Reporters Without Borders

Middle East/North Africa

Crackdown continues in Bahrain, bloggers go on trial in Emirates

BAHRAIN Regime officials have reportedly taken over the Facebook and Twitter pages of Rasad News, a major source of news about human rights (...)

Published on 16 June 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Journalists targeted by governments desperate to control news

LIBYA Reporters Without Borders has learned that Fatma Ben Dhaou, a Tunisian journalist who had gone to Libya for the newspaper Le Quotidien, (...)

Published on 23 March 2011 Read


Blogger freed after supreme court overturns conviction

Reporters Without Borders hails today’s decision by Kuwait’s supreme court to overturn lawyer and netizen Mohamed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem’s (...)

Published on 24 January 2011 Read


Government closes Al Jazeera’s Kuwait City bureau

Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the government’s closure of the Kuwait City bureau of the Doha-based satellite TV station Al Jazeera (...)

Published on 14 December 2010 Read


TV station owner facing possible life sentence or death penalty also exposed to mob violence

Reporters Without Borders condemns an armed attack on Kuwait City-based Scope TV, which was overrun by about 150 people brandishing knives and (...)

Published on 19 October 2010 Read


Trial of Mohamed al-Jassem adjourned

Kuwait City’s criminal court decided on 20 September to adjourn until 18 October the trial of journalist and writer Mohamed Abdel Qader al-Jassem (...)

Published on 22 September 2010 Read


Court clears writer and journalist Al-Jassem

A Kuwait City court has acquitted writer and journalist Mohamed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem on charges of defamation, inciting the government’s (...)

Published on 20 July 2010 Read


Journalist Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem’s trial postponed again

Detained journalist Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem’s trial was adjourned again today, this time until 28 June. The judge granted the adjournment (...)

Published on 21 June 2010 Read

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