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Iran is world’s leading jailer of female journalists and netizens

The arrest on 22 July of two journalists and a photographer, including the Tehran correspondent of the Washington Post and his Iranian wife, (...)

Published on 28 July 2014 Read


Two American journalists and Iranian reporter held in Iran

The Washington Post said yesterday that it had received “credible reports” that its Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian had been arrested, (...)

Published on 25 July 2014 Read

Saudi Arabia

Seven-year jail term for Saudi photographer

Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail term that a Jeddah criminal court specializing in national security and terrorism passed (...)

Published on 24 July 2014 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Journalists’ lives on the line in Gaza conflict

Reporters Without Borders is shocked and saddened by the death of the 26-year-old Palestinian news cameraman Khaled Hamad, fatally wounded two (...)

Published on 22 July 2014 Read


Free Peaceful Advocates, Workers Arbitrarily Detained

(New York, July 18, 2014) – Scores of civil society activists, human rights defenders, media and humanitarian workers remain in arbitrary (...)

Published on 18 July 2014 Read


Two bloggers detained in Oman for reporting rights violations

Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrests of two Omani bloggers and activists, Noah Saad and Muawiyah Al-Rawahi, on 12 July for reporting (...)

Published on 18 July 2014 Read


Iraq’s Kurdish media victims of political crisis

One of the highest-profile cases has been an attack on the headquarters of Al-Taakhi, an Arabic-language daily based in Karrada (Bagdad), that (...)

Published on 17 July 2014 Read


Open letter to Philip Hammond

The Rt Honourable Philip Hammond MP Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Foreign and Commonwealth Office King Charles (...)

Published on 16 July 2014 Read

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