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WPFC urges House of Representatives to pass a bill decriminalising defamation
Four Dutch journalists arrested in eastern province of Papua, detained for 12 hours
Journalists' association secretary general, Ángel Perozo, receives threat
Warrant issued for arrest of magazine editor Alejandro Santos
Journalist Perihan Magden sentenced for insulting a singer and a songwriter, ordered to pay fine
Four journalists attacked while covering high-profile trial of church leader
Journalists' union chairman Jong-Myun Roh held without charge; three union members released
Reporter Abdurrahman Gök arrested, accused of "making terrorist propaganda"
Author and publisher of "Metro", Egypt's first graphic novel, face up to two years in prison for material deemed "contrary to public morals"
"Le Répère" reporter faces prison sentence and fine if found guilty of criminal defamation; managing editor faces fine and newspaper suspension
CPJ calls on President Nazarbayev to stop politically motivated lawsuits against journalists
Charges against newspaper publisher Halifa Sallah dropped
Shots fired at home of editor Juan Antonio Zavala Hernández, of the weekly "Mi Ciudad"
ARTICLE 19 concerned over recent attacks and threats against journalists and editors
Journalist Aziz Myrzabayev attacked, his camera stolen after filming police raid
IAPA concerned at plot to kill its president, Enrique Santos Calderón
ARTICLE 19 and CIHRS condemn UN Human Rights Council adoption of resolution on "Defamation of Religions"
Journalist Jama Ayanle Feyte sentenced to two years in prison for libel and dissemination of false information
American cameraman Mitch Koss released; RSF and the International Women's Media Foundation launch joint petition calling for the release of American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee
Large number of detained writers suffering from serious illnesses, lack of medical care
State officials involved in four cases of aggression towards journalists in Baja Caifornia Sur
Man sentenced to 38 years in prison for murder of radio journalist Amado Ramírez Dillanes
Journalists Rosendo Duarte and William Aquino face defamation charges in two separate cases brought against them by local politicians
Journalist Slobodan Vaskovic threatened following reports about the Serbian Orthodox Church, angry citizens attack television crew and seize camera
Government refuses to grant Dalai Lama visa to attend and speak at peace conference
Journalist Miguel Ángel Casillas Báez receives multiple threats believed to be linked to his journalism work and support of human rights defenders
"The Punch" correspondent detained for refusing to disclose source, released on bail
Reporter Marijana Simic and cameraman Bojan Kosanin assaulted by police officers
Cameraman Bakhadir Kenzhebayev beaten by unidentified attacker
Ruling party revives debate on media tribunal
Judge orders release of French photojournalist Jean-Paul Ney, prosecutor appeals decision
Senior reporter Raja Assad Hameed killed by unidentified assailants
Five suspects arrested in connection with grenade attack on "Correio Popular" offices
Military leader calls for closure of "Fiji Times" newspaper; editor's home attacked by unknown assailants
Arrest warrant issued for journalist Daniel Coronell for contempt of court
Independent newspaper "Al-Jarida al-Oula" fined twice over the same article for "defamation" and "insulting judiciary"
Detained newspaper bureau chief Akin Orimolade released; criminal defamation charge dropped
WPFC protests illegal incarceration of Alhaj Warrag, editor-in-chief of "Ajras El-Hurriyya" independent newspaper
Journalists from state-owned media outlets assaulted during opposition rally
Journalist Chun Kaun Lee arrested, detained following government complaint
IAPA calls for action on unpunished murder of journalist Reinaldo Coutinho da Silva
World Poetry Day commemorated; poet Julius Chingono briefly detained for performing poem deemed "offensive"
INTERPOL asked to capture individual accused of planning journalist Orel Sambrano's murder
Military personnel briefly detain Globovisión journalist Carmen Elisa Pecorelli and cameraman Carlos Luis Caravallo; vice-minister prevents journalist Mariana Gómez from videotaping protest
"O Povo" newspaper subject to temporary injunction
"Studio B" television station journalists and RTS cameraman assaulted during protest
Journalist Roxana Saberi may remain in prison for prolonged period
