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Judge orders "Playboy" magazine to recall August issue at request of priest and Catholic organisation
Senator's brief seizure of journalist's equipment sparks debate on reporters' right to record informal discussions, arguments in senate
New law governing broadcasting licences will limit media concentration, guarantee equality of access, transparency
Journalists, documentary makers detained by National Guard officers
Newspaper correspondent's home raided
Journalist claims cancellation of his television programme is due to government pressure
RSF’s Chinese-language website reblocked; Apple i-Tunes website block lifted
Twenty-six IFEX members appeal to French President Sarkozy to raise issue of jailed journalists and rights activists in Syria
Journalist attacked by students over coverage of campus political clashes
Videotaping of two episodes of "Eye on Democracy" television programme ordered halted by authorities
Popular website Facebook censored while authorities continue filtering personal e-mails
Several journalists victims of judicial actions violating source confidentiality or intended to silence criticism
Human rights activist arrested after giving interview on Al Jazeera TV station
Arab journalist sentenced to five years in jail over 2005 critical coverage, free pending appeal
Fifteen IFEX members and other organisations appeal to international bodies to raise cases of jailed journalist, comedian and other activists with Burmese junta
Police officer poses as reporter to find leak in criminal investigation; practice puts media in danger, says RSF
News crews pelted with rocks, their material destroyed, while covering student protest in Anzoátegui
Passage of Access to Information Law expected to "increase transparency, good governance, efficiency within public administration and citizen participation in public affairs," says ARTICLE 19
Prime minister pressures media to "take the government's side" in coverage of escalating conflict
GOVERNMENTS TURN AGAINST MEDIA, NIGERIAN KILLED
AUTHOR AND DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER MURDERED
MOB OCCUPIES STATE TV, BOMBING KILLS REPORTER
CRACKDOWN ON INTERNET USE WIDENS
412 INTERNET SITES AND BLOGS PROTEST CENSORSHIP
FREE-EXPRESSION ADVOCATE BARRED FROM LEAVING COUNTRY
OLYMPICS NO WINDOW FOR PRO-TIBET AND OTHER PROTESTS
FREE EXPRESSION CONSTRAINED, UN COMMITTEE FINDS
UNIVERSITY CONFERENCES IN U.S. AND AFRICA DISCUSS ACADEMIC FREEDOM
Media headquarters in Maracay fired upon, journalists threatened with death
Three journalists assaulted while trying to report on altercation in Nakhchivan, their equipment broken
Television anchor detained, interrogated by intelligence agency personnel
Radio station stripped of its right to air on the FM dial in apparent politically-motivated decision
Military shuts down two radio stations in central Guárico province
Editor receives threats; four newspaper reporters assaulted by school teachers; journalists harassed, prevented from reporting on protest at hospital
Journalist for "elPeriódico" newspaper followed, threatened; director of same newspaper assaulted, abducted for over ten hours
Journalist Slim Boukhdir denied ID papers after release from prison
Printing press refuses to print edition of newspaper
Journalist threatened in Montería; reporters' work impeded by Sincelejo hospital managers
Journalist threatened with physical violence by lawyer irate over coverage
Cameraman released after being held for nearly three months by U.S. military
Newspaper editor arrested over coverage of brewery's labour practices, two other journalists currently being sought over same issue; journalist released
Blogger arrested, faces charges under state of emergency law
Ailing journalist placed in solitary confinement; Kurdish journalist released on bail, still facing trial
SEAPA and TJA condemn mob attack on television station
Protesters storm government-run television station, programming suspended
Reuters cameraman released after three weeks in detention
Several journalists assaulted, injured by security forces, TV stations, newspapers censored
President Uribe calls for criminal investigation of journalist; CPJ urges attorney general to dismiss his request
Bombay High Court: orders Google's subsidiary to reveal identity of blogger after posting critical comments
Community radio station wins in case brought against it by association of private radio stations
Governor's bodyguards restrict reporters' work in Barinas state
Activist filmmaker murdered while investigating attacks on indigenous community radio station
Court rejects writer's request for release on completing three quarters of sentence
Internal police directives reveal elaborate strategy to manage foreign journalists; Chinese interviewees may be slated for post-Game retaliation, warns RSF
Independent journalist Sihem Bensedrine again prevented from boarding flight to Europe
Female reporter who witnessed police violence released after several hours in detention
Three journalists, driver abducted; another journalist detained overnight, released without charge
International mission finds "shocking culture of impunity" surrounding violence against journalists
Broadcaster's suspension may be related to sympathetic coverage of former prime minister and his supporters
Four foreign journalists briefly held by Hezbollah activists
