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Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2016

2.02.2016 - Four journalists held provisionally for past two months Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the continuing provisional (...)

Published on 2 February 2016 Read


We mustn’t abandon two Tunisian journalists missing in Libya!

There has been no information about the fate of Chourabi and Ktari in the 17 months since their disappearance in eastern Libya on 8 September (...)

Published on 1 February 2016 Read


RSF urges authorities to abandon trial against five journalists

Their trial is due to start tomorrow in Rabat after being postponed on 19 November. The criminal charges brought against the five journalists, (...)

Published on 26 January 2016 Read


7 questions for Hassan Rouhani if you run into him

1/ You promised a change “in favour of free speech and media freedom” and you undertook to “free all political prisoners.” Why is Iran still one of (...)

Published on 26 January 2016 Read


Mounting dangers for journalists in Yemen

Hashem Mohamed Homrane, a reporter for the pro-Houthi TV station Al Masira, died on 22 January from the injuries he received in an air strike the (...)

Published on 25 January 2016 Read


Iran must stop denying medical care to imprisoned journalists

RSF is very concerned about the state of health of some of these detained journalists, and already wrote to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (...)

Published on 21 January 2016 Read


New Cyber Crimes Law restricts free expression and targets online activists

The new legislation contains 21 articles which seek to regulate a number of online activities in Kuwait. In particular, we are concerned that the (...)

Published on 21 January 2016 Read


Drop All Charges Against Moroccan Journalist Ali Anouzla – Let Him Go Free, Once and For All

Over two years on from his initial arrest, detention and subsequent release, independent journalist and editor-in-chief of the Arabic edition of (...)

Published on 21 January 2016 Read

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