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Despite arrest of suspect in photojournalist's murder, questions about the killing remain unanswered
Two sports journalists beaten by police
Kantipur television station journalist assaulted, injured, over footage taken in 2006
Two freelance journalists arrested while covering presidential run-off elections
State-controlled newspaper publishes dangerous allegations against Sri Lanka Press Institute
Constraints to freedom of expression highlighted in report of mission to Zimbabwe by team of African media experts
Journalist gunned down in Chihuahua state amid wave of violent crime
AJI denounces South Sulawesi police chief's harassment and intimidation of the local press
Two journalists assaulted by military during operations in Oaxaca
Former "Daily Observer" manager dismissed, imprisoned despite court's initial dismissal of sedition charges
RFE/RL journalist tortured, forced into psychiatric hospital; another RFE/RL correspondent under house arrest
MFWA urges ECOWAS leaders to pressure President Jammeh to respect court order to release journalist
European parliamentarians call for justice for slain journalist Georgiy Gongadze
Harassment campaign targets three main newspapers, seeks to influence editorial policies
Journalist threatened with murder after critical reporting on municipal programme official in Chiapas
Activist arrested for writing political article, displaying banner
Journalist brutally assaulted by police, faces trumped-up charges
Journalists in Exile
Bad to Worse in Zimbabwe
Journalists Killed in 2007
Freedom of Information: A Comparative Legal Survey (2nd ed)
So This is Democracy? Report on the state of media freedom and freedom of expression in southern Africa
Freedom of the Press 2008 Survey Release
Principles on Democratic Regulation of Community Broadcasting
Breaking the shackles: the continuing fight against censorship and spin 2008
In the Balance: Press Freedom in South Asia 2007-2008
The Predators of Press Freedom
Risks Faced by Journalists in Europe
Radio station director detained overnight by Puntland soldiers over interview with Somaliland commander
Law on journalists' working conditions supports press freedom, should not be repealed despite newspaper owners' demands, says IFJ
RSF urges action on behalf of Ricardo González Alfonso, other imprisoned journalists after EU sanctions lifted
Government threatens to ban Association of Iranian Journalists
Following arrest of journalists, IFJ calls on authorities in Andhra Pradesh state "not to allow laws against hate speech to be used as an instrument for silencing critical voices in the press"
Two journalists assaulted by police while trying to cover demonstration against homelessness
Recent assault on journalist another in a series of unsolved cases of attacks on media personnel in Nayarit state
Editor, secretary of defunct minority newspaper given heavy prison sentences on treason charges
ANHRI condemns Arab information ministers' continuing efforts to restrict satellite broadcasting, electronic media
Journalist arrested by US and Iraqi soldiers in Tikrit
Barranquilla city councillors threaten to initiate criminal proceedings against journalist
Cajamarca mayor denies information to media outlets critical of his administration
US Defence Department releases report confirming American soldiers' responsibility in fatal shooting of Reuters journalist
Government measures seek to restrict media access to Parliament
Journalists threatened or attacked in four separate incidents in Biratnagar, Kathmandu, Panchthar and Morang
Police officials harass independent news website recently labeled by government as "treacherous"; its editor continually threatened
Kurdish journalist sentenced to 11 years in prison; Tehran daily closed for criticising President Ahmadinejad
Foreign media curbed as Olympic torch relay moves through Tibet and Xinjiang
Another newspaper fined for content relating to municipal elections; ARTICLE 19 calls on state courts to review decisions restricting access to information
ARTICLE 19 and partners welcome government's decision to approve Right to Information Ordinance 2008
Private news agencies condemn increasing government interference in media
Independent journalist sentenced to prison for defamation
Cameraman assaulted by opponents of national government; army officer, others detained for TV station bombing in Tarija
Journalist's health worsens while in "illegal" detention
One journalist sentenced for allegedly defaming former justice minister, another on trial for allegedly defaming first lady
