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Journalists arrested, held for more than five hours after Taliban press conference
Parliament defeats anti-terrorism law that would have required journalists to reveal their research material and sources
Publisher and three editors charged with criminal defamation, injurious falsehood
Public Performance Board censors film
Journalists launch hunger strike over suspected attempt by politician to take control of TV station
"Wall Street Journal Asia" found in contempt of court and fined
Proposed secrecy law threatens openness, says ARTICLE 19
Satellite television provider's head office attacked with grenades, guns
CAPSULE REPORT: IPI and SEEMO concerned about potential for further violence in southeast Europe
Comedian, journalist sentenced to additional prison time under Electronic Law
IFJ Guidelines for Reporting on Violence Against Women
Speaking of Terror: A survey of the effects of counter-terrorism legislation on freedom of the media in Europe
"'We Will Crush You': The Restriction of Political Space in the Democratic Republic of Congo"
Truck drivers block distribution of newspapers and magazines
Sinaloa state government approves initiative to classify threats and attacks on journalists as "serious crimes"; correspondent kidnapped for brief period
Radio station vandalised, staff members threatened with death
Second blogger detained at secret location
Reporter at Kalima Radio arrested and violently assaulted
IAPA takes 13-year-old case of unpunished murder of journalist to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Ignoring public opinion, Council of Europe set to adopt contentious treaty on access to information
Labour activist acquitted of charges of "publishing false news"
Journalist seriously injured during pro-Syrian rally
One journalist held incommunicado, another stabbed
Journalist investigating drug trafficking gunned down in Bihar state
Two grenades fired at TV station
Blogger arrested, detained in unknown location
Two foreign journalists kidnapped
CAPSULE REPORT: Free speech crackdown accelerates, say ARTICLE 19 and Index on Censorship
Journalist's camera confiscated by chief justice, later returned to him
JUNTA HANDS DOWN RIDICULOUS PRISON SENTENCES IN LATEST CRACKDOWN ON FREE EXPRESSION
SECOND UN JOURNALIST KILLED IN BUKAVU
TWO JOURNALISTS KILLED IN NORTHEAST IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS
EUROPE USES ANTI-TERROR LAWS TO RESTRICT FREE SPEECH, SAYS PRIVACY INTERNATIONAL
Editors and journalists face prosecution in connection with publication ban on murder case
PUBLIC INVITED TO PARIS TO CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF GLOBAL NETWORK INITIATIVE
APPLY NOW FOR TWO PRESS FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMMES
AWARDS FOR JOURNALISTS HONOUR TRUTH-TELLING, SOCIAL ACTIVISM
Legislating "historical facts" undermines intellectual freedom, says report
GHANAIAN REPORTER AND U.S. FREELANCER WIN KURT SCHORK AWARDS
IFEX MEMBERS COMMEMORATE INTERNATIONAL DAY ON THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Blogger reportedly arrested on allegations of spying for Israel
AMARC ROCKS IT AT 25
New Privacy International report reveals counter-terrorism effects on media
First congress of Federation of African Journalists a historic milestone, says IFJ
IFJ condemns increasing surveillance of journalists and trade unions
IAPA calls for journalist's murderer to be brought to justice
Three journalists receive death threats; another attacked, his equipment destroyed; others verbally harassed
Journalist finds electronic device under his car, fears bomb threat
Journalist's family receives threats warning that he will be killed if ransom is not paid
Radio director arrested for broadcasting court ruling
Leader of pro-government group under house arrest after new attack on journalists
On its 25th anniversary, AMARC reflects on its achievements and ongoing challenges for community radio stations
CAPSULE REPORT: Series of attacks on media organisations hints at "sustained and deliberate assault on freedom of expression"
CAPSULE REPORT: Anti-terrorism law an excuse to suppress freedom of expression, says ARTICLE 19
Journalists' work hampered by Congress security
Five journalists receive death threats; driver of TV van injured in attack; journalist harassed while doing research
Radio broadcaster fined for libel, "truth distorting"
New bill on communication interception infringes on free expression, says MISA
Human Rights Watch urges government to drop charges of "publishing false news" held against labour activist
National Guard prevents Globovisión journalist from carrying out her work
Government approves 38 community radio broadcasting licences
Poet Yusuf Juma ill-treated in prison
CBC fixer, driver released
Journalist threatened after refusing to hand over information
Two journalists receive death threats
Journalist from state-owned television station France 3 asked to reveal sources for report about Moroccan arrest warrants
Five Raga TV journalists released after being held for 24 hours; one still missing
Radio Okapi journalist gunned down near his home in Bukavu
Journalist murdered in Assam State
Journalist released after eight-day detention
Journalist given three-year sentence for "inciting to subversion"
Editor summoned for questioning by police over magazine's political coverage
Attackers apprehended in Radio Calenda case
Judge issues order for arrest of "Semana" magazine editor
