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Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

27.02.2015 - Authorities block two websites Reporters Without Borders condems the blocking of two websites since yesterday at the behest of (...)

Published on 27 February 2015 Read


Courts uphold newspaper’s closure, increase blogger’s jail term

The ministry of trade and industry rescinded Al-Watan’s commercial licence in January of saying it had violated minimum capital requirements. (...)

Published on 23 February 2015 Read


Iranian authorities step up media censorship

Reporters Without Borders condemns a surge in cases of harassment of journalists and print media by the Iranian authorities in the past few days, (...)

Published on 18 February 2015 Read


Call for return of material seized from two French TV reporters

Reporters Without Borders calls on the Moroccan authorities to return the video footage and other material they seized from two French (...)

Published on 17 February 2015 Read


Authorities urged to drop all charges against two Al-Jazeera journalists

Fahmy, who is Canadian, was ordered to pay 250,000 Egyptian pounds (29,000 euros) in bail. Mohamed, who is Egyptian, was freed without bail. But (...)

Published on 12 February 2015 Read


Egypt urged to free two other Al-Jazeera journalists

Greste had been held since December 2013. His family requested his deportation under a presidential decree issued last November that provides for (...)

Published on 2 February 2015 Read


Appeal by wife of Japanese journalist threatened with execution

Reporters Without Borders urges the Japanese and Jordanian authorities to take all possible measures to ensure that Islamic State does not carry (...)

Published on 29 January 2015 Read


Japanese government urged to obtain release of journalist held by IS

In a video posted online on 20 January, IS demanded 200 million dollars in ransom for the release of Goto and Haruna Yukawa, another Japanese (...)

Published on 22 January 2015 Read

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