Magazine journalist covering plight of cyclone victims held in police detention
RSF urges EU to adopt measures to protect refugee journalists
IFEX MEMBERS HONOUR JOURNALISTS IN EXILE
IFEX MEMBERS CALL FOR UN ACTION
ANOTHER BIRTHDAY OF REPRESSION
"WORST TIME FOR JOURNALISTS IN COUNTRY'S HISTORY"
WORKSHOP IN LEBANON LAUNCHES REGIONAL MEDIA FREEDOM SUPPORT NETWORK
AMNESTY AWARDS RECOGNISE PERSECUTED JOURNALISTS
U.S. BLOG "TALKING POINTS MEMO" WINS FREE MEDIA PIONEER AWARD
NEW MONUMENT HONOURS SLAIN JOURNALISTS
Critical journalist jailed for laughing in court during editor's trial
Outspoken radio journalist killed following threats, previous murder attempt, in Guayaquil
Newspaper reporter allegedly threatened with violence by energy official following critical report
Police prohibit broadcast of television programme, seize master tape
Blogger now charged with "sedition"; judge hearing the case is in conflict of interest
South Korean journalist deported, her photographs confiscated, following visit to opposition party office
Newspaper director brutally attacked in Nayarit following article on sexual assault
Journalist Moussa Kaka denied provisional release
OLPEC's secretary-general turned back at Algerian border
Two media outlets bombed in Tarija and Potosí amid political tensions; reporters assaulted by striking miners
Journalist manhandled by transport officials at Lahan
Newspaper publisher charged with contempt of court for reporting on trial
Journalist sentenced in absentia to three years' imprisonment for article critical of public hospital
Shots fired at Manaus daily after stories about another Amazonas city's corruption links
"Foroyaa" newspaper reporter detained overnight while investigating journalist's arrest; editorial independence of "Daily Observer" undermined
IPA urges authorities to improve freedom to publish conditions
Chihuahua journalist alerted to murder plot, subjected to weeks of military harassment following critical reporting, seeks asylum in US
Police arrest, briefly detain journalist over allegedly "false reports"
Television reporter, cameraman threatened against covering illegal construction story
Street vendor arrested, faces possible imprisonment for listening to critical radio programme; newspaper copies seized
Political editor, deputy editor and marketing manager detained as harassment campaign against "Leadership" newspaper continues
Dissident writer Chen Daojun charged for "inciting splittism", not for "subversion"
Public prosecutor files charges against Danish cartoonist, 10 Danish newspaper editors over prophet cartoons
IPA and WiPC condemn conviction of publisher over book on Armenian question
Human rights lawyer who championed free expression disbarred over questionable charges
European Court rules in favour of embattled television station
Journalists assaulted by police, one injured, while covering demonstration in Nuevo León
Journalist Agil Khalil barred from leaving country
Radio programme cancelled after host criticises mayor's administration
Journalist freed four months after abduction by guerrilla group
Twenty-nine IFEX members alert UN secretary-general to statements by government and military that "put journalists in grave danger"
Journalist threatened and harassed by regional president and his supporters
Court orders newspaper to stop publishing testimony about repression under King Hassan II
Satirical plays banned; police torture production manager, assault actor
Journalist removed from media tour of China on instructions of Malawi information ministry
Local TV station in Punjab attacked; journalist assaulted and seriously injured
English-language paper closes as investors withdraw support in wake of state harassment
Daily and magazine convicted for "electoral propaganda" after interviewing prospective São Paulo mayoral candidate
"Continued repression in Burma is a stain on the world's conscience," says ARTICLE 19
Palestinian cartoonist awarded CRNI's 2008 Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award
Trial of alleged killers of journalist Carlos Quispe opens, four city councillors among the accused
Five IFEX members and another organisation pass resolutions on global press freedom issues
"Saving its Secrets" Government Repression in Andijan
Getting Away with Murder: CPJ's Impunity Index
Silencing Sources: An International Survey of Protections and Threats to Journalists' Sources
Press Freedom World Review, November 2007 - June 2008
Indiscriminate Fire: Palestinian Rocket Attacks on Israel and Israeli Artillery Shelling in the Gaza Strip