Comedian and blogger "Zarganar" sentenced to 45 years in prison; sports journalist Zaw Thet Htwe gets 15 years
Trainee journalist gunned down in Manipur for unknown motives; local media stage protests
Television station editor receives death threat from local officials
Charges against journalist dismissed
Football player assaults and issues death threats against "Popular" newspaper journalists
Foreign reporters prevented from entering Gaza Strip for more than two weeks
Opposition lawmakers propose new bill with respect to online defamation
Fearing for her safety following harassment by security forces, writer joins husband into exile
Reporter dismissed for refusing to recant statement critical of local authorities
Galkayo-based radio station back on the air, director released but ordered to report to court
Students attack newspaper's vehicle; supporters of candidate for governor reprimand journalists for their reporting
Radio station shut down for a second time
Radio stations vandalised, TV station vehicles damaged, journalists injured and threatened
IAPA calls on government to ensure free, unregulated reporting during election campaign
FMM concerned over imprisoned journalist's health
Court closes journalist's murder trial to public
Filmmaker refused permission to shoot in Central Java
Government bans newspaper from reporting on 2009 budget
Sentenced blogger and poet transferred to remote prisons
Investigative journalist severely beaten, remains in hospital
Appeals court dismisses contempt order against journalist
African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights to decide on case challenging certain provisions of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
PEN COMMEMORATES DAY OF THE IMPRISONED WRITER
VETERAN CRIME REPORTER SHOT DEAD IN CIUDAD JUÁREZ
URUGUAY PASSES ACCESS TO INFO LAW
RADIO BROADCASTER GUNNED DOWN IN MINDANAO
JOURNALISTS AT RISK IN BORDER REGIONS
IFEX MEMBERS WORK TO GET FREE EXPRESSION WRITTEN IN CONSTITUTION
JOURNALISTS ARRESTED AT CENSORSHIP RALLY
Radio station closed down after being accused of instigating people to protest
Newspaper suspended and fined after reporting on horse-racing scandal
TV cameraman harassed, camera confiscated
TAKE ACTION! HAVE YOUR SAY ON ANTI-TERROR LEGISLATION IN EUROPE
Blogger faces harassment, threats following critical posts
SAUDI ARABIA BANS LAWYER FROM RECEIVING AWARD
KOREAN FILM TRIUMPHS AT RORY PECK AWARDS
Journalist who attempted to cover confrontation between drug traffickers detained, faces judicial proceedings
Council of Europe accused of secrecy over convention on transparency
Photographer receives death threats after photographing pro-government groups; governor accuses newspaper of taking money in exchange for publishing false information
Police ask journalists for information on protest, photographs of demonstrators
Editor sentenced to six-month jail term for defamation, convicted deputy editor in hiding
Journalist assaulted by regional president's advisor
Media offices burned, vandalised; television station office, journalists attacked
German Football Federation launches attack against investigative journalist
CJFE commemorates journalist on 10-year anniversary of his death, calls for his murder to be punished
Family of assassinated journalist harassed, possibly for their participation in murder investigation
Seventy journalists arrested at demonstration against government censorship
Critical journalists could be viewed as "supporting terrorists" and arrested, warns attorney general
Local officials attack photojournalist with stones
Two journalists given suspended prison sentences for "defamation"
Musician Win Maw sentenced to six years in jail for "sending false news abroad"
Journalist flees to the United States after receiving death threat
TV station dynamited
Newspaper editors, publisher harassed and detained by security service and police
Provincial reporter sentenced to two months in prison two years after leaving newspaper
Minister of Information replaced following TV programme critical of ruling elite corruption
Journalists get serious threats, two TV stations' transmissions disrupted
Photographers, reporter injured while trying to report on demonstrations; IAPA concerned with continued post-election attacks
Minister indicted on charges of assaulting journalists
Broadcaster shot dead over critical reports
Grenades thrown into newspaper office
Human Rights Watch urges UK foreign secretary to press Syrian government to release activists detained for exercising freedom of expression and association
African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights expresses concern over freedom of expression violations
Two publications banned on allegations of spreading "anti-state feelings"
Radio station general manager arrested by security forces, remains detained
MPs call for regulation of media
State security forces prevent blogger from running for student union
Radio Galkayo shut down, station director arrested
Media barred from reporting on trial of individuals accused of murdering Lebanese artist
Newspaper's circulation reduced after it publishes articles criticising mayor
Journalist stabbed during street protest
SABC journalists allegedly intimidated by political party representatives, opposition parties concerned over SABC board's appearance before Parliamentary Portfolio Committee
Army and communications ministry cancel radio signal, seize broadcasting equipment
