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Attacks on press freedom multiplying worldwide, says WAN-IFRA
Press club president's home targeted by shooters
Over 30 IFEX members endorse Vienna Declaration calling on governments to respect media freedom in fight against terrorism
Further details emerge of kidnapped journalists' ordeal
Explosive device thown at television station building
Radio América suffers grenade attack
Editor released after one month in prison
Television journalist dies after falling from window, local activists believe she was murdered
President dominates state media election coverage, opposition invisible
IFJ condemns political interference to remove TV chief
Radio station director murdered in Jalisco state
State government official assaults journalist, files complaint against cartoonist
Journalists, civil society groups call for freedom of information coalition
Individual accused of being behind journalist's murder to face new trial
Journalists attacked during confrontation between police and demonstrators
Journalist Taoufik Ben Brik sentenced to six months in prison with no parole
Lawyers attack media team on court premises
Security guards attack journalists, prevent them from reporting
Leading suspect in journalist's murder escapes from military cell in Bukavu
Fifty-two IFEX members condemn massacre of journalists, call for justice
CJFE welcomes CRTC decision to allow Al Jazeera English broadcasts
Reverse ban on civil society group, Human Rights Watch urges
Police officer assaults camera operator in Zulia state; radio journalist assaulted in Caracas
Journalist Fahem Boukadous comes out of hiding
Independent press group threatened by military
Allegations of political interference loom over public broadcaster
Television channels attacked by political party activists in Maharashtra State
NUSOJ condemns closure of another radio station in Gedo region
Defamation decriminalised
Media and journalists increasingly harassed in run up to elections
End persecution of Kurds, Human Rights Watch report urges
Largest massacre of journalists ever takes place prior to elections
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
Kidnapped foreign journalists released after 15 months
Torture of opposition critics and journalists continues; free speech monitored online
State interference in media content; shift in media law
Rights violations under de facto regime
PEN centres honour persecuted journalists and writers
Imprisoned and in hiding: Burmese cameramen honoured by Rory Peck Trust Award
Pakistani government pressures UAE to block television programme
CJFE welcomes release of Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout and Australian Nigel Brennan
Human rights organisation attacked following publication of report on torture
CIJ welcomes state government's attempts to declassify report on 2008 landslide
Parliament moves to further restrict media freedom as country assumes OSCE chairmanship
Impunity surrounds case of journalist missing for three years
RSF fears "political manipulation" behind case of jailed journalist
Canal 36 television station off the air once again due to interference with its broadcast signal
Communications regulations require significant amendments, says ARTICLE 19
Journalist arrested over remarks made at a private social gathering
APG expresses concern over president's comments against the media
Author and publisher of graphic novel fined
Police summon and interrogate freelance journalist
Five journalists convicted, another arrested and one released
Forty IFEX members call for the protection of women who exercise free speech
IPI completes press freedom mission to Venezuela
Baghdad shooting of journalist sparks anger over Iraqi failure to combat impunity
Journalist receives death threats from police officers
Founder of community radio station accused of forcible confinement
Female journalists, writers and activists targeted for carrying out their profession in 2009
UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention calls for Manneh's release
IPI fact-finding mission reports on state of press freedom
ARTICLE 19 expresses concern at new attempts to legitimise religious defamation using principles of blasphemy
Several independent broadcasters harassed, taken off air in Odessa
Media allowed to use Kurdish language but still forbidden to discuss Kurdish issues freely, says RSF
Senate approves bill decriminalising defamation
CMFR statement on the killings in Maguindanao
Government refuses to renew foreign journalist's visa
Twelve reporters among victims of mass killing
Website founder jailed for three years
"The Post" editor-in-chief charged with contempt of court
New threats against journalists in Tartagal
Two reporters attacked while covering trial of police officers
IAPA characterises Supreme Court decision as a step forward in the fight against impunity
Online censorship and new arrests of Internet users
Africa Media Barometer Namibia 2009 Report
Crime reporter vanishes in western Michoacán
Judge forbids bloggers from writing about politician's court case
