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Letter to the UN Security Council about the detainees in Syria

Your Excellency, We, a group of 15 international and Syrian NGOs, are seeking your government’s assistance, as a member of the United Nations (...)

Published on 31 August 2015 Read

Syria

Only “terrorist justice” will not acquit five Syrian information providers

“It was clearly absurd to bring terrorism charges against Mazen Darwish and his colleagues at the SCM, which was a respected source of information (...)

Published on 30 August 2015 Read

Egypt

Outrage as Al-Jazeera retrial ends with three-year jail terms

“We firmly condemn the disgraceful ‘political’ verdict issued at the end of the retrial of these Al-Jazeera journalists,” Reporters Without Borders (...)

Published on 29 August 2015 Read

Egypt

Judicial sham must end with acquittal of all Al-Jazeera journalists

This is now scheduled to happen tomorrow after two postponements since 30 July. The three journalists were released provisionally in February (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read

Yemen

Yemen’s Houthi rebels thought to be holding 11 journalists hostage

Nine of the 11 journalists were abducted at the same time on 9 June from a Sanaa hotel that was being attacked by Houthis. Most of them work for (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read

Iran

Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

28.08.2015 - Journalist arrested in order to serve jail term Reporters Without Borders condemns the latest arrest of Keyvan Mehregan, a (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read

Syria

Zaina Erhaim of Syria named 2015 Winner of Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism

Zaina Erhaim, 30, currently lives and works in Aleppo, Syria. Over the last two years, she has trained about 100 citizen reporters from inside (...)

Published on 22 August 2015 Read

Egypt

New anti-terrorism law takes Egypt into Orwellian territory

“Is journalism is now a crime?” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire asked. “In Egypt clearly yes, because the Sisi regime (...)

Published on 17 August 2015 Read

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