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Security agents intimidate reporters attempting to cover demonstration, two journalists assaulted
"Kantipur" newspaper journalist receives death threat; newspapers' offices vandalised; journalists in Bhaktapur threatened
Nobel laureate targeted for second time in ten days as officials remove documents and computers from her office
Basque radio and television station attacked by terrorist group
Government and FNJ sign agreement to safeguard press freedom, security of journalists and media houses
Opposition journalist stabbed in Almaty
Babak region resident sentenced to 18 months in prison for defamation
Journalist assaulted while covering car accident
Two cameramen injured, IDF tightens restrictions further affecting the media
Authorities prevent direct access to online forums
Fatwa and violence against journalists in Tribal Areas
Abducted journalist and rights activist appears in court, faces possible death penalty on terrorist plot charge
Television correspondent and radio technician assaulted; publisher prevented from printing newspapers
Journalist receives death threat in Aceh
Critical show taken off the air; broadcast regulator terminates NTV and RTR programming to several villages
Reporter threatened after criticising local authorities; reporters barred from covering visit by Federation Council head
Photographer dies of wounds sustained in Israeli air attack in northern Gaza
Israeli fighter planes destroy television station offices
Police official files third complaint against journalist for allegedly insulting monarchy
Zimbabwean playwright wins inaugural freedom of expression art prize, Burmese comedian receives imprisoned artist prize
Forty-five journalists complete safety training course
IAPA submits investigations of two unsolved journalists' murders to the IACHR
Journalist threatened, beaten after reporting on local government and press freedom issues
Disciplinary committee orders editor's reinstatement
Journalist's convicted murderer granted partial release for "good behaviour"
Two media outlets threatened, newspaper's offices attacked
Court hands down three-month sentences to two journalists in defamation case
Government uses television slots to criticise journalist
Magistrate throws journalist out of his office, accuses radio station of "harassing" him
Twenty-two IFEX members sign on to letter to Parliamentarians urging them to consider NGO proposals on media reform
Journalists detained, beaten at rally
CAPSULE REPORT: Human rights violations continue as the world commemorates 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Journalist attacked by security guard
Journalists and camera operators assaulted at Carabobo state legislative council headquarters
AIDS doctors held for six months for "communicating with an enemy government"
Journalist Lenin Kumar Roy and two assistants freed on bail
Jailed activist Hu Jia awarded Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought from European Parliament; his wife sends message of "hope for an open China"
Media group's premises and employees attacked; journalists assaulted during protest rally
ANHRI calls for action in case of Egyptian Internet activist detained in Saudi Arabia
Trial of professors charged with "inciting hatred and hostility" postponed until April, Justice Ministry to decide if case will proceed
ARTICLE 19 urges parliament to adopt draft law on public service broadcasting
Newspaper editors threatened after reporting on possible links between individuals close to the president and alleged smuggling operation
Ruling party supporters assault opposition cameraman
Kurdish politicians accused of "doing propaganda for a terrorist organization", face prison sentences
Journalist sentenced to one year and three months in prison for opposing imposition of "terrorist" label on Kurdish group
Human rights group stopped from celebrating 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Radio station in Islamist-controlled town forced off the air
Rights Activists Speak Out at TMG Event in Beirut
Murder of Chauncey Bailey could have been avoided, says RSF
Dynamite blast damages opposition senator's radio station
Twenty-eight IFEX members call for president to reject draconian media bill
TV reporter sentenced in absentia to six years in prison for covering demonstrations
Managing editor of paper, general administrator of media group arrested; two newspaper vendors harassed by military officer
Detained blogger's family harassed by authorities; another blogger jailed
Political party president threatens journalist, pictures erased from photographer's camera
Investigación periodística revela que la mayoría de asesinatos de periodistas quedan impunes
More websites blocked; journalist assaulted after taking photographs of industrial accident
Journalist loses contract, prohibited from appearing on radio and television programmes
Newspaper could face criminal charges, have its registration withdrawn
CAPSULE REPORT: For sixth straight year, Iraq deadliest nation for press according to CPJ's end-of-year analysis
