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After six years in prison, journalist is banished to remote city

Aged 50 and the father of three children, Zeydabadi was arrested on 14 June 2009, two days after then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed (...)

Published on 22 May 2015 Read


Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

19.05.2015 – Association of Iranian Writers targeted again Reporters Without Borders condemns the latest case of judicial harassment of Iran’s (...)

Published on 19 May 2015 Read


Mounting deadly danger for journalists in Iraq

Raed Al-Joubouri was found dead in his home in the Qadissiyah district of east Baghdad on 5 May. He had been shot several times, including once (...)

Published on 11 May 2015 Read


Mazen Darwish awarded UNESCO press freedom prize

Reporters Without Borders is posting the speech that his wife, Yara Bader, gave when receiving the prize on his behalf at a ceremony that UNESCO (...)

Published on 7 May 2015 Read


Radio station chief killed amid continuing crisis

Muthanna was killed on 22 April in Sirwah, in the eastern province of Marib, where Houthi rebels have been clashing with Sunni tribesmen for the (...)

Published on 7 May 2015 Read


Journalist and human rights activist Narges Mohammadi arrested

Reporters Without Borders firmly condemns the arrest of Narges Mohammadi, a journalist who works closely with Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi (...)

Published on 6 May 2015 Read


Outrage at detention of journalists investigating 2022 World Cup

Qatari authorities arrest another European TV crew A BBC crew was arrested in Qatar on 2 May for filming Nepali workers without permission, (...)

Published on 5 May 2015 Read

Saudi Arabia

Hollande urged to take firm official position on Saudi blogger

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges French President François Hollande to officially request Saudi blogger Raif Badawi’s release during a two-day (...)

Published on 4 May 2015 Read

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