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France

RWB writes to mayor after journalist dragged from council meeting

Lecomte complied when previously asked to leave the meeting as he was about to film the tense discussions, but obtained permission to return on (...)

Published on 28 November 2014 Read

Kazakhstan

Orchestrated throttling of Kazakh opposition weekly

Freedom of information has been in a critical state in Kazakhstan for the past two years and ADAM bol, which was launched in October 2013, is (...)

Published on 28 November 2014 Read

United Kingdom

Telecoms giant handed Scotland Yard phone records of News UK staff

The worrying report, published in The Times two days ago, said Vodafone UK in March this year inadvertently sent the police details of calls made (...)

Published on 27 November 2014 Read

Turkey

Ban on coverage of corruption probe’s questioning of four ex-ministers

Türkçe / Read in Turkish Coverage of this corruption story has repeatedly been obstructed ever since it broke nearly a year ago, triggering a (...)

Published on 27 November 2014 Read

Russia

Two media support NGOs classified as “foreign agents”

Читать по-русски в PDF и ниже / Read in Russian After examining a lot of documentation, the justice ministry added them to the list on 20 November, in yet another (...)

Published on 25 November 2014 Read

Poland

Journalists held while covering political protest

Update - 24/11/2014 Jan Pawlicki and Tomasz Gzell were released on the evening of 21 November after an initial hearing earlier in the evening. (...)

Published on 21 November 2014 Read

Italy

Reporter’s car is chased and rammed while he is guarded by police

A reporter for the newsweekly L’Espresso and an information heroe for Reporters Without Borders, Abbate has had police protection since 2007 (...)

Published on 19 November 2014 Read

Iceland

Freedom of information in decline for past two years in Iceland

Þórey Vilhjálmsdóttir, a political adviser to Iceland’s interior minister, is seeking two-year jail sentences for newspaper reporters Jón Bjarki (...)

Published on 19 November 2014 Read

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