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Detained US journalist used in Iranian power struggle

Rezaian, who completes his ninth month in detention today, is to face trial on several charges including spying, his lawyer reported two days (...)

Published on 22 April 2015 Read

Iraq

Journalists and media threatened on all sides

Parker was threatened on Facebook and on Al-Ahd TV ¬– a TV station owned by Asaib Ahl al-Haq, an armed group backed by Iran – in connection with a 3 (...)

Published on 18 April 2015 Read

Egypt

Three journalists sentenced to life imprisonment

The journalists who received life sentences are Abdullah Alfakharany, a reporter and co-founder of the Rassd news website, Samhi Mostafa, the (...)

Published on 16 April 2015 Read

Iran

Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

14.04.2015 - Newspaper journalist freed on bail Reporters Without Borders has learned that Yaghma Fashkhami, a political reporter for the (...)

Published on 14 April 2015 Read

Iran

Islamic Republic urged to free all detained journalists and online activists

After the international community hailed the 2 April accord, President Rouhani said on 3 April: “We have had tension and even hostility towards (...)

Published on 10 April 2015 Read

Oman

Omani authorities persecute online activists

Cyber-activists who provide the Internet public with information are liable to be arrested, held incommunicado and given long jail terms on (...)

Published on 8 April 2015 Read

Bahrain

Rights activist arrested over tweet about prison torture

The head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), Nabeel Rajab was arrested for a tweet about torture in Jaw prison that he posted a week (...)

Published on 7 April 2015 Read

Libya

Unable to work Journalists flee Libya because of violence

In October 2014, Reporters Without Borders launched a campaign aimed at making the international public aware of what is happening to journalists (...)

Published on 7 April 2015 Read

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