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Russian daily "Komsomolskaya pravda" charged with violating Kazakh Constitution
Investigation concludes that the head of Lima police to blame for assault of journalists covering protest by striking municipal employees
Writer and journalist Dr Haluk Gerger sentenced to prison; former editor-in-chief of "Evrensel" fined
Authorities assume control of independent Radio Smederevo
Police assault two photographers covering religious procession
Police detain journalist Lazaro Lazo
Editor Magdi Hussein sentenced on appeal to one year in prison
Concerns for free expression, as new Executive decree outlines new state secrets
CPJ appeals to author of Criminal Libel Law
Indonesian government gives stern warning to newspaper
Two "La Republica" journalists arrested
Court suspends satirical weekly "Mesmar"
FM Latinoamericana community radio station's equipment stolen
Croatian President's daughter files libel suit against "Feral Tribune"
Editor Magdi Hussein released; CPJ appeals for postponement of appeal hearing until Law 93 revised
Continued concern at press bill due to come before parliament on 25 May
ARTICLE 19 calls on UN Security Council to hold emergency session over wave of arrests, threats and curbs on media's access
Human rights activist Eyad Serraj thought to have been arrested for comments to paper
Concern at statements directed against media
Police detain journalist Leena Reikko, cameraman and two individuals she was interviewing; confiscate videotape
French journalist arrested; Zaire imposes ban on journalists crossing from Rwanda
Correspondent Nyenati Allison flees Liberia after threats from fighting factions
Journalist Rodolfo F. Pena target of death threat
Radio Miraflores owner Ricardo Palma Michelsen arrested; court orders seizure of his personal property, including Radio Miraflores
Managing director of the satirical weekly "El-Kalaa" detained; editor-in-chief released on bail
Journalist and human rights activist Parag Kumar Das murdered
"Evrensel" journalist Irsan Kurt arrested
Authorities confiscate copies of the privately-owned daily "Al-Rai Al-Akhar"
Case against "El Watan" director Omar Belhouchet dropped; allowed to travel to U.S.
Satirical weekly "Mesmar" suspended; three staff released after 48 hours; fourth arrested
Proposed anti-corruption legislation could restrict press freedom
"Azg" newspaper resumes publication
Bomb attack against journalist Jose Ruben Zamora
Weekly "Payam-e-Daneshjoue" banned
President Bakili Muluzi warns media about "inaccurate reporting"
Government official charges that the British Broadcasting Corporation is favouring the opposition in its campaign coverage
Thun Bun Ly, editor of the Cambodian newspaper "Odom K'tek Khmer", fatally shot
Journalist Leung Tin-wai violently attacked
Two Palestinian journalists arrested
Several journalists assaulted by police
Authorities refuse to renew passport of journalist Salah Bechir
Three journalists with satirical weekly "Mesmar" arrested; "Mesmar" ordered shut down
Indonesian government bans book published by freedom of expression institute
Four journalists with Sudanese Television arrested
Journalist Eltchine Husseinbeili detained
Journalist Mahdi Rabea receives six-month sentence for distributing "false information"; poet Ahmad al-Shamlan acquitted
Photographer Fayez Nourredin brutally assaulted
Journalist Viktor Mikhailov killed
Trial begins against soldier who killed journalist Natalya Alyakina
BBC reporter Liviu Man receives threatening telephone calls
Journalist Nina Yefimova killed
Dead body of journalist Igor Grouchetsky found
Journalist Vladimir Sobolevskiy dismissed for alleged misbehaviour during interview
Managing director of weekly "Generation" convicted of slander; "Generation" ordered shut down for six months
Opposition editor Magdi Hussein arrested for refusing to pay fine
Palestinian journalists prevented from covering forthcoming Israeli elections
National Council scraps two draft clauses of the Privileges and Immunities Bill
Managing director of independent weekly "Tribune du peuple" arrested; copies of "Tribune du peuple" seized
Four journalists from "Alinteri" arrested
Judge dismisses an appeal by lawyers from "The Post" asking that the President of Zambia not be treated differently from other citizens before the law
Daily "El Watan" forced to suspend publication
Two "Feral Tribune" journalists face criminal charges; "Panorama" newspaper closed down; "Novi List" ordered to pay fine
Cuban authorities arrest father of Bureau of Independent Press in Cuba founder Yndamiro Restano Diaz
Reporters Alieu Badara Sowe and Bruce Asemota arrested and held incommunicado; police order them to reveal sources
Journalist Jorge Javier Elorriaga sentenced to thirteen years in prison
Update on murder of Nadezdha Chaikova
Radio station and transmitter torched
Journalists Gregor Mayer and Zoltan Nemeth harassed by Bosnian Serb authorities
Journalist Richard Niyongere threatened with arrest
"The Post" editor-in-chief Fred M'membe to appeal "contempt of parliament" ruling
Ownership of independent newspaper "Azg" transferred to pro-government political party
Police raid office of Bureau of Independent Press in Cuba
Widespread looting and arson attacks target media outlets and printing press
Journalist Jesus Alfonso Castiglione Mendoza begins fourth year in detention
South African Broadcasting Corporation bans three songs for alleged "bad taste"

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