Court denies request to end detention of freelance photojournalist Shadreck Anderson Manyere
Newspaper editor Lucien Djossou Messan arrested on orders of ministry official
MORE THAN 180 ORGANISATIONS REJECT DEFAMATION OF RELIGIONS CAMPAIGN
SIX YEARS ON, IFEX MEMBERS DEMAND RELEASE OF DISSIDENTS JAILED IN "BLACK SPRING"
GOVERNMENT "CRIMINALISES" FREE EXPRESSION BY TARGETING RADIO STATION
BLOGGER DIES WHILE IN CUSTODY
AL-KHAIWANI PARDONED AGAIN
GOVERNMENT HOUNDS BLOGGERS THAT CRITICISE ROYALTY
TAKE ACTION! DEMAND FREEDOM FOR TURKEY'S LEYLA ZANA
RSF FINDS PRESS FREEDOM IN DECLINE UNDER PRESIDENT KARZAI
Government blocks access to YouTube
Twenty-seven IFEX members join numerous other organisations in urging UN Human Rights Council members to reject "Defamation of Religions" resolution
WAN'S YOUNG READER PRIZE ADDS PRESS FREEDOM CATEGORY
Doha Centre journalist prevented from leaving the country
Shia reformist Nimr Bakir al-Nimr persecuted by security forces for criticising government policies
WPFC urges president to decriminalise defamation laws; journalist Freddy Aponte released from prison
Journalist Bernardo Carlos receives death threats from provincial governor
Editor Emilio Palacio threatened after criticising president's radio programme; camera operator José Vallejo assaulted by protesting taxi drivers
Tamil daily "Uthayan" target of grenade attack
"Bulawayo Chronicle" journalists charged with criminal defamation
Political party supporters attack journalists at gathering
UN experts conclude blogger Kareem Amer is being arbitrarily detained, a violation of international human rights standards
Six journalists killed in 2008 according to CMFR's annual Press Freedom Report
Journalist and rights activist Jestina Mukoko further remanded
Television presenter Fahim Kohdamani arrested on charges of "anti-Islamic" broadcasting; journalist Ajmal Alamzai detained but released same day
Activist accused of assaulting journalists arrested at pro-government rally
Imprisoned blogger Dia Eddin Gad mistreated after refusing to join political party as condition for his release
On fourth anniversary of journalist Marlene Esperat's death, media advocates, including three IFEX members, challenge President Arroyo on killing of journalists
Murder of newspaper director Robert Mora García remains unpunished five years after the crime
JED denounces attempts to silence the media during political crisis
"Harakah" and "Suara Keadilan" opposition newspapers suspended for three months
CAPSULE REPORT: CPJ issues their 2009 Impunity Index, drawing attention to countries where journalists are killed and their murderers go free
Radio Dünya acquitted for second time on charges related to broadcasting Kurdish song
Campaign to free Kurdish politician Leyla Zana launched
Authorities harass "El Watan" editor Omar Belhouchet
Four state television journalists held in Seoul police station
Tibetan writer Kunga Tseyang arrested
RSF applauds new guidelines for Freedom of Information Act
CPJ calls for investigation into blogger's death following reports that prison officials denied him medical attention
Hamas and IDF criticise RSF report on conditions for media covering recent fighting in Gaza
Criminal libel laws need to be repealed, says ARTICLE 19
Draft media laws are good step forward, but must be revised, says ARTICLE 19
CAPSULE REPORT: CPJ urges president to improve press freedom record on 53rd anniversary of country's independence
Reporter Dexter Joie Ganibe, cameraman Benedicto Ganelo detained after altercation at police station
Editor Mohamed Abdi Guled sentenced to five months in prison, concerns that the sentencing was "politically-motivated"
Independent media outlets barred from covering opening of highway
Journalists Eddy Péhé, Nanankona Gnamantéh arrested following publication of article linking president to corruption
Human rights activist Chekib el-Khayari still detained, under investigation for "undermining" state institutions, accepting foreign funds; local authorities block peaceful meetings to mobilise support
Editor Akin Orimolade detained and charged with "criminal defamation" after newspaper publishes story about state governor
Radio broadcaster Elgin Damasco receives threatening phone messages
"Foroyaa Newspaper" publisher released but faces new charges
CAPSULE REPORT: RSF releases report on investigation into the murder of journalists in Bukavu
Journalist Saa Momori Koundouno brutalised, briefly detained while covering clash between soldiers and youth group
