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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


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


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


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


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


Journalism NGO apparent target of “adultery” conviction

Hicham Mansouri has been sentenced to ten months in prison and a fine of 40,000 dirhams (3,800 euros) for alleged “complicity in adultery” under (...)

Published on 3 April 2015 Read

Saudi Arabia

Leaders urged to intercede on behalf of Saudi blogger

Badawi could easily be flogged again tomorrow (Friday), while his wife has reported that he is to be retried by Saudi Arabia’s supreme court. A (...)

Published on 26 March 2015 Read


Algerian authorities step up harassment of print media

Speaking on behalf of Bouteflika, who is ailing, presidential adviser Benamar Zerhouni said: “I note that pseudo-politicians, supported by a press (...)

Published on 25 March 2015 Read

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