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10 November 2004

Volume 13 - 2004 Issue 45 (9 Nov. 2004)


MEDIA TARGETED AS CEASEFIRE COLLAPSES

In Côte d'Ivoire, following the collapse of a ceasefire agreement between government and rebel forces, gangs of youth militias reportedly linked to the ruling Ivoirian Popular Front (FPI) party have declared open season on opposition media.

CONTROVERSIAL FILMMAKER MURDERED

Dutch filmmaker and newspaper columnist Theo van Gogh was no stranger to controversy. His films provoked outrage from Muslims in the Netherlands and he received death threats. Last week in Amsterdam, he was murdered in broad daylight.

IRANIAN NOBEL LAUREATE SUES US GOVERNMENT

Iranian human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi has filed a lawsuit against the US Treasury Department for preventing her from publishing a book in the United States, reports PEN American Center (PEN).

CONGRESSIONAL REFORMS PROTECT CONFIDENTIALITY OF JOURNALISTS' SOURCES

The right of journalists to protect their sources in El Salvador may soon become a reality following a decision by Congress to approve reforms to the country's criminal code, reports the Inter American Press Association (IAPA).

TAKE ACTION! ARGENTINA: SEND A LETTER TO SUPPORT ACCESS TO INFORMATION LAW

9 November 2004

Free Expression Seminars Offered for Bolivian, Ecuadorian Journalists

9 November 2004

IWPR Launches Africa Media Project

9 November 2004

BANGLADESHI WRITER WINS UNESCO MADANJEET SINGH PRIZE

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin has been awarded the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence.

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