Police threaten radio journalist, point gun at his head
Newspaper files complaint against mayor for issuing death threats, assaulting a reporter
Special prosecutor rules out possibility of link between journalists' murders and their work
Policeman ordered to pay damages to journalist he assaulted
No information on army colonel arrested more than two years ago for filming execution
Third reporter abducted in 10 days
JOURNALISTS PREVENTED FROM ATTENDING WAN ARAB FREE PRESS FORUM; EGYPTIAN EDITOR RECEIVES GEBRAN TUENI AWARD
AUTHORITIES ARREST JOURNALISTS PROTESTING NEW COMMUNICATIONS BILL
GLOBAL FREE SPEECH RAPPORTEURS CONDEMN "DEFAMATION OF RELIGION" AND ANTI-EXTREMISM LAWS
BEIJING DEFENDS RIGHT TO BLOCK WEBSITES
NEW COALITION STANDS UP FOR FREE EXPRESSION ONLINE
IAPA ANTI-IMPUNITY PROJECT RELEASES THREE REPORTS ON CRIMES AGAINST JOURNALISTS
PAKISTANI EDITOR WINS WAN GOLDEN PEN OF FREEDOM AWARD
IAPA SEEKS ENTRIES FOR GRAND PRIZE FOR PRESS FREEDOM
CONGRATULATIONS TO ARTICLE 19 FOR TWO DECADES OF SPEAKING OUT FOR FREE EXPRESSION
IPI preliminary mission report demonstrates need for dialogue with politicians and among the media, highlights issues of greatest concern
President accused of avoiding private media, only providing information to state-owned television station; vice minister tries to intimidate journalist
Parliament launches vicious attack on media, president urged not to sign proposed media bill into law
Newspaper fined for publishing reader's letter
Joy Radio allowed to resume broadcasting
Journalists arrested while covering protest
Government closes TV station owned by political rival
Journalist and two assistants arrested over book exposing violence against minorities in Orissa State
Journalist assaulted, detained by police
Government blocks access to foreign websites again, reversing recent gains
Legislative body calls for investigation into newspaper's readers' page
ANHRI's executive director denied entry to Jordan, detained and deported
IFJ calls for journalist's release, warns his safety may be threatened in prison
Authorities accuse journalists of "propaganda assault," threaten to ban foreign media
New Zealand reporter detained at airport, deported
Journalists prevented from covering traditional ceremony, equipment confiscated by police
In joint statement, four special mandates on freedom of expression condemn "defamation of religions" resolutions
Contrary to reports, journalist Carlos Cardoso's killer still on the run
ZBC reporter abducted, assaulted, but manages to escape
Police summon heads of Collective against Impunity two days after march on 10th anniversary of journalist's murder
Protesters rename Ouagadougou avenue after slain journalist on 10th anniversary of murder
WAN report presents growing list of abuses against freedom of expression
Journalists frequently summoned for questioning by authorities
Journalist Lotfi Hidouri released without charge
Pakistani editor awarded WAN's Golden Pen of Freedom
RSF urges government to investigate military intelligence over Mengal affair
Journalists still live in fear four years after journalist Hydara's murder
Four new arrests in investigation into abduction of newspaper employees
Court rules that alleged confession made by journalist was voluntary, admissible as evidence in his trial
Second reporter arrested after investigating suspected corruption in Shanxi province
Columnist allegedly assaulted by chairman of liberation organisation
Cameraman assaulted
Photographer wounded during swearing in of new mayor
IAPA releases three reports on crimes against journalists
Crime remains unsolved two years after journalist's murder
IFJ renews commitment to journalists in danger zones
Journalists arrested for protesting against new Communications Act
Government enacts draconian law to regulate media content, gives authorities broad powers of surveillance
Editor of weekly newspaper sentenced to 10 months in prison for libel
Opposition journalist freed after six weeks in detention; two others moved to remote jails
Radio station staff receive death threats, station is shut down; two journalists beaten by soldiers
Journalist who was beaten by president's men leaves hospital but still fears for his safety
Journalist sentenced to one-month prison term for allegedly defaming senator
Illinois governor allegedly tried to silence "Chicago Tribune" editorial staff
BBC World Service, "Sunday Leader" newspaper censored
CPJ's 2008 prison census: Online and in jail
Journalists receive death threats from protesters
Parliament presses ahead with Media Practitioners Bill despite criticism
Journalists assaulted by market vendors in Ibagué
Cartoonist threatened; editors removed from their positions after publishing army chief's comments
Further details emerge about detained journalist
Special prosecutor's office for protection of journalists is failing to accomplish objective for which it was created, says CENCOS
President says jailed TV host should be freed
Television programme cancelled over criticism of government