One journalist in hospital, several others also injured in assaults on press covering demonstrations in Santa Cruz
One reporter dead, another injured, by bomb blast while on assignment in conflict-ridden southern province
ANTV soundman receives fractures and lung injury at hands of opposition candidate's sympathisers
Radio station director, media worker arrested, studios of three stations ransacked, equipment confiscated by Israeli soldiers
Two video bloggers arrested for documenting pro-Tibet protests in Beijing; two AP photographers roughed up
Managing director of state-owned newspaper dismissed for writing, publishing article disparaging president
Journalist assaulted by government-owned oil company manager and security personnel
Former radio host killed, motive uncertain
Blocking of pro-Tibet and freedom of expression organisations' websites continues in Tibet despite accessibility in other regions
TMG protests attack on journalist and representative of IFEX member group, Sihem Bensedrine at Tunis Airport
Two journalists released conditionally
British journalist deported, two fixers held by security forces
Proposed law would give government too much power to interfere with media, legislator says
FMM considers journalist's indictment an attempt to suppress dissent, calls for repeal of repressive anti-terrorism legislation
Broadcaster suspended for one month without explanation
Research shows over 50 websites blocked in Beijing and Olympic press centre as Games began, including those of several freedom of expression organisations
Authorities continue to jam international radio stations during Olympic Games
COMMUNITY BROADCASTING ATTACKED IN THREE COUNTRIES, PROMOTED IN URUGUAY
BALUCHI JOURNALIST AND ACTIVIST EXECUTED, OTHERS AT RISK
RIGHT TO KNOW PUBLIC INFORMATION ADVANCES
MINORITY RIGHTS DEFENDERS HARASSED AND PROSECUTED
Government pledges to ease restrictions on films, public demonstrations
ARMY CONDONES SHELLING THAT KILLED CAMERAMAN
TAKE ACTION! OCTOBER DAY AGAINST "SURVEILLANCE MANIA"
'SOFT' CENSORSHIP INDICTED IN SEVEN COUNTRIES
LIBRARIES AND JOURNALISM EVENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
MFWA LAWYER FEMI FALANA WINS BERNARD SIMONS AWARD
YEAR-LONG FELLOWSHIP WITH HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Authorities urged to abandon "absurd war" against Moussa Kaka after court blocks provisional release
Regional radio station director released after being held overnight
Lawyer released after being held for 12 days for criticising government on his website
Court acquits satellite company of violating broadcasting law
Journalist attacked at Tunis Carthage Airport, barred from leaving country
CAPSULE REPORT: UN Human Rights Committee finds excessive constraints on freedom of expression
Unidentified gunmen kill journalist, police involvement suspected
Kliptube video-sharing website blocked; newspaper confiscated, Gundem website blocked for coverage of PKK
"National Standard" magazine's Lagos office raided by intelligence service
Editor acquitted of libel in Abakan; mayor's office denies information to television station in Dalnegorsk
Imprisoned journalist allegedly target of murder attempt
Journalists impeded in attempts to cover Venezuelan president's visit to Paraguay
Journalist wounded by sniper; Israeli journalist shot at by Russian soldiers; two radio stations ransacked
Two news photographers attacked by political party supporters
Newspapers raided, staff assaulted following threats by official
Journalist threatened by political party supporter; FMM fears increasing media repression in Eastern Province
Public affairs radio programme host attacked following death threats
Court upholds constitutionality of criminal defamation: "a serious blow to press freedom", says SEAPA
No news of Ho Chi Minh City blogger held for past four months on spurious tax charge
Two Pillco Marca municipal employees threaten journalist with lynching, attempt to run him over
Azeri television crew, Turkish journalists fired upon by Russian troops in Gori, reporting equipment seized
Journalist detained for over five months charged with "terrorism"
Minority rights defenders face harassment, defamation and prosecution
Freelance journalist gets four years in prison or heavy fine for criticising president
Police spokesperson's unwarranted criticism may endanger media organisation's convenor, says FMM
Comedian, sports columnist, other dissidents charged with violation of various media laws
Website owner-manager arrested for articles criticising government
Authorities arrest journalist for covering presidential campaign, restrict media prior to elections
Government orders documentary filmmaker home from Iraq; CPJ condemns "onerous" travel restrictions on journalists
Ruling party militants ransack opposition radio station, knock it out of service; journalists manhandled by security personnel
Reporter murdered in southern province of Sindh
Chief censor attempts to resign amid disagreements with information ministry, further media crackdown feared
Journalist Fatou Jaw Manneh pleads not guilty, faces six-year jail term in sedition case
Community stations given unprecedented access to digital television frequencies
Lack of transparency, restricted flow of information fuel conflict, hamper long term peace, says ARTICLE 19
Nepali-language journalists, media outlets threatened by Terai region-based rebel group