Female journalist sentenced to two years for taking photos of Cyclone Nargis victims
Japanese and Afghan journalists shot, wounded in Pakistan
King says journalists should not be jailed for their work
Often-persecuted editor being followed
Editor, reporter held in defamation case
Radio station manager detained overnight, charged and released
Journalist stabbed, beaten in Managua
Environmental journalist assaulted and seriously injured
Court orders newspaper to refute information, apologise and pay moral damages in defamation case
Rising prices of telephone services limit communication and freedom of expression
Court of appeal overturns editor's prison sentence
Crime reporter shot and killed in Ciudad Juárez
New press accreditation rules may restrict journalists' work
Independent TV reporter wanted by police for coverage of unrest in mining region
Radio station's electricity cut off after it criticises mayor's administration
Military police lieutenant turns on cameraman filming police attack on voters
Free expression advocate could face prison for libel and defamation
Jailed poet in critical condition following forcible injection
Canadian web-publisher, two Pakistani colleagues kidnapped in tribal areas
Two journalists assaulted by protest organisers; another journalist goes missing
CAPSULE REPORT: MISA concerned over rise in media freedom violations during presidential by-election
Politician's advisor fired for advocating minority rights
Journalist murdered after reporting on drug-related crime; television correspondent and cameraman temporarily detained
Security measures implemented by National Assembly commission restrict work of journalists
IPI LAUNCHES JUSTICE DENIED CAMPAIGN, TELLING "STORIES OF IMPUNITY AND IMPRISONMENT OF JOURNALISTS WORLDWIDE"
JOURNALISTS TARGETED IN RECENT CLASHES
BLOGGER JAILED FOR 20 YEARS, POET GETS TWO YEARS
JOURNALIST FREED; FIXER AND DRIVER IN CUSTODY
REPORTER SHOT DEAD IN CONFLICT ZONE
POPULAR BLOGGER RELEASED
IFEX MEMBERS CONDEMN HARASSMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS
LONDON CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS REFUGEE ACADEMIC FREEDOM
VOTE FOR THE BEST "EVERY HUMAN HAS RIGHTS" AWARD WINNER
MALAWI JOURNALISTS WIN 2008 JOHN MANYARARA AWARD
FXI calls on president to release report on enquiry into official's fitness to hold office
CAPSULE REPORT: Repression continues, foreign media still unable to investigate, according to RSF
Photographer arrested on orders from police commissioner
Police officer destroys journalist's camera in Armenia; former city councillor damages camera operator's equipment in Villavicencio
CAPSULE REPORT: As Ben Ali marks 21st anniversary as president, RSF stresses that Tunisia continues to be one of region's most authoritarian countries
Police detain photographer for eight hours, assault and threaten him
Newspaper receives warning, could face suspension for "extremism"
Government delays new broadcast regulations after criticism
Government authorities censor live TV discussion on new broadcasting regulations
Two journalists and a blogger arrested, later released as police violently break up rally
Journalist receives death threat in Sucre; another journalist sued for defamation and slander
Radio station suspended indefinitely
Court orders early release of individual convicted for plotting journalist's murder
Blogger's health deteriorates in prison; another blogger marks second anniversary in prison
Editor faces contempt charges; IFJ urges wide consultation on new media law
Web journalist sentenced to six months in prison; moderate weekly suspended a day after Ayatollah Khamenei threatens media
IPI launches worldwide campaign calling for justice for journalists
Prison court sentences blogger to 20 years, poet gets two-year sentence
Blogger detained, beaten, arrested
Two journalists held, assaulted
Persecuted author declared a "wanted person"
Canadian journalist held hostage released, but Afghan fixer and driver still detained
Magazine editor could face jail sentence over article
Two websites victims of hacking attacks
Journalist arrested by security forces
Human rights activist's house attacked by armed men
Former president's guards assault newspaper journalist
Police reportedly intend to arrest media lawyer
Journalist shot dead by security forces
Belgian reporter, interpreter and driver released, another journalist previously reported as dead found alive
Journalist assaulted by MP's aide
Police burst into newspaper office, harass journalists
Freedom of expression threatened by enforcement of Article 134 of Penal Code, says ARTICLE 19
Twenty-four IFEX members and partners call for solidarity with human rights defenders at risk for speaking out about rights abuses
Suspects arrested in murders of two "Matichon" journalists
IFJ and IPI call for international attention on case of journalist defending himself against terrorism charges
Leading blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin released
EFJ welcomes draft law on protection of sources, but expresses disappointment at gaps in legislation
University begins disciplinary proceedings against two professors for voicing criticisms of vice chancellor to the media
Journalists threatened with arrest for non-cooperation with anti-corruption body
Congress pledges to make legislature comply with Law on Transparency and Access to Public Information
Journalist killed in stampede following attack on village
Enshrine press freedom and freedom of expression in the constitution, says FNJ
