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Taliban target media during Kunduz takeover

Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday’s attacks by the Taliban on several media outlets, especially Roshani Radio and TV, when they seized (...)

Published on 29 September 2015 Read


Beijing imposes its propaganda beyond its borders

The policy is making headway although the Chinese government prefers to be discreet about it. “The fight for freedom of information and media (...)

Published on 24 September 2015 Read


Well-known blogger freed but 15 other citizen-journalists still held

A former policewoman held since 5 September 2011, Ta Phong Tan was released on 19 September and immediately boarded a flight to Los Angeles for (...)

Published on 22 September 2015 Read


British cyber-activist sued by Thai fruit company

The case dismissed today ends the criminal defamation proceedings against Hall over an interview for Al Jazeera in April 2013 in which he (...)

Published on 18 September 2015 Read


Newspaper journalist held incommunicado for “attitude adjustment”

Pravit Rojanaphruk, who works for the Thai daily The Nation, was detained after responding to a summons for what the military authorities call (...)

Published on 14 September 2015 Read


Shooting attacks on media personnel leave two dead, two wounded

Aged 42, Aftab Alam was killed by a single shot to the head while in his car near his home after taking his children to school. He was pronounced (...)

Published on 9 September 2015 Read


New code of conduct lets Pakistani journalists ... censor themselves

Called the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct 2015, it is clearly designed to increase censorship of radio and TV (...)

Published on 9 September 2015 Read


Cartoonist Zunar could get 43 years in prison for nine cartoons

Zunar, whose real name is Zulkiflee Anwar Alhaque, will be facing up to 43 years in prison on nine counts under the Sedition Act at the trial, (...)

Published on 8 September 2015 Read

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