A year later, investigation into radio journalist's murder is stalled
Two foreign journalists deported on immigration charges
MFWA organises public forum on impunity
IPI announces recipients of annual award
Local executive undermines preparatory conference on communications reform
Raúl Castro imprisons critics, crushes dissent, says Human Rights Watch report
Journalist accused of "insulting public officials" sentenced to jail term
ANHRI and local partner hold seminar on press freedom
Court bans "Al Masheel" newspaper
Three Papuan flag-raisers convicted
ARTICLE 19 supports human rights defenders' quest for justice
Journalists wounded in Galkayo and Mogadishu
Human Rights Watch calls for release of two rights activists
JED deplores ANR raid on Mbuji-Mayi station, assault of staff
ARTICLE 19 Artist Alert - October 2009
Magazine to pay prime minister and his father S$405,000 in damages and cost for defamation
Newspaper supplement banned after reporting on corruption
Government launches web crime unit
Former Aqsa TV journalists arrested by security forces
Radio station suspended for 30 days
IFJ condemns abduction of broadcaster
Writer detained after expressing support for dissidents on trial
Chinese dissidents barred from meeting with President Obama; calls for Aung San Suu Kyi's release
Democratic ideas forbidden; bloggers punished
Opposition press suspended; criticism of state pushed aside
IAPA surveys corrosion of free speech
Call for nominations for Martin Ennals Award
Lawyers join forces to defend media worldwide
WAN-IFRA seeks Deputy Director of Press Freedom and Media Development
New restrictions on media enforced as Obama speaks out
Free Ben Brik in Tunisia
Chamber of Deputies approves motion to have committee on violence against the press reestablished
IPI publishes results of "Accessing Governments" project
Two foreign journalists arrested while covering Greenpeace rally
PFF calls on Pacific lawmakers to follow UK example and review defamation laws
Make Tunisia accountable for rights violations, TMG urges French foreign minister
Columnist suspended after writing articles about demands for democratic reforms
Rights activist and lawyer permanently disbarred
Reoccurrence of death threats against journalist
Individual accused of journalist's murder acquitted
Court hands down heavy sentences to two Internet writers
Court throws out Chansa Kabwela obscenity case
Heavy fines but no jail time for editor convicted of defamation
Growing persecution of farmers' rights activists
Defamation decriminalised
IAPA resolutions to be sent to governments throughout the Americas
Interior Ministry interferes with distribution of opposition newspapers
Impunity surrounds case of journalist Armando Rodríguez one year after his murder
Another blogger harassed, detained
Television news crew assaulted by prison guard in Palmira, Valle del Cauca
Directors of four television stations believe municipal authorities are trying to silence their media outlets
Editor sued by member of House of Representatives
Another blogger arrested for posts about Saffron Revolution
Obama should press Asian leaders on rights, says Human Rights Watch
ARTICLE 19 reviews draft law on access to information
Journalist threatened after reporting on cocaine missing from police vault
Reporting team freed after nearly a week in captivity
Lawmaker convicted of defamation files appeal with Supreme Court
Communications council punishes nine media outlets
Violator of online free expression to host international Internet meeting
Demonstrators burst into state-owned radio station, interrupt its broadcast
Two journalists held after helping media probe Mumbai attackers' background
Television news crew attacked by union members
Ramattan news agency raided by security forces
Norwegian PEN to honour Palestinian journalist on Day of the Imprisoned Writer
Police assault radio journalist and briefly detain him
Suspect in American journalist's murder to remain in custody pending hearing
Dismal future projected for freedom of expression in Cuba, concludes IAPA report
Book groups support Patriot Act reform bill in House
Supreme Court dismisses journalists' association challenge to criminal, seditious libel laws
Jailed Tibetan filmmaker appeals for help
Journalist assaulted in Tyumen region
Iraqi court fines "Guardian" newspaper for defaming prime minister
WiPC issues a call for solidarity for persecuted writers
King Norodom Sihamoni pushes for release of jailed journalist
Journalists targeted by insurgents and draconian state censorship
Magazine staff take stand against editorial interference
Media faces grenade attacks and more soldiers in the streets
Media groups protest repressive law
Politicians abuse power, attack journalists
Call for applicants for Oxford Moot court in defense of freedom of expression
CJFE honours persecuted journalists and news outlet
North Korean journalist wins human rights award
Media personnel assaulted, detained while covering protest at jail
RSF calls for better media access to Tribal Areas
Cabinet approves Right to Information Bill
Journalist charged with "insulting" president following critical comments in TV show