Belgian journalist, interpreter and driver held by militia; radio station pillaged, two journalists missing
Reporter is victim of smear campaign launched by government official
Government warns media against "publication of certain objectionable material"
Journalist detained for distributing letter about judge prosecuting her case
Radio journalist receives death threats; army colonel harasses and threatens reporter
Press Freedom Index 2008
Journalist sent to jail, fined for critical reporting
Correspondent for German newspaper kidnapped in conflict-ridden region
TECH GIANTS PROMISE TO DEFEND FREE EXPRESSION ONLINE
IFEX MEMBERS CONDEMN 30-MONTH PRISON SENTENCE FOR ACTIVISTS
MEDIA MARCH FOR PRESS FREEDOM
IFEX MEMBERS WELCOME RIGHT TO INFORMATION LAW
TAKE ACTION! DEFEND EUROPEANS' RIGHT TO ACCESS INFORMATION
TAKE ACTION! HELP KEEP A MOROCCAN STUDENT OUT OF JAIL
SRI LANKA'S PRESS FREEDOM SITUATION WORSENING, SAYS MISSION
BEIRUT TO HOST WAN'S THIRD ANNUAL ARAB FREE PRESS FORUM
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Venezuela
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Uruguay
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: United States
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Puerto Rico
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Peru
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Paraguay
Journalist threatened with gun by municipal official
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Panama
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Nicaragua
Government approves access to public information law
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Mexico
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Jamaica
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Honduras
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Haiti
Hunger strike held to protest proof censorship; journalist arrested for publishing censored material
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Guyana
Security forces open fire on protesters, killing at least four
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Guatemala
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: El Salvador
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Ecuador
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Dominican Republic
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Cuba
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Costa Rica
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Colombia
One year after journalist's murder, the individuals responsible for his death still have not been brought to justice
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Canada
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Chile
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Brazil
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Bolivia
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Barbados
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Aruba & Netherlands
Protestors assault, attempt to kidnap cameraman
New investigation into Chauncey Bailey murder to take place
General Assembly 2008 Country Report: Argentina
Beyond the Olympics: The Freedom to Write in China, After the Spotlight
The Smiling Oppressor
Political extremism, terrorism, and media in Central Asia
The Disappeared
A Decade Under Chávez: Political Intolerance and Lost Opportunities for Advancing Human Rights in Venezuela
Bolivia's Historic Moment
Malaysia lacking in protection for journalists and photographers
Greece: Harassment, defamation and prosecution of minority rights defenders
Press Freedom in Mexico: the Shadow of Impunity and Violence
Covering Conflict: Reporting on Conflicts in the North Caucasus in the Russian Media
Journalists threatened by businessmen
The Other Iraq
Military government censors send directive with rules, sanctions for independent media
Journalist kidnapped for several hours
Police officer held in preventive detention for assaulting camera operator
Journalist injured in arrest, detention
Newspaper editor charged with libel, denied bail
Journalist Michel Kilo granted early release from prison, but has yet to be freed
Writer, singer sued for allegedly alienating people from military service
Police charge five suspects in death of two newspaper staff
Editor convicted over misidentification of judge
Civil society groups call on Council of Europe to send draft Convention on Access to Official Documents back for redrafting
National Broadcasting Council unveils plans to take three foreign radios stations off FM band by 2009
Suicide bomb attack injures three journalists
Editor released on bail but still faces up to three years in jail
Correspondent threatened by peasant farmers fighting for land rights
Yemen-based Iraqi journalist detained, interrogated for 10 hours on trumped-up charges
Foreign journalist arrested for allegedly practicing journalism without accreditation
French weekly "L'Express" censored for "attack on Islam"
Editor harassed by police at election centre; reporter ejected from ruling party rally
Blogger's building broken into by Civilian Police after he wrote about sports administration scandals
Leading newspaper editor beaten unconscious outside son's school
Newspaper editor detained on defamation charge
Security forces detain another blogger, second in two weeks
Pro-government activists attack journalists

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