Alerts - 2011
A division of the Information Ministry warned some newspapers and magazines, including a medical journal, that some articles were culturally inappropriate.
On the morning of June 29, authorities raided the offices of the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0), a coalition of civil society organisations campaigning for electoral reforms, without a warrant. The organisation's materials were confiscated and six staff members and one volunteer were arrested.
Reporter Patience Nyangove and editor Nevanji Madanhire were detained after reporting on the arrest of an aide to the prime minister.
Maryam Majd's arrest was followed by the detention of two other female journalists and activists.
President Rafael Correa recently alleged that the organisation is financed by USAID and made other damaging remarks about the work of NGOs in Ecuador.
Since 22 June, at least 81 persons have been arrested for their support of the movement campaigning for free and fair elections.
Four journalists at the newspaper "Al-Fajr" were acquitted of criminal charges but have been ordered to pay fines amounting to 10,000 pounds.
Alhaji Ismaila Manjang was subjected to a lengthy interrogation on a wide range of issues, including his recent address to students at a graduating ceremony.
The latest threats made direct reference to Cacho's journalism and are evidence of the continuing surveillance and risk she faces, ARTICLE 19 says.
Due to be released on 3 July 2011, Abu Zir al-Amin has instead been transferred to the custody of State Security Prosecution for further investigation.
Ahmed Al Sandawini informed the media about corruption linked to a case of contaminated wheat.
There are concerns for the safety of Mario Sánchez and his family following a number of incidents of threats and intimidation.
Víctor Munive and Junior Meza were assaulted by police officers, who also took Meza's camera and deleted all his photographs of a demonstration in Huancayo.
"We hail the efforts undertaken by the French and Afghan governments, which led to Ghesquière and Taponier and their interpreter being freed safe and sound as a result of negotiation," said RSF.
"The way the TFG and Al-Shabaab media cover the current conflicts degrades the quality, critique and objectiveness of the media they control," said Omar Faruk Osman, NUSOJ Secretary General.
"Israel must ensure that all journalists can report on the flotilla freely and without the threat of confiscation of recordings and equipment," CPJ said.
Mary Luz Avendaño has been reporting on an ongoing turf war between drug trafficking groups and the gangs' links to the police.
The Kelantan state government has barred "Utusan Malaysia" journalists from state assembly proceedings and other official functions.
Avaz Zeynalli claims he was threatened by police chief Agalar Maharramov, following a critical article published in the newspaper "Khural."
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The "Stop Censorship!" movement objected to the Parliament's refusal to comply with this access to information request.