PEN presses for end to ideological exclusion as Muslim academic Tariq Ramadan appeals against ban
Organizaciones de la sociedad civil participan en sesión de las Mesas de Diálogo por la Transparencia en el Distrito Federal
News website editor Jean-Claude Kavumbagu acquitted of defamation after six months in detention
"Politically sensitive" stories removed from university student newspaper
CAPSULE REPORT: Press freedom in the Americas declining, says IAPA
U.S. journalists Laura Ling, Euna Lee and local guide reportedly detained by North Korean border guards
Misdemeanors Court sets hearing for journalist Kamal Murad sentenced in absentia
CAPSULE REPORT: BIANET annual report records rise in threats against free expression in 2008
Security officials re-arrest Tibetan filmmaker Jigme Gyatso
Issue of "As-Sada" magazine banned, journalist Abdallah Zouari briefly detained in wave of increased police harassment against the press
Police assault and threaten journalists Federico Vite López, Álvaro Solís Castillo and Miguel Ángel Andrade Torres
Government issues new restrictions on news assistants of foreign correspondents, creates journalist "blacklist"
Editor Maxim Zolotarev assaulted by three unidentified men
Kidnappers threaten to kill journalist Khadija Abdul Qahar if ransom of $2 million is not paid
Blogger Omidreza Mirsayafi dies in prison
Online Journalist Abou Abbass Ould Brahim released after three days in detention, website allowed to reopen
Gün TV in Diyarbakir barred from broadcasting news programme for six days
Three IFEX members and Mexican organisations denounce criminal prosecution of community radio station Tierra y Libertad
HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS FACING LENGTHY JAIL TIME AMID CRACKDOWN ON FREE EXPRESSION
20 YEARS FOR "BLASPHEMOUS" STUDENT JOURNALIST
TWO TV NEWS CHANNELS BLOCKED DURING PROTESTS
JOURNALISTS CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF POWER DISPUTE
DOMINICA: MEDIA GROUPS CONDEMN DRAFT BROADCAST LAW
IAPA MARKS CHAPULTEPEC 15TH ANNIVERSARY, REPORTS WORSENING PRESS FREEDOM CLIMATE FOR THE AMERICAS
RSF releases report of fact-finding mission on state of press freedom under Karzai's rule
RSF EXPOSES TOP 12 "INTERNET ENEMIES"
IJC REPORTS ON 2008 PRESS FREEDOM SITUATION IN MOLDOVA
European Union envoy urged to seek release of jailed Cuban journalists
ICFJ SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR JOURNALISM AWARDS
CJFE CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR 2009 INTERNATIONAL PRESS FREEDOM AWARDS
DEADLINE APPROACHING FOR $125,000 INTERNATIONAL ACTIVIST AWARD
Globovisión reporters assaulted and thrown out of medical centre in Guacara
Newspaper editor David Jabati physically assaulted
ARTICLE 19 urges UN member states to amend draft resolution on freedom of expression
ARTICLE 19 highlights key concerns in draft broadcasting law
Journalism professor Wang Keqin and his student attacked, prevented from visiting jailed human rights lawyer's wife
Photographer Roni Zambrano stopped from photographing military base; member of parliament threatens to sue "El Universo" newspaper
Photographer Fabiano Rocha attacked outside mayor's home in Rio de Janeiro suburb
Three human rights activists and one CNTV cameraman arrested for attempting to organise peaceful march
Internet writer Kunchok Tsephel Gopey Tsang detained without charges
Journalist Abdul Karim Al Khaiwani receives Amnesty International Special Award for Human Rights Journalism under Threat
Oxy Jeunes, Afia FM and Djoloff FM community radio stations suspended for broadcasting political programmes
"Wall Street Journal" editor Melanie Kirkpatrick faces "contempt of court" charges following publication of articles about judiciary
Government condemns attacks on press, identifies MISA as a strategic partner
"Hawlati" newspaper, former editor fined for defaming president; "Awene" newspaper editor also fined, faces criminal charges for defaming tribal leader
Authorities block links posted on BCHR Facebook page
Call for withdrawal of Civil Code modifications said to infringe on access to information, press freedom
Drug traffickers issue death threats to journalist and television producer Manuel Vega
Six people charged with "insulting" royalty online
Human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa faces possible arrest for "contempt of court"
L'activiste des droits de l'homme Abdulhadi Alkhawaja menacé d'emprisonnement pour "incitation à la haine contre le régime" et "propagation de nouvelles fausses et tendancieuses"