Falling Short: Olympic Promises Go Unfulfilled as China Falters on Press Freedom
Burma's Firewall Fighters
Vote to Nowhere: The May 2008 Constitutional Referendum in Burma
Two newspaper journalists in Ayacucho receive death threats over reporting
Report to the Midyear Meeting 2008
All Over Again: Human Rights Abuses and Flawed Electoral Conditions in Zimbabwe's Coming General Elections
Court allows police to use seized newspaper photographs
Breaking the Chains Press Freedom Campaign: Arab World and Iran
The Other Iraq
Hundreds of journalists forced into exile in five years since launch of US-led invasion of Iraq
Dateline Iraq - Five Years Later
Politician denounces gagging of debate in Parliament, prime minister's threats against media
MISA concerned about media coverage of presidential elections
Trial of privately-owned newspaper, editor and opposition leader postponed, reporting conditions relaxed
Journalist assaulted by former police instructor following article exposing improper hiring
Publisher of controversial history book convicted on one charge, acquitted on another
Controversial bill passed allowing all international e-mails and phone calls to be monitored
Journalist detained, injured, threatened with intelligence surveillance by Army officers
Three charged in murder of journalist Anna Politkovskaya; suspected shooter and mastermind still at large
Explosive devices lobbed at critical newspaper's offices
Women Writing Under Surveillance in China
New York-based political blog honoured with 2008 IPI Free Media Pioneer Award
How far to go? Kenya's media caught in the turmoil of a failed election
Note on the Draft Media Law in Somalia
Internet Censorship
Confronting Taboos and Censorship: Women Speaking Out
Crackdown: Repression of the 2007 Popular Protests in Burma
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission: A Critical Assessment
Freedom of the Press Worldwide in 2008
Media Employees Killed in 2007
Attacks on the Press in 2007
World Report 2008
Press Freedom Safety of Journalists and Impunity
The Perennial Tragedy of Democracy: Attacks on Freedom of Expression in Liberia
Promised reforms on libel, media registration unlikely due to media law working group's inactivity, limited mandate, warns Freedom House
Freedom of Opinion & Expression in Egypt
Yemen: Freedom of Expression in Peril
"Pakistan Times USA" editor receives death threats, newspaper copies seized following publication of religious sect's advertisement
Southeast Asia Free Expression Report
Record number of journalists forced into exile in last 12 months, according to CPJ survey; Iraq and Somalia hardest hit
Abducted journalists and university professor released
Targeting Truth Tellers: Journalism in a Climate of Fear and Intimidation
Guanajuato state government accused of discriminating against two newspapers for their critical stance
Killings of Journalists Maintain Record Levels
Press Freedom Round-up
IRFS chairman harassed while in hospital, presumably by government agents posing as doctors
Journalist Deaths Hit Decade Peak
Áncash superior court acquits another suspect of journalist's murder despite evidence of guilt
Proposed new broadcasting law regressive, waters down prior commitments to community broadcasters, warns AMARC
Government's retaliatory withdrawal of advertising contracts, abrupt cancellation of subsidy, costs "Royal Gazette" $825,000
Military authorities renew interrogations of detained blogger
Prime suspect in journalists' torture case surrenders to police
Two journalists detained briefly for taking photographs
IPI General Assembly resolutions highlight urgent press freedom issues worldwide
"Who killed my father?" journalist Hayatullah Khan's daughter asks on second anniversary of his murder
Photographer questioned by police over photograph of demonstration; government council tries to block publication of human rights interviews
President endorses federalisation of crimes against freedom of expression; CPJ makes five recommendations
Journalist acquitted of publishing falsehoods, his two colleagues still face charges
Media self-censorship promoted by defence ministry's proposed guidelines for reporting on military matters
"Three killings, no justice" finds CPJ report on impunity in cases of three murdered journalists
IFJ fears imminent raid on journalists' union ahead of upcoming presidential elections
Moscow court orders closure of critical North Caucasus news website for alleged "extremism"
Police raid newspaper, confiscate computers, seal newsroom, following publication of critical letter
BACKLASH ON ACTIVISTS WHO TAKE TO THE STREETS
