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Middle East/North Africa

Crackdown continues in Bahrain, bloggers go on trial in Emirates

BAHRAIN Regime officials have reportedly taken over the Facebook and Twitter pages of Rasad News, a major source of news about human rights (...)

Published on 16 June 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Attacks on journalists and media in Iraq and Yemen, two bloggers freed in Saudi Arabia

IRAQ Reporters Without Borders condemns the recent attacks on journalists by the Iraqi security forces. The authorities are resorting to every (...)

Published on 1 June 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Amid international indifference, targeted repression continues in Bahrain and Yemen

BAHRAIN In the past few days, the authorities have arrested more photographers and photo-journalists who had been covering the pro-democracy (...)

Published on 24 May 2011 Read

Middle East/North Africa

Governments still cracking down hard on media covering pro-democracy demonstrations

SYRIA The crackdown by the Syrian authorities on media trying to cover the anti-government protests continues to escalate. Arrests, threats (...)

Published on 10 May 2011 Read

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

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