President commits to press freedom, access to information
National Human Rights Commission concludes that journalist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro was tortured, her freedom of expression rights violated
CAPSULE REPORT: CPJ calls on president to halt campaign against bloggers
Cyber-dissidents Yang Zili and Zhang Honghai released after eight years in prison
Government orders cable carriers to drop independent news broadcasters, some services restored
Four IFEX members call on UN to investigate press freedom violations; former chairman of government-owned broadcaster kidnapped
Reporters Abdallahi Ould Tfagha Moctar and Mohamed Lemine Ould Moustapha briefly detained
Union members Rola Al-Saffar and Ibrahim Al-Demistani face defamation charges
More journalists attacked, five newspapers cease publishing as political crisis continues
Ex-political prisoner Sadok Chorou re-imprisoned for giving media interviews
Criminal proceedings launched against Albasat TV in run-up to elections
IAPA celebrates 15th anniversary of Declaration of Chapultepec
State broadcaster SABC responds to allegations that it manipulated news for political purposes
Three independent radio and television stations in Likasi face closure following mayor's orders
Group linked to individual involved in illegal land sales threatens camera operator and journalists César Hildebrandt and Rebeca Diz of RBC Televisión
Publisher Halifa Sallah faces criminal charges, including "sedition"; Magistrate Court grants bail but poses absurd conditions
IAPA presents investigation into the disappearance of journalist Alfredo Jiménez Mota to the IACHR
Residents of Achacachi prevent journalists from covering occupation of former vice-president's lands
Journalist Denis Contreras, photographer Luis Rodríguez assaulted for criticising local mayor in Puerto Colombia
IFJ condemns "disproportionate" sentencing of shoe-throwing journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi
"It's an Everyday Battle": Censorship and Harassment of Journalists and Human Rights Defenders in Sudan
Sri Lanka special report: Failure to Investigate
China's Olympic Challenge: Press Freedom in 2008
Journalist Dalia Patiño González questioned and harassed by police chief after investigating his department
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Sudan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Middle East/North Africa Developments
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Yemen
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Tunisia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Morocco
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Lebanon
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Iraq
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Iran
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Egypt
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Europe and Central Asia Developments
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Uzbekistan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Turkmenistan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Kyrgyzstan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Kazakhstan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Russia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Serbia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Georgia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Belarus
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Azerbaijan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Armenia
"Shqip Media" newspaper journalists stopped and searched by police on their way to cover election campaign
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Asia Developments
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Vietnam
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Thailand
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Sri Lanka
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Philippines
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Pakistan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Nepal
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Malaysia
News media publishers decline invitation to participate in state media council
Attacks on the Press in 2008: India
Attacks on the Press in 2008: China
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Burma
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Afghanistan
