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EU urged to sanction CCTV for broadcasting journalist’s forced confession

While welcoming freelance journalist Xiang Nanfu’s release, announced yesterday, Reporters Without Borders calls on the European Council to (...)

Published on 20 August 2014 Read

Maldives

Reporter missing for past 10 days in Maldives

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned about Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, a reporter who disappeared ten days ago, and urges the Maldives (...)

Published on 18 August 2014 Read

Indonesia

Two French journalists held for past five days in Indonesian province of Papua

Reporters Without Borders deplores the detention of French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat in the Indonesian province of Papua (...)

Published on 11 August 2014 Read

China

Human rights lawyer freed on completing three-year jail term

Reporters Without Borders notes that leading human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was released from Urumqi prison on 7 August on completing a (...)

Published on 11 August 2014 Read

China

Investigative reporter freed on bail after a year in pre-trial detention

Reporters Without Borders welcomes newspaper reporter Liu Hu’s release on bail after a nearly year in detention on trumped-up defamation charges (...)

Published on 6 August 2014 Read

Maldives

15 journalists get SMS threatening them about covering gangs

Against a backdrop of violence between rival criminal gangs, 15 Maldivian journalists received an anonymous text on 3 August threatening them (...)

Published on 6 August 2014 Read

Burma

Five journalists get two years in prison for mistaken report

Two years in prison is the maximum sentence for an erroneous press report under article 505(b) of the criminal code. “This sentence is out of all (...)

Published on 5 August 2014 Read

China

Uyghur website editor and economist facing possible death penalty

Ilham Tohti, an ethnic Uyghur economist at Beijing’s Central University for Nationalities and editor of the Uygurbiz.com information website, was (...)

Published on 1 August 2014 Read

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