CHAIR OF IRFS ATTACKED BY POLICE
AUTHORITIES RESTRICT QUAKE REPORTING
Fear pervading media, public denied information, notes fact-minding mission
FEDERAL POLICE CLOSE COMMUNITY RADIO STATION
IFJ LAUNCHES REPORT TO "BREAK THE CHAINS" CONFINING MEDIA IN MIDDLE EAST
Traditional governor urges harsh punishment of critical journalists; MISA study finds widespread self-censorship due to constant threats by King and his advisors
ITALIAN JOURNALISTS UNDER ATTACK BY MAFIA FOR 40 YEARS, SAYS MEDIA WATCHDOG
HIGHWAY AFRICA CONFERENCE TACKLES CITIZEN JOURNALISM
CAPSULE REPORT: Information blackout intensifies in run-up to Olympic torch relay through Lhasa
ARTICLE 19 AND ARTVENTURE LAUNCH $100,000 AWARD FOR REPRESSED ARTISTS
RCTV anchor found dead in Caracas
Female journalist threatened after reporting on alleged misconduct of Tlaxcala state government
Police raid literary event, injure poet following protest petition
AFP bureau chief and Reuters correspondent have their accreditation withdrawn following alleged "defamation"; court fines "Liberté" publisher, editor and cartoonist
String of attacks on media; cyber-dissident charged with illegally obtaining state secrets
Preliminary army investigation into journalist's death reportedly concludes that "soldiers did no wrong"
Al-Jazeera Rabat bureau chief charged with publishing false information, his press accreditation cancelled
Journalist murdered outside his home in Mosul
Publisher of Arabic-language weekly charged with "libel and insult"
Report into journalist's 2004 death identifies suspects, calls for government action
Three media organisation employees released from detention, await court summons
Minister attempts to ban broadcasts of private television station following coverage of protests
Journalist assaulted in Bogotá, threatened with murder, obliged to cease distributing magazine in Honda
Journalist in detention in Rangoon amid clampdown on cyclone coverage
IRFS chairman assaulted, injured by police while monitoring event commemorating Che Guevara's birthday
Leading investigative journalist receives death threat
Two associates of missing blogger detained; one questioned about colleague's activities at quake site and released, the other still incommunicado
President Karzai urged to promise action on four urgent freedom of expression problems as he seeks international aid
Youths questioned by prosecutor's office over opinions expressed on web forums
Independent journalist arrested on allegations of drug possession
Journalists call for new investigation into 1998 murder of newspaper editor
RSF calls for closed media outlets to be allowed to resume operating amid peace moves between Hamas and Fatah
Inter-American court ruling on Argentine defamation case double-edged, warns IAPA; Uruguayan journalist convicted for truthful reporting
Youths arrested for protesting Aung San Suu Kyi's continuing confinement released
Authorities seize cameras to prevent circulation of cyclone images, heighten surveillance of media personnel
Cyber-dissident Huang Qi abducted, retired university professor arrested; foreign journalists harassed
Police forcefully prevent public expression of anti-extremism opinions by cultural workers
Woman journalist receives death threats over reporting
State broadcasting official publicly issues dire warnings against two journalists
Business daily accuses five bankers of being behind its vice-president's murder
Former minister warns media not to report on allegations of his misconduct while in office
Two popular GEO TV talk shows taken off-air at UAE government's request, due to Pakistani political concerns
Media crew assaulted by security officer
Officials harass local press during EU delegation visit
Writer arrested, held incommunicado; blogger given three-year sentence; rights activists on trial, harassed
IRFS chairman released after being detained for over two hours
CAPSULE REPORT: Despite advances, journalists still face possible jail terms under prevailing laws, warns IFJ
Eleven demonstration organisers sentenced to six to 25 years in prison
IRFS chairman arrested while filming demonstration in front of presidential administration building
Regional court orders release of journalist missing since July 2006 arrest
Sexual rights activists detained briefly, face charges; government determined to enforce silence around sexuality and HIV/AIDS, says Human Rights Watch
IPA, PEN and WAN convey TMG recommendations to UN for better promotion of press freedom
Concerned over detention of documentary filmmaker on hold-up charges, RSF asks, "Is the Mapuche issue a taboo subject?"