Saudi blogger, director of Syrian media center prevented from traveling to free press forum
TMG protests travel restrictions, arrest of human rights activists
On 60th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, many journalists still detained without charges, says ARTICLE 19
US military refuses to comply with court order to free Reuters photographer
World press associations committee calls for more guarantees for press freedom in Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela
As world marks 60th anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Gaza blockade continues, ban on foreign media reinstated
Government interference puts strain on public media
SIXTY YEARS LATER, FIGHT FOR FREE EXPRESSION GOES ON
ARTICLE 19 AND CENCOS UNVEIL CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS
IFEX MEMBERS PROTEST ISRAEL'S BAN OF FOREIGN MEDIA FROM GAZA
PARTIES AGREE TO SUPPORT FREE MEDIA DURING ELECTIONS
MORE ONLINE JOURNALISTS THAN PRINT JOURNALISTS IN JAIL, SAYS CPJ
CUBAN NAMED RSF'S "JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR"
IAPA announces campaign for raising awareness of the importance of freedom of expression
Protective measures for journalists at risk cannot interfere with their freedom of expression rights, says constitutional court
Authorities accused of failing to investigate disappearance of television reporters
ARTICLE 19 Mexico launches nationwide campaign for protection of journalists
CAPSULE REPORT: New citizens group to lobby for amendments to Computer-Related Crime Bill, promote self-regulation as a way to protect cyber liberty
Declaration on deteriorating state of freedom of expression, media freedom issued by media stakeholders
Former VOA journalist sentenced to 12 years in prison for "crimes against the state"
Journalist could face one year in prison in defamation case filed by mayor
Reporter for satirical weekly badly beaten by president's bodyguards
TV reporter arrested for accusing prosecutor of abuse of authority
Human rights activist, who had helped distribute information about Turkmenistan to the world, amnestied after being imprisoned for alleged "embezzlement"
Community radio station overtaken, staff locked out by smugglers
Suspected killer of journalist detained
Jury trial for ex-mayor accused of ordering journalist's murder in 2003
Community-based radio station's transmitter destroyed after airing criticism of local mayor
Leading PEN member detained on eve of Human Rights Day; fellow activist detained and released
CAPSULE REPORT: Despite advances on access to information and press freedom, government's negative attitude towards the media has not changed, says AAI
Killer of journalist Carlos Cardoso re-arrested after third prison escape
Court sentences former parliamentarian to 10 years in jail for speeches sympathetic to Kurdistan, imprisoned Kurdish leader
Television programme cancelled because of report critical of president
Two journalists face lengthy jail sentences over writings about prosecutor
Kurdish president pardons doctor who was jailed for writing about homosexuality
Journalists injured in attack by police and security personnel
Media group prohibited from publishing information on defence secretary for two weeks
Issue of "The Economist" magazine withheld over critical article on Thai king
Police detain and question news correspondent
South African journalist held overnight; RSF calls on information minister to withdraw charges
Cuban journalist, North Korean radio station and two Burmese bloggers win 17th annual RSF Prize
In new report on human rights in the Arab world, CIHRS notes increase in repression of reformists, human rights defenders and the independent press
Journalist prosecuted for alleged sedition, slander, false reporting
Court fines newspaper, columnist over disclosure of sensitive information in article
Imprisoned blogger Zarganar transferred to remote prison
Broadcast journalists claim intimidation from political parties
Tibetan traditional printer sentenced to seven years in prison
Shots fired by Swat Valley soldiers kill journalist's sister
AMARC welcomes inclusion of articles concerning communication in new draft Constitution
Court hands down 10 and nine-month sentences to editor, assistant, after more than nine months in detention
Photojournalist attacked by football club official
Reporters harassed and threatened by police during demonstration
IAPA concerned over government's plan to create a national news media watchdog group
Foreign journalists allowed entry to Gaza Strip for the first time in a month
Radio programme cancelled after host criticises member of congress
Police raid of human rights group office an attempt "to silence critical voices," says Human Rights Watch
CAPSULE REPORT: Majority of African journalists are detained without charge, says CPJ
Seven years after Lindor murder convicted killers still at large
CAPSULE REPORT: CPJ survey shows online journalists now jailed more than those in other media
Security forces threaten to disrupt media workshop
Slander charges against rights activist dismissed, other actions pending
