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Embarrassed by a public outcry about a spate of acid attacks on women in the central city of Isfahan since the start of October, the Iranian authorities have been threatening news media and arresting journalists and netizens.
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Local reports said that a man entered the newsroom of the headquarters of private broadcaster Klan Kosova in Pristina and repeatedly stabbed Milot Hasimja in the head and neck as the journalist sat at his desk.
On the inaugural UN International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, IFEX asks: If killing journalists is killing the messenger, what message are governments sending when their killers get away with it?
Antonio Gamboa Urías was the director of Nueva Prensa
magazine for ten years and had more than 18 years' experience as a journalist. The magazine touches on issues related to corruption and politics in the region of Los Mochis, Sinaloa.
A journalist was attacked by hotel owners over his reports on the sale and distribution of liquor in western Nepal.
The Vietnamese government should immediately cease the ill-treatment, physical and psychological abuse of Dang Xuan Dieu while in arbitrary detention. The activist, who is currently serving one of the longest politically motivated sentences in Vietnam, has been held in solitary confinement and subject to physical and psychological abuse.
Several television news channels went off the air for about six hours in Karachi and other parts of Sindh province after anonymous threats were received.
A joint submission to the UN during Spain's country review emphasises concerns in three areas: defamation, regulation of the audiovisual sector and access to information.
Attacks against human rights defenders and free expression by the Bahraini government have not only increased in frequency and severity, but have enjoyed public support from the ruling elite.
One week before the UN International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, IFEX launches its 2014 campaign
The Media Institute of Southern Africa recently observed the conduct of the media and electoral bodies during Botswana's 2014 parliamentary and local government elections, held on 24 October 2014. The mission found that the media performed well, though there could be improvements.
As Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev visits France, Reporters Without Borders publishes an open letter to French president François Hollande, drawing attention to the desperate state of independent media and journalists in Azerbaijan.
In the wake of the 24 October 2014 shooting on Parliament Hill, Canadian media have been lauded for their calm, nuanced coverage of the events. Enabling the media to keep the public informed—and verify or discredit new information as it was released—prevented panic, and ensured people stayed out of active areas.
Burma's army shot dead freelance reporter Aung Kyaw Naing while the journalist was in military custody, according to news reports. CPJ condemns the journalist's killing, the first in Burma since 2007.
Italian police conducted an identity check on the three men and three women after they held a spontaneous, uncoordinated protest against an anti-gay-marriage group calling itself the Sentinelle in Piedi
, or Standing Sentries, on 29 March in Perugia.
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