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Americas Developments
Attacks on the Press in 2008: United States
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Venezuela
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Ecuador
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Mexico
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Guatemala
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Cuba
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Colombia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Brazil
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Bolivia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Argentina
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Argentina
ARTICLE 19 campaigns for "no" vote on proposed religious defamation resolution
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Africa Developments
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Zimbabwe
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Uganda
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Somalia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Senegal
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Rwanda
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Niger
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Kenya
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Ethiopia
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Cameroon
Justice minister urged to resolve 10-year old case of murdered editor Slavko Curuvija
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Middle East and North Africa (Pre-empting the Satellite TV Revolution)
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Europe and Central Asia (Conquering Television to Control the Narrative)
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Asia (Media Freedom Stalls as China Sets the Course)
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Africa (In Text-Message Reporting, Opportunity and Risk)
Attacks on the Press in 2008: Americas (Drug Trade, Violent Gangs Pose Grave Danger)
Attacks on the Press in 2008
WOMEN WRITERS SUBJECT TO CENSORSHIP, SMEAR CAMPAIGNS
ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF UPRISING, IFEX MEMBERS ASK CHINA TO FREE REPORTERS
JOURNALIST AND FORMER U.S. MILITARY DETAINEE GUNNED DOWN
IFEX MEMBERS DEMAND RELEASE OF POPULAR TAMIL JOURNALIST
Report on the Situation of the Exercise of the Right to Freedom of Expression in Mexico: Universal Periodic Review
An Agenda for Change: The Right to Freedom of Expression in Nepal
TWO JOURNALISTS KILLED IN SUICIDE BOMBING
Report on the state of the Freedom of Press in Colombia in 2008
SECURITY FORCES DETAIN INTERNET ACTIVISTS
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Middle East and North Africa
JOURNALIST RELEASED, ANOTHER STILL IN DETENTION
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Europe
IPI WORLD CONGRESS TO ADDRESS MEDIA IN TIMES OF ECONOMIC CRISIS
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Caribbean
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Africa
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Americas
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Asia
World Press Freedom Review 2008: Australasia
World Press Freedom Review 2008
Police search "Fiji Times" newspaper and Fiji TV
Former president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights charged with "instigating hatred and disrespect"
The Triumph of Impunity: Account of Attacks on Freedom of Expression in Liberia 2008
"His Untouchable Majesty" - Censorship and imprisonment: abuses in the name of lese majeste
Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Press Freedom in Southeast Asia
Media under fire: Press freedom lockdown in Sri Lanka
Perilous Assignments: Journalists and Media Staff Killed in 2008
Twenty-year sentence upheld for journalist Parwez Kambakhsh; Human Rights Watch fears for his safety
Viva broadcaster raided by security forces, several other media outlets face broadcasting challenges during political crisis
Al-Baghdadia TV correspondent and cameraman killed in suicide attack in Abu Ghraib
IPI urges European Union leaders to make press freedom priority in ongoing membership talks with Turkey
Journalist Vadim Rogozhin hospitalised following serious attack
Young journalist Jawed Ahmad gunned down in Kandahar
Blogger Mohammed Adel released
Journalists alarmed as censors go digital
Political prisoners Jamal al-Haji and Faraj Humaid released after spending two years in prison
