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RSF urges UN to press for Syrian journalist’s release

The founder of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), Mazen Darwish has been held by the Syrian government, along with two (...)

Published on 28 May 2015 Read

Iran

After six years in prison, journalist is banished to remote city

Aged 50 and the father of three children, Zeydabadi was arrested on 14 June 2009, two days after then President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed (...)

Published on 22 May 2015 Read

Syria

Journalist’s mother asks his abductors to let him speak to her

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire, Ayman Mhanna, executive director of the SKeyes Center for press freedom and (...)

Published on 19 May 2015 Read

Iran

Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2015

19.05.2015 – Association of Iranian Writers targeted again Reporters Without Borders condemns the latest case of judicial harassment of Iran’s (...)

Published on 19 May 2015 Read

Morocco

Journalist says he will be “Morocco’s first undocumented Moroccan”

Ali Lmrabet, who has dual French and Moroccan nationality, is being denied the residence certificate he needs to get a new national ID card and (...)

Published on 18 May 2015 Read

Iraq

Mounting deadly danger for journalists in Iraq

Raed Al-Joubouri was found dead in his home in the Qadissiyah district of east Baghdad on 5 May. He had been shot several times, including once (...)

Published on 11 May 2015 Read

Syria

Mazen Darwish awarded UNESCO press freedom prize

Reporters Without Borders is posting the speech that his wife, Yara Bader, gave when receiving the prize on his behalf at a ceremony that UNESCO (...)

Published on 7 May 2015 Read

Yemen

Radio station chief killed amid continuing crisis

Muthanna was killed on 22 April in Sirwah, in the eastern province of Marib, where Houthi rebels have been clashing with Sunni tribesmen for the (...)

Published on 7 May 2015 Read

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