Journalists assaulted, equipment broken, confiscated
Interim government seeking jail terms for newspaper bosses
Provincial governor accuses Radio Okapi journalist of collusion with rebels
Journalist declared "war objective", her home is target of teargas bombs
RSF concerned over wave of attacks on media in northwestern Argentina
Media organisations express concern over opposition leader's remarks to reporter
Journalist's radio programme cancelled after he criticises local authorities; arrest warrant issued for editor found to be "in contempt of court"
Prominent journalist and human rights activist kidnapped from her home
Council of Europe criticised for adopting "second-rate" treaty on access to information
ARTICLE 19 calls for new legislation on broadcast licensing, complete overhaul of system
Slovenian journalist and writer to receive SEEMO human rights award
Another large fine imposed on embattled Arabic-language daily
Freedom House leader awarded WPFC's first annual press freedom advocacy prize
Journalist held in Somaliland freed after two weeks
Municipal authorities consider filing complaint against journalist, newspaper for "unfavourable" reporting
Court orders release of Iraqi journalist, charges withdrawn
Court refuses bail for jailed editor
MEDIA CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE IN THAILAND'S POLITICAL CRISIS
SECOND RADYO NATIN BROADCASTER KILLED
Egyptian journalist wins Arab newspaper award
THIRD REPORTER SHOT DEAD IN EIGHT DAYS
REMAINS OF MISSING JOURNALIST FOUND
Bomb blast damages newspaper offices
EUROPE ADOPTS CONTENTIOUS TREATY ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION
PARLIAMENT DEFEATS ANTI-TERRORISM LAW
JOIN IFEX MEMBERS AND PROTEST AZERBAIJANI GOVERNMENT OUSTER OF INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTERS
Journalist assaulted, receives death threat; two other journalists expelled from state property
BURKINA FASO: SIGN PETITION FOR ASSASSINATED JOURNALIST NORBERT ZONGO
UNESCO LAUNCHES WORLD PRESS FREEDOM PRIZE 2009
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR COUNCIL OF EUROPE HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE
Twenty-five IFEX members call for government to rescind decision to ban foreign radio stations
Journalist acquitted of charges of "securing and spreading secret documents"; another investigative journalist faces charges
Journalist humiliated, arrested, released after several hours in alleged libel case
Human rights defenders arrested, held without charge, Human Rights Watch concerned they are being harassed for speaking out against abuses
Main political parties, interim government and election commission commit to an open media environment during elections, says IPI press freedom mission
Journalists' associations call for removal of accreditation ban put into effect by prime minister's office
Journalists threatened, attacked during protests
Two kidnapped journalists released by captors
Media barred from reporting on taxi strike
Internet writer and activist detained
Radio journalist shot to death after receiving death threats
Journalist sentenced to six months' imprisonment for slander; governor prevents reporter from taping quarrel among political leaders
Journalist wins court fight over protection of sources
Journalist settles multi-million libel suit with retail giant Tesco
"Christian Science Monitor" reporter arrested, questioned by police
SEAPA appeals for calm as PAD supporters target journalists, television vehicle at airport
Doctor jailed in Kurdistan for writing about homosexuality
Media under fire as political conflict intensifies
Thai media groups call on opposing political factions to stop violence against journalists
Journalists face legal action, harassment for investigations into corruption
Newspaper editor jailed in Nouakchott after being extradited from Dubai
Newspaper columnist among victims of massacre in Mumbai
Government proposes draconian law for regulating media content, says Media Institute
Draft amendments to media laws a small step forward, but offer no path to real change, says Human Rights Watch
Police drop charges against station manager
Minister of Information says government has no choice but to regulate media through statutory means
Journalist beaten by Eravur police
Telecommunications commission begins legal proceedings against Globovisión television station for allegedly violating electoral law
Media workers assaulted by political party activists in Kinshasa
Journalist assaulted
Radio station is target of arson attack
Government censors BBC Sinhala and Tamil programmes airing opposition viewpoints on ongoing war
Journalist brutally assaulted by town councillor
IFJ welcomes court action over killing of BBC journalist
Missing journalist's remains found, murder suspected
Police stop march in support of Joy Radio, station authorities appeal to Supreme Court over revoked license
Belgian TV journalist and his crew assaulted while reporting on AIDS
Management cuts short radio station programme

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