Press freedom deteriorating in the region, says IAPA
Bloggers sentenced in hooliganism case
Four journalists receive Hellman/Hammett grants
IFJ endorses joint Russian and Georgian demand to end media restrictions
State broadcaster suspends employees for leaking information
Canal 36 television station reports that its employees are being harassed, prevented from entering the presidential palace
PEN calls on President Obama to stand up for free expression in China
Journalists seek check on "cash for coverage" abuse
Journalist brutally assaulted in Kurdistan
IFJ Press Freedom in China Campaign bulletin - November 2009
Freelance journalist sentenced to two years' imprisonment
The Journey of Exile: Plight of Exiled Somali Journalists
Officials in Gaza prevent journalists' meeting from taking place
Soccer fans attack radio commentator
RSF calls for greater support for exiled journalists as director of Free North Korea Radio wins award
Media regulatory body suspends television station
Dire conditions and insecurity confront Balochistan journalists
Community radio station programme cancelled; police briefly detain photojournalist
Government backtracks in case of tortured journalist
Israeli forces assault two photographers in Nablus
Prominent blogger abducted, beaten
Radio station hit by grenade; two persons injured
Parliament passes amendment to strengthen powers of broadcast authority
IFJ concerned for safety of Danish journalism student in Iran
CIJ criticises seizure of Bibles in Kuching
Government directions on "rumor-mongering" growing out of proportion, says SEAPA
Local police manhandle and detain journalist
ICTY convicts French journalist of contempt of court for disclosing confidential information
Arrests of journalists since disputed June election now top 100
ARTICLE 19 submits report to United Nations Universal Periodic Review
British probe urged in death of Afghan reporter
IFJ condemns boycott of Iranian television network by Arab satellite operators
Academic deported after commenting on political situation
Freedom House launches web feature on fall of Berlin Wall
Journalist assaulted by parliamentarian
President rebukes two journalists who questioned him about a terrorism case
Journalist summoned to District Attorney's office after voicing his opinion about accusations against a mayor
Thai speech advocates question use of Computer Crimes Act vs. two accused of stock manipulation
Journalist assaulted by army officer in front of other soldiers
MISA urges national broadcaster to ensure equal access for all political parties
Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content
Committee to protect press freedom dissolved; journalist slain
Journalists live in fear; culture of impunity entrenched
Legislation undermines free expression
Violations of media freedoms in Palestine during October 2009
Political actors control media
Independent editor attacked following critical reports
Dissident faces repeated imprisonment
Bulgarian journalist given new WAZ-IFJ award for her courage
CPJ offers database on killed journalists
Berlin Twitter Wall website blocked just days after its launch
Media regulatory authority orders FM radio stations to stop broadcasting BBC news bulletins
GTI analyses draft World Bank information disclosure policy
Poet arrested, his whereabouts unknown
ARTICLE 19 launches report on the right to access information
Maharat Foundation releases study on media coverage of the 2009 parliamentary elections
Hunger-striking journalist released, a second remains in prison
Government must respect recommendations of UN Human Rights Committee on free expression, says ARTICLE 19
Attorney general erases credibilty with claim that media can report freely, says PFF
State weekly reporter attacked, beaten in Osh
Press freedom "disappointingly absent from agenda" of visiting US Secretary of State; another editor given suspended sentence
ARTICLE 19 launches its state-by-state media assessment
Stakeholders push for amendments to Media Law
Investigation into assault on blogger terminated
Journalist attacked by criminal's relative; columnist accused of defamation
New Yemeni press court sentences, bans journalists
Justice Ministry conducts inspection of IRFS office, questions staff
WPFC urges Senate to approve bill decriminalising defamation
Ailing journalist faces three years in prison
Survey of blocked Uyghur websites shows Xinjiang still cut off from the world, says RSF
Suspended jail terms, exorbitant damages award against newspaper publisher and cartoonist
Another reporter assassinated in Durango despite authorities' knowledge of threats against him
National Assembly Standing Committee recommends curb on electronic media coverage
Internet writer and activist sentenced
National Telecommunications Commission returns seized equipment
Journalist beaten and tortured in prison
NUSOJ condemns media house raid, journalists' detention
International PEN Congress issues eleven resolutions on free expression
Columnist reports having received death threats
Two photographers attacked in Hebron

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