Violent police raid, closure of community radio station condemned by AMARC and ARTICLE 19
Prison authorities confiscate book manuscript written by imprisoned editor
Two journalists sentenced to suspended jail terms for "publicity" against government, a third released
IFJ report outlines regional press freedom situation as campaign launched to "break the chains" confining media
Four IFEX members, other organisations call for release of three activists detained for speaking out
Journalist's detention extended for 90 days, still held without charge
Government imposes punitive duty on imported publications in move to curb "hostile foreign newspapers"
Disturbing new regulations imposed prior to Olympic Games, efforts to control media increased in Sichuan
Thirteen members of group promoting freedom of expression detained
Journalist, his assistant transferred to Kinshasa jail following several months of secret detention
Radio station harassed by regulatory body, state broadcasters threatened with denial of funding over political content
FMM condemns suppression of political protest by ruling party politicians, fears new round of human rights violations
GOVERNMENTS FOMENTING DANISH CARTOON CRISIS
NUSOJ LEADER ASSASSINATED
Authorities restrict satellite dish sales to limit information flow on cyclone damage
BBC REPORTER FOUND DEAD
NEWSPAPER EXECUTIVE GUNNED DOWN
Editor threatened in Tabasco after human head found in front of newspaper's offices
OUTSPOKEN JOURNALIST GETS SIX-YEAR JAIL SENTENCE
AUTHORITIES SHOULD ABIDE BY RULING AND FREE JOURNALIST, SAY IFEX MEMBERS
RIGHTS ACTIVIST FREED
PALESTINIAN, LEBANESE WIN SAMIR KASSIR AWARDS
Editor arrested, charged, radio station ordered to stop broadcasting in run-up to elections
Radio journalist assaulted by police officer; two journalists harassed, briefly detained by Indian border guards
TV journalist, crew abducted
RSF calls for rights issues to be part of criteria for assigning future Olympics
CPJ urges government to repeal repressive media law
Basque newspaper office bombed, allegedly by ETA, no injuries
CAPSULE REPORT: Press freedom still fragile; IFJ urges decriminalisation of press offences, release from prison of media employees
AP cameraman held at US military base, material seized from his home
Politician alleges government behind cartoon protest
Radical pro-government groups assault reporters in La Paz; journalist threatened in Sucre
Freelance journalist threatened with murder by ruling party politician in Matale district
Official intimidates reporter seeking information on police action
Fourth Muslim journalist assaulted by ruling party supporters in Kathankudi, journalists threaten strike over police indifference to anti-media attacks
Defamation case launched against blogger for reporting on environmental pollution is first of its kind
Critical journalist given six-year prison sentence; ANHRI fears for his welfare
Independent journalist briefly detained, threatened with expulsion from Havana
Police hold freelance journalist incommunicado, raid his home; dissident writer released, another harassed
BBC journalist killed in southern Afghanistan
BBC journalist gunned down in Kismayo
Opposition leader now among those charged over his article in "The Standard"
CAPSULE REPORT: Government steps up checks on quake reporting
Impunity in radio station director's murder opens way for new wave of violence against women journalists
Fugitive police inspector named as leading suspect in "O Dia" torture case, another suspect arrested
Journalist released after serving six-month prison term for defamation; AJI calls for an end to criminalisation of press offences
Kidnapped journalist in ELN hands, according to captured guerrilla; press freedom organisations demand his release
Police official files two criminal complaints against BBC journalist for "insulting the monarchy"
Three members of children's choir face charges of "making propaganda for a terrorist organisation" after singing Kurdish song in U.S. music festival
Political activists attack editor's home in response to critical article
Critical newspaper publisher convicted of libel, sentenced to jail, payment of heavy damages over airport contract coverage
Two journalists face up to two years' imprisonment; director of radio station dismissed; several other journalists interrogated for reporting on corruption scandals
Eight persons killed in embassy attack allegedly in reprisal for prophet cartoons
Website editor cleared of libel charges over article criticising corruption at federal agency
Court ruling on disclosure of classified documents encourages and disappoints at the same time, says FXI
Journalists harassed, subject to death threats after reporting on corruption allegations against Cusco mayor
FNJ representatives assaulted by student union president in Bhojpur
Celebrated comedian-actor arrested after criticising government response to cyclone crisis
Journalist assaulted, injured by soccer star; other players seize equipment to prevent journalists from covering altercation
Exclusion of NGOs from AIDS meeting impacts information flow, silences important voices, says Human Rights Watch