Rights activist arrested by police, others harassed and detained as authorities continue to silence criticism
IOC urged to take action in wake of new abuses of foreign journalists, including incidents at Olympic Stadium, Korla, Kuqa, Yining and Kashgar
Second journalist arrested
Security personnel assault, injure eight journalists covering political party meeting
"Farcical" Israeli military report on cameraman's killing "likely to make life even more dangerous for journalists", fears IFJ
Police detain Nigerian publisher again, search his house, confiscate his residency permit
Fatal firing on Reuters crew in Gaza was "appropriate", concludes Israeli military investigation; CPJ questions findings
Blogger ordered to remove articles from website, reveal sources
Turkish journalists injured in attack, assaulted and detained by Russian soldiers
FBI admits to spying on reporters in 2004; RSF urges full disclosure
Journalist questioned, harassed, assaulted by military police after reporting on officer's alleged involvement in illegal logging
Renewed censoring of magazine's poems and articles provoke publication delay, financial losses
Several Georgian, Russian websites blocked following attack by rival groups, hackers
In Gori, Israeli journalist seriously injured, Trialeti radio-TV station ceases broadcasting; reporters denied access to Tbilisi victims
Government continues to deny three journalists publishing licenses
Critical journalist still detained without charges
Case of missing editor still unresolved after five years
Access to government information law passed, IAPA urges other countries to follow suit
Proposed Internet law aims to silence critical bloggers
FOUR JOURNALISTS KILLED, OTHERS INJURED IN SOUTH OSSETIA CONFLICT
20TH ANNIVERSARY OF "8-8-88" MARKED
Journalists present Constitutional Court with petition to decriminalise defamation offences
TWO RMN JOURNALISTS KILLED; IMPUNITY REIGNS
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER KILLED AT HOME
CAMERAMAN WHO COVERED CRIME SHOT DEAD
JOURNALIST ARRESTED COVERING ANTI-COUP DEMONSTRATION
27 IFEX MEMBERS APPEAL FOR FREEDOM OF JOURNALISTS, CONDEMN REPRESSION
Censorship and protests as Olympics open
DESPITE PROTESTS, LUKASHENKO SIGNS RESTRICTIVE MEDIA LAW
ARTICLE 19 LAUNCHES ARTIST ALERT
CORRESPONDENT IN BURMA WINS 2008 COURAGE AWARD
Internet writer released, but allegedly forced into exile
CBS subpoenaed to turn over unaired parts of interview with US soldier accused of killing 14 Iraqi civilians
Palestinian soundman to be held for six months without charges or court appearance, announce Israeli authorities
Journalism impeded by surveillance of journalists, retaliation against Chinese sources; AP and Scandinavian journalists detained, harassed
Female film director faces possible flogging at behest of lawyer affiliated with National Democratic Party
Journalist declared "persona non grata" following publication of report, still affected by tag despite its withdrawal
British journalist roughed up, briefly detained, questioned by security officers, after filming pro-Tibet protest near Beijing
CPJ website blocked at Olympic press centres
Dutch cameraman killed, reporter wounded during bombing of Gori
Journalists manhandled in separate incidents by Colombian senator's bodyguards and sympathisers of political party
Government minister organises protest against, calls for banning of, private television station
Four journalists briefly detained by authorities while trying to cover bomb attacks
Blogger detained overnight, released, for posting image deemed "insulting" to police force
Reporter threatened, questioned by police over allegedly "seditious" article
Issues of "Al-Dustour" and "Al Badil" newspapers confiscated by security agency following article on Lebanese singer's murder
ARTICLE 19 welcomes adoption of resolution on the right to know by OAS's Inter-American Juridical Committee
Academic sentenced to two years in prison over articles published abroad, threatened with loss of citizenship
Journalist-sociologist charged over article on powerful figures allegedly linked to paramilitary in Valledupar
Recall referendum marred by only a few isolated attacks on press
Journalists harassed, assaulted by civic leaders in Tarija and by protesting teacher on the Cochabamba-La Paz highway
Two websites attacked by Russian hackers, allegedly to block flow of information on conflict in Georgia
Student activist arrested for criticising authorities
Court orders reinstatement of journalists suspended for not reporting positively on President Mugabe's electoral campaign
Five Russian, two Turkish journalists also injured in South Ossetia
Journalist succumbs to gunshot wounds sustained in assassination attempt
FMM appalled at police spokesperson's justification of minister's attack on journalists
New Internet café measures tantamount to censorship, says ANHRI
Two journalists killed, two missing, more injured while covering conflict in Ossetia
Journalist held captive by traditional leader
Police briefly detain, demand written explanation from journalist for taking photographs near Russian embassy
Reporter harassed, beaten by military personnel in Sinaloa
Government critic released from prison, but crackdown on dissidents continues
Journalist arrested while covering demonstration
Despite completion of prison term, housing activist unreleased, allegedly to muzzle him during Olympics; foreign affairs ministry refuses to investigate death threats against foreign journalists
