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Journalists increasingly exposed to violence at protests in France

Tension between reporters and demonstrators is escalating at the Sivens Dam protests. Fearing for his safety, freelance reporter Eric Bouvet had (...)

Published on 14 November 2014 Read

France

RWB files complaint about cyber-attack on its website

Reporters Without Borders has lodged a complaint with the public prosecutor’s office in Paris against persons unknown about a cyber-attack on its (...)

Published on 3 October 2014 Read

France

National Front evicts Mediapart reporter from “summer university”

Update - 26/11/14 The National Front (FN) has again refused to accredit a journalist with the French news and opinion website Mediapart, with (...)

Published on 8 September 2014 Read

France

Enraged hacker resorts to aggressive methods against French journalist and website

Grégory Chelli, a French hacker living in the Israeli city of Ashdod, has been using extraordinarily aggressive methods to harass Benoît le Corre, (...)

Published on 7 August 2014 Read

France

Freedom of information under threat from new anti-terrorism bill

The bill has aroused broad criticism, both of its form and its substance. As it stands, the draft could undermine freedom of information since it (...)

Published on 23 July 2014 Read

France

Mediapart loses appeal against censorship of Bettencourt affair recordings

In another blow to freedom of information in France, the country’s highest appeal court, the Court of Cassation, has rejected French online (...)

Published on 3 July 2014 Read

France

Alarm over massive spying provisions in new military programming law

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the extensive provisions for electronic snooping in the Military Programming Law that was passed by the (...)

Published on 12 December 2013 Read

France

Clarification

Reporters Without Borders president Dominique Gerbaud, RWB International president Gérald Sapey and RWB secretary-general Christophe Deloire point (...)

Published on 6 June 2013 Read

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