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Retrial court urged to acquit when issuing verdict tomorrow

They are Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who were freed on bail, and Peter Greste, an Australian citizen who was deported back to his (...)

Published on 29 July 2015 Read


Letter to Moroccan king about journalist on hunger strike

The Moroccan authorities are refusing to give Ali Lmrabet a new passport and a document certifying that he is a resident of the city of Tétouan – (...)

Published on 26 July 2015 Read


Concern about three Spanish journalists missing in Syria

Three Spanish freelance journalists – Antonio Pampliega, Angel Sastre and José Manuel López – have been missing in Syria since 13 July, their (...)

Published on 22 July 2015 Read


Washington Post reporter completes year in arbitrary detention

Held in isolation in Tehran’s Evin prison, Rezaian has been living a nightmare for the past year just for doing his job as a reporter and because (...)

Published on 21 July 2015 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Timeline of violations against freedom of information in Iraq and Syria

21.07.2015 - Islamic State executes Iraqi cameraman in Mosul Reporters Without Borders is saddened to learn that Islamic State executed Iraqi (...)

Published on 21 July 2015 Read


Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

19.07.2015 - Journalist freed on completing six-year jail term Reporters Without Borders has learned that Masoud Bastani, a journalist who (...)

Published on 20 July 2015 Read


Hussein Ghreer and Hani Al-Zitani freed, Mazen Darwish still held

Both SCM employees, Hussein Ghreer and Hani Al-Zitani are among the hundreds of detainees held on terrorism charges whose release in still (...)

Published on 19 July 2015 Read


Criminal procedure law increases vulnerability of journalists

Article 48 of the code grants defendants the right to request the presence of a lawyer as soon as they are detained. But exception is made for (...)

Published on 10 July 2015 Read

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