Two journalists named in police commissioner's sedition complaint against newspaper
Journalists and others warned against writing about Tiananmen Square anniversary, related website blocked
Newspaper barred from beauty pageant in retaliation for critical coverage
FMM, independent media targets of slander campaign, incitement to violence by Defence Ministry
MISA denounces purging of journalists at state broadcaster for the purposes of "partisan political expediency"
Editor assaulted by police; journalist still detained by US military without charges
Missing journalist reappears without explaining his absence
Supreme Court upholds editor's conviction
Reuters photographer sentenced for using satellite phone
Imprisoned journalist suffers stroke, denied adequate medical care as trial begins
Media lawyer facing charges of "insulting the president" applies to have matter referred to Constitutional Court
Journalists harassed, restricted, information strictly controlled in Nakhchivan autonomous region during president's visit
Journalist beaten by police for questioning their interference with press coverage of sporting event; photographer beaten after photographing attack
Cartoonist, newspaper publisher and editor face possible prison sentences in defamation case over cartoon of former army chief
Radio journalist beaten by municipal employee following coverage critical of mayor
Three IFEX members urge new investigation into journalist's 2004 murder following new revelations
Press freedom activist manhandled, detained and threatened by Beijing police
Previously-threatened director of weekly survives shooting attack in Veracruz
Daily facing "sedition" and "conspiracy" charges
Journalist previously threatened over his writing brutally beaten, injured
Public TV cameraman injured seriously in Basra bombing
WAN congress condemns UN Human Rights Council's stance on "protecting religious sensibilities"
Newspaper executive slain in Caracas, following dozens of death threats against daily's administrative staff
Human rights activist Mutabar Tojibaeva released
Tiananmen Square massacre still a taboo subject in press and online on 19th anniversary; IOC to meet in Athens on anniversary
Journalist denied entry to UN-sponsored summit; Zimbabwean president welcome despite press freedom record
MEDVEDEV SHOWS SIGNS OF SUPPORT FOR MEDIA FREEDOM
GOVERNMENT NOT PROTECTING JOURNALISTS
FOREIGN PHOTOJOURNALIST FOUND MURDERED
GOVERNMENT SILENCES OPPOSITION MEDIA AHEAD OF ELECTIONS
COURTS RECOGNISE ACCESS TO INFO AS HUMAN RIGHT
MEDIA FREEDOM UNDER THREAT WORLDWIDE, SAYS WAN REPORT
HUNGARY TO HOST SUMMIT ON CITIZEN MEDIA
Journalist arrested at church
Conscientious objector Halil Savda sentenced to five months in prison for speaking in support of Israeli conscientious objectors
Journalists protest judge's restriction on coverage of fraud case as "illegal and arbitrary"
Quintana Roo judge refuses to order arrests of Puebla state employees for violating journalist Lydia Cacho's rights, closes case
Imprisoned journalist threatened with knife by fellow inmate
Three South African media workers sentenced to six months in prison, lawyers appealing sentences
Khartoum newspapers face censorship and intimidation by security forces
After three years, still no significant progress in journalist Samir Kassir's murder investigation
Journalists again targets of violence, harassment during autonomy referendum in Beni department
Death row journalist's defence lawyer tells appeal hearing his client was tortured
Regional free expression group calls on president to respect press freedom
Journalist threatened, knocked out by police while covering eviction in Orán
Three journalists abducted and tortured by militia members
WAN's Golden Pen of Freedom awarded to Chinese journalist Li Chongqing
Danish cartoon crisis was manipulated by repressive governments, say journalists, defending their right to offend, shock and disturb audiences
Lawyer in detention, charged, facing possible jail term for online comments about judge
Journalist still detained in unknown location, at risk of torture
Newspaper office raided by protestors following publication of article about castes
Press freedom under threat worldwide, says WAN report
Tibet still closed to foreign press despite "unprecedented" post-quake openness in Sichuan
Various publications in Kailali suspend operations following renewed violence against journalists by Maoist activists
Three foreign media workers convicted of possessing "illegal" broadcasting equipment, await sentencing
"Midlands Observer" editor threatened for alleged pro-opposition bias; journalist threatened for wearing free expression T-shirt
Maoist party leader's warning to publishing house bodes ill for press freedom, says IFJ
Two journalists forced out of city of residence, their employment interrupted, over critical articles
Sri Lanka Press Institute visited by armed military inquiring about directors, staff
Group storms journalist's house, warns him against reporting on defence and military matters

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