demand with media association to Ministry of Justice as Altering “Spreading false information” clause in the draft law on Amendments to the Criminal Code may lead to restrictions on right to freedom of expression.