Journalist Javier Mandirola assaulted, detained briefly by police after attempting to take photographs of an officer assaulting another person
CJFE calls on Iran to release Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan, who is being held on unspecified charges
Journalist Nedjar Hadj Daoud provisionally released but still facing six-month jail sentence
Journalist Lamees Dhaif summoned to Public Prosecutor's Office, faces charges under Penal Code
Poobalasingam Book Depot manager arrested for distributing Tamil magazine
On 50th anniversary of Tibetan uprising, CPJ calls for China to release Tibetan journalists and allow foreign reporting
Press workers barred from entering Chimbote police headquarters
High Court judge dismisses defamation case against "Times of Swaziland" newspaper
Authorities confirm CIA destroyed 92 videotapes detailing interrogations of detainees held at secret prisons
Director of CERIGUA warns of possible actions against the organisation
CAPSULE REPORT: CPJ urges Sri Lankan ambassador to investigate media attacks
Police beat, handcuff journalist Nathaniel McClain for photographing police
Protestors arrested during march to royal palace
Prime Minister rejects calls for reform of lèse-majesté law but says it should not be abused
New evidence in murder case of "Oakland Post" reporter Chauncey Bailey implicates Yusuf Bey IV
Publisher of pro-opposition "Foroyaa Newspaper" Halifa Sallah arrested and detained without charge
Radio broadcaster Nilo Labares seriously injured in murder attempt after reporting on illegal gambling, two suspects surrender to police but deny involvement
Two individuals arrested following investigation into sabotage of radio station; mayor of Santa Cruz assaults journalist Marcia Cedeño
Journalists Mustafa Balbay and Neriman Aydin arrested in connection with case about overthrowing the government
Journalist Ali al-Zwaidi on trial, facing possible year-long prison sentence for publication of article on corruption
Cúcuta Municipal Police repeatedly harass local journalists
New Deputy Prime Minister makes threatening statements against independent media
Journalist, blogger Hassan Barhoum sentenced to six months in prison and fined for denouncing corruption
Journalist Pedro Pérez receives death threats after being assaulted by individuals involved in illegal land sales, three others assaulted in same incident
ARTICLE 19 report says women journalists subjected to censorship, slanderous attack
Prime Minister promises reform in government attitude to freedoms of expression, association and assembly
CPJ circulates petition for release of American journalist Roxana Saberi
CPJ calls for investigation into journalist Francis Kainda Nyaruri's murder
IPA urges European Union to support independent publishers in Turkey
International press freedom groups call for release of journalist J.S. Tissainayagam
RSF calls on European Union to suspend development aid in light of fresh crackdown on journalists
Journalist Radoman Iric temporarily prevented from attending press conference
Journalists Lilian Luna Villafuerte and Humberto De la Cruz assaulted by official; journalist Roberto Chalco harassed by police after being critical of rising level of insecurity in region
Journalist Andrzej Poczobut harassed, denied press accreditation
Copies of newspapers and magazine set on fire and dumped in canal by protestors in Khanar
Offices of Tac Presse TV production company raided by police following of documentary containing racist comments
Armed forces briefly silence broadcast media after murder of president and chief of staff
IAPA warns of setback in attempt to make crimes against journalists a federal offence
Journalist José Luis Ortega Vidal seriously injured in accident after being chased by armed former municipal official
Court of Appeals turns down bid by president's spouse to stop class suit against him
Journalists barred from covering senate elections
Website moderator Chiranuch Premchaiporn arrested for alleged violation of Computer Crimes Act
IPI calls on new government to investigate past crimes against journalists
Several copies of "Le Nouveau Réveil" newspaper destroyed following article linking high-ranking officials to corruption
Health of detained dissident writers Guo Qizhen and Wang Guilan alarmingly deteriorating
Journalist Oleg Salnikov receives death threats after writing about extremist organisation