Cameraman shot dead following threats to him, host of same programme over crime coverage
Court rules against RCTV request to be allowed to return to broadcasting via open signal
Journalist assaulted while covering demonstration in Beni
Critical journalist and two colleagues remain in detention without charges, despite conclusion of investigation and absence of evidence
Jailed newspaper editor's home searched by soldiers
Government imposes restrictions on right of former diplomats to freedom of speech
Photojournalist flees country following assault by police, confiscation of his property
Newspaper targeted by political party supporters; editor receives death threat; youth seize newspaper copies
Editor of independent weekly faces extremism charges, possible prison sentence, for quoting guerilla leader in article
Following threats, assault and criminal prosecution campaign, website editor flees country
Under IOC's watch, free expression sacrificed on altar of corporate sponsorship and market share, says ARTICLE 19
RFA reporter of Tibetan ethnicity unable to obtain accreditation from IOC to cover Games
Songwriter remains in detention; WiPC concerned for his failing health
BCHR fears for its president's safety following king's condemnation of outspoken human rights activists
Police storm radio station, assault two media workers
Radio broadcaster investigating irregularity in local government murdered
Photojournalists assaulted by political parties' security personnel
Twenty-seven IFEX members appeal to government to address free expression situation
CAPSULE REPORT: ARTICLE 19 concerned about plight of artists whose right to free expression has been curtailed
University television station suspends broadcasting after receiving threats; Reuters reporter assaulted by president's supporters
APG urges Congress to pass Access to Information Law
Reporters attacked, harassed by officials in 2002 still seeking justice as case proceeds in regional court
CAPSULE REPORT: Twenty years after 8888 Uprising, local media continue to defy military regime, shows SEAPA report
Authorities revoke press credentials of seven journalists
Torture victim "disappeared" after speaking publicly about his illegal detention
RSF urges legislators to oppose cyber-crime bill likely to threaten online free expression
President signs restrictive media law despite protests
Radio journalists harassed, threatened for trying to record drug disposal operation
Police threaten to block distribution of independent newspaper over opposition party coverage
Journalist faces up to 20 years in prison as another dubious charge brought against him by authorities
Police detain, beat Japanese reporters, threaten Reuters staffer seeking to cover attack on border outpost
Crusading radio journalist critically wounded in murder attempt
Army commander pressures newspaper to cancel defence columns
Mayor harasses radio station employees, assaults journalist following report on new traffic regulation
Radio station attacked in Aragua; journalist harassed by political candidate's security personnel in Zulia
Reporter attacked by mob, two others threatened: as media repression increases in north
Police raid newspaper printing house, harass newspaper, interrogate editor over critical article; minister allegedly threatens reporter
Another video-sharing website blocked by authorities; YouTube still inaccessible
IFJ condemns political interference in management of major broadcast media, government action against critical television programme
Notoriously anti-media government minister publicly assaults, threatens two journalists
Journalists detained briefly, threatened by protesting miners
Internet censorship at Olympic Games eases, some restrictions remain
Detained comedian, sports columnist both charged with "disturbing public order"
Kurdish journalist survives assassination attempt after receiving death threats; several other journalists threatened
Radio station closed by Hamas in Gaza; journalist released after five days in detention
Journalist briefly detained, others threatened over reporting; FNJ concerned over increase in attacks on media
Various reporters assaulted by political militants for alleged bias, one seriously injured
Journalists detained, some reportedly tortured, by rival political groups
Editor of independent weekly jailed for publishing interview; other journalists questioned by police over reporting; impounded magazine released
Journalist injured, hospitalised following attack in Tribal Areas
Newspaper editor released on bail, charged with "divulging military secrets"
Reporter shot dead in his home following death threats related to reporting
Authorities block YouTube
Authorities seek to prevent dissidents from talking to foreign media, tell some to leave Beijing during Olympic Games
One year after journalist Chauncey Bailey's murder, impunity prevails; RSF launches petition calling for justice
CAPSULE REPORT: NUSOJ six-month survey finds journalists in the line of fire, press freedom muzzled
Outspoken TV host freed, charged with insulting government officials
Hong Kong and beyond: Committee to Protect Journalists' blogging makes an impact
Two journalists convicted of publishing "false story"
Reuters cameraman held by US military on security grounds
Newspaper editor held incommunicado

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