Reporters Without Borders

Middle East/North Africa

From Tripoli to Manama, no let-up in abuses against news media

SYRIA Anyone who dares to speak out continues to be exposed to arbitrary arrest. One of the latest victims is Omar Koush, a writer and (...)

Published on 2 May 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Seizures of newspapers, smear campaigns against journalists in Yemen, arrests in Bahrain

YEMEN Security forces surrounded the home of Akhbar Al-Youm reporter Mohammed Al-Louzi for three hours on 25 April because of his coverage of (...)

Published on 27 April 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Journalists still being harassed in countries where protests getting stronger

YEMEN Reporters Without Borders continues to be very concerned about the repression to which journalists have been exposed in Yemen since the (...)

Published on 20 April 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

No concessions to media as indiscriminate repression continues in countries with pro-democracy protests

BAHRAIN Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns netizen Zakariya Rashid Hassan’s death in detention on 9 April, six days after his arrest (...)

Published on 12 April 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Gaddafi regime decides to deport 26 foreign journalists who had been invited to Tripoli

LIBYA Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the Libyan government’s decision to deport 26 foreign journalists on the grounds that their visas (...)

Published on 7 April 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Bahraini and Syrian authorities try to impose news blackout, kidnapping in Yemen

BAHRAIN Reporters Without Borders condemns the Bahraini government’s attempts to impose a news blackout on the ongoing demonstrations and the (...)

Published on 4 April 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Journalists continue to be harassed in different ways throughout the Middle East

SYRIA Reuters television producer Ayat Basma and cameraman Ezzat Baltaji were released on 28 March after being held for two days but Reporters (...)

Published on 30 March 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Journalists targeted by governments desperate to control news

LIBYA Reporters Without Borders has learned that Fatma Ben Dhaou, a Tunisian journalist who had gone to Libya for the newspaper Le Quotidien, (...)

Published on 23 March 2011 Read

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