Ministry of Interior withdraws lawsuit filed against human rights defender Leyla Yunus
"Jana Kranti Dainik" daily offices vandalised, documents burned; journalist Keshav Bhandari beaten while covering student union clash
Journalist Clarence Jackson expelled from courtroom
IJC releases first report on media coverage of parliamentary elections
Namibian Broadcasting Corporation cancels chat shows
Swiss TV reporter Christoph Müller arrested, later released but not allowed to leave country
U.S. journalist Roxana Saberi held at Evin prison
Journalist Ximena Marenco threatened in La Rioja, RSF condemns the authorities' failure to act on her behalf
CHILDREN BEING JAILED UNDER ANTI-TERROR LAWS
GOVERNMENT ABDUCTS TOP TAMIL JOURNALIST
LEGISLATORS CREATE ASEAN CAUCUS TO PROTECT FREE EXPRESSION
ILLEGAL WIRETAPPING JEOPARDISES JOURNALISTS' WORK AND SOURCES
MILITARY SILENCES MEDIA FOLLOWING MURDERS OF PRESIDENT AND ARMY HEAD
ARMED GROUPS SILENCING CRITICS
CHINA DID NOT MEET OLYMPIC CHALLENGE, SAYS IFJ
FOLK LEGEND PETE SEEGER WINS FREEMUSE AWARD
Human rights lawyer and activist Mohamed Abbou again barred from leaving the country
Photojournalist Thomas Nsama assaulted by supporters of ruling party
Television journalist Samer Khuaira released; his colleague Ahmad Bekawi still in prison
Political prisoners freed but regime blocks development of human rights agreement at ASEAN Summit
Imprisoned blogger Mohammed Adel's hunger strike raises concern for his wellbeing
Journalist and rights activist Jestina Mukoko released after three months in detention
Security forces detain Internet activist Rami al-Swisi, third in less than a month
CAPSULE REPORT: Debate on royal powers draws attacks and threats; bloggers Ahiruddin Attan and Jed Yoong questioned by police
Newspaper columnist Mfomfo Nkambule fined for criticising king
Ghardaïa court confirms six-month prison term against "El Waha" editor for defamation
Sava Congress Centre prohibits press conference of Gay-Straight Alliance; SEEMO concerned about pressures exerted on media outlets
Journalist Abdelouahab Souag fined over articles critical of cleric
Political reporter and commentator Syrgak Abdyldayev stabbed in Bishkek
Editor Faramaz Novruzoglu receives anonymous death threats
Court exonerates "Daily Guide" newspaper of defamation charges
"The Point" newspaper office stormed by police; editor Pape Saine charged with "obtaining Gambian citizenship registration by false pretence" in a separate incident
RSF highlights situation of journalists in countries deemed "diplomatic priorities" for new US administration
WiPC releases report detailing attacks on writers, journalists for second half of 2008
Anti-corruption journalist and blogger Hassan Barhoun arrested
U.S. journalist Roxana Saberi held in Iran without charge for over a month
WiPC marks International Women's Day by celebrating work of four women writers under threat
MISA calls on new government ministers to fulfil international obligations on freedom of expression
Government halts publication of the "New Broom" over allegations of non-registration
Authorities freeze bank account of Khartoum Centre for Human Rights and Environmental Development in renewed attack on freedom of expression
Former mayor assaults and threatens journalist Wilfredo Narváez
Journalist Ronaldo Doong escapes murder attempt, hospitalised with injuries
Mayor incites citizens to assault journalists; journalist and camera operator forcibly removed from event celebrating opening of municipal stadium
Journalist El Malick Seck loses appeal, faces three-year sentence for defaming president and his son
Court fines five journalists for violating ban on media coverage of murder trial
Mohamed Abdi Guled, editor of weekly "Yool," arrested following publication of article
Freelance journalist Zouhir Latif deported following sudden arrest
Newspaper editor Nadesapillai Vithyatharan severely beaten in prison
Offices of "Apogevmatini" newspaper attacked by gang of masked men
Police raid headquarters of Albasat TV station, allegedly for the purpose of "conducting an investigation"
Russian human rights activist Vitalii Ponomarev deported, barred over report on religious persecution, torture
Journalist Eldaniz Elgun receives anonymous death threats over banned novel
SEEMO condemns accusations made by secretary general of political party against BETA news agency and correspondent Ljiljana Kovacevic
From the symbols to the streets, campaigning gets creative in Central Asia

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