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Only “terrorist justice” will not acquit five Syrian information providers

“It was clearly absurd to bring terrorism charges against Mazen Darwish and his colleagues at the SCM, which was a respected source of information (...)

Published on 30 August 2015 Read


Outrage as Al-Jazeera retrial ends with three-year jail terms

“We firmly condemn the disgraceful ‘political’ verdict issued at the end of the retrial of these Al-Jazeera journalists,” Reporters Without Borders (...)

Published on 29 August 2015 Read


Judicial sham must end with acquittal of all Al-Jazeera journalists

This is now scheduled to happen tomorrow after two postponements since 30 July. The three journalists were released provisionally in February (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read


Yemen’s Houthi rebels thought to be holding 11 journalists hostage

Nine of the 11 journalists were abducted at the same time on 9 June from a Sanaa hotel that was being attacked by Houthis. Most of them work for (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read


Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

28.08.2015 - Journalist arrested in order to serve jail term Reporters Without Borders condemns the latest arrest of Keyvan Mehregan, a (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read


Zaina Erhaim of Syria named 2015 Winner of Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism

Zaina Erhaim, 30, currently lives and works in Aleppo, Syria. Over the last two years, she has trained about 100 citizen reporters from inside (...)

Published on 22 August 2015 Read


New anti-terrorism law takes Egypt into Orwellian territory

“Is journalism is now a crime?” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire asked. “In Egypt clearly yes, because the Sisi regime (...)

Published on 17 August 2015 Read


“Shawkan” in very poor health after two years of provisional detention

Known by the pseudonym of “Shawkan”, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, 28, has been held in Cairo’s Tora prison ever since his arrest on 14 August 2013 while (...)

Published on 12 August 2015 Read

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