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14 October 2014 |

One year after U.S. press freedom report, little has changed between Obama and press

One year after U.S. press freedom report, little has changed between Obama and press In May, a CPJ blog post looked at what had changed in the seven months since CPJ's first comprehensive report on press freedom in the United States. The answer then, as it is now, was not much.
14 October 2014 |

Somali TV director shot and wounded while leaving house

Somali TV director shot and wounded while leaving house Abdirisak Jama Elmi was attacked when he was leaving his house in the Howl-Wadag district of Mogadishu. Elmi was hit by three bullets on the back and stomach, and is receiving treatment at Mogadishu’s Madina hospital.
14 October 2014 |

Hong Kong: Occupy Central and the fight for information freedom

Hong Kong: Occupy Central and the fight for information freedom As large-scale demonstrations grip Hong Kong, Reporters Without Borders summarizes the state of information freedom in the city.
14 October 2014 |

Investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova faces travel ban, defamation charges in Azerbaijan

The criminal defamation lawsuit brought against Khadija Ismayilova in a private prosecution case, the accusations of treason published in the pro-government media and her recent detention at the Baku Airport are clear indicators that her arrest may be imminent.
14 October 2014 |

Kurdish newspaper distributor gunned down in southeastern Turkey

Kadri Bagdu was distributing newspapers free of charge on the street in Seyhan when he was shot five times by two individuals on a motorcycle who then sped away.
14 October 2014 |

Journalist refuses to quit, is forcefully removed from newspaper premises in Venezuela

Journalist Odell López said the motive for her dismissal could be related to her stance as an advocate for freedom of press.
14 October 2014 |

Azerbaijan: Independent groups face funding limits as international coalition responds to crackdown

Azerbaijan: Independent groups face funding limits as international coalition responds to crackdown Draft amendments to limit funding of independent groups come as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is to decide at a board meeting what action to take on Azerbaijan’s membership in response to its intensifying crackdown.
14 October 2014 |

Support It! Bring on celebrities that can help your cause

Support It! Bring on celebrities that can help your cause Check out the IFEX Campaign Toolkit to learn how to harness celebrity support for your campaign!
14 October 2014 |

Seven women rights defenders on trial in Egypt

Seven women rights defenders on trial in Egypt In the lead-up to the trial of seven Egyptian women human rights defenders, over 220 women’s and human rights organizations representing nearly 70 countries issued a statement demanding their immediate release.
14 October 2014 |

ISIS kills two Iraqi journalists in two days

ISIS kills two Iraqi journalists in two days The latest victim, a news agency reporter, was shot several times in the head in Mosul.
13 October 2014 |

Turkish judiciary called upon to drop charges against German photojournalists

Turkish judiciary called upon to drop charges against German photojournalists Björn Kietzmann, Chris Grodotzki and Ruben Neugebauer were arrested on 11 October 2014 in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey. They had been reporting on the protests against the jihadi group Islamic State’s (IS) attacks on the Kurdish city of Kobane in neighbouring Syria.
10 October 2014 |

Bolivia's president and state-run TV skip presidential election debate

Rather than operate as a public service channel, critics told the Committee to Protect Journalists, Bolivia TV has morphed into a highly partisan propaganda tool for Morales's left-wing government.
10 October 2014 |

Youth and student unions vow to free arrested Burmese activist

Burmese activist Ma Phyu Hnin Htwe faces prosecution accused of participating in the unlawful detention of two Chinese citizens, employees of the Wenbao Company that runs the controversial copper mine in Letpadaung. The mine has been the site of clashes with local people over alleged issues of land confiscation, threats to locals' health and the environment.
10 October 2014 |

Proposed amendments to Canada’s copyright law threaten press freedom

Proposed amendments to Canada’s copyright law threaten press freedom Recently proposed amendments to Canada’s copyright law, that would allow news footage to be used in political advertisements, present a serious threat the integrity of Canadian news media, says Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.
10 October 2014 |

Youth minister threatens to dismiss University of Zambia radio staff

Youth minister threatens to dismiss University of Zambia radio staff Youth and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili has threatened to dismiss reporters at UNZA Radio, and has accused them of being sponsored by his enemies.
10 October 2014 |

Filipino journalist threatened after dispute with Vice Governor

Journalist Rommel Ramos requested a security detail from the Philippine National Police after receiving death threats following a misunderstanding with the Vice Governor of Bulacan.
10 October 2014 |

Pioneering research launched on tech driven violence against women in Pakistan

Technology based violence is exposing women to the entire spectrum of conceivable harms in Pakistan, says a Bytes for All research report. The report also highlights the negative impact created by the lack of a cybercrime law.
10 October 2014 |

Japanese reporter charged with defamation in South Korea

Japanese journalist Tatsuya Kato was charged with criminal defamation for a story that criticised the behavior of South Korean President Park Geun-hye during the Sewol ferry disaster in April 2014.
10 October 2014 |

Azerbaijani political analyst Arzu Geybullayeva threatened on social media

Azerbaijani political analyst Arzu Geybullayeva threatened on social media Arzu Geybullayeva is being subjected to a growing campaign of intimidation for working for the Istanbul-based Armenian newspaper Agos. She has faced an increasing number of threats on social media following an interview with the Azerbaijani news site modern.az.
10 October 2014 |

Mexican reporter abducted for several hours for planning to cover peace march

Reporter Miguel Ortega Bonilla is requesting protection for himself and his family after being threatened and abducted for several hours on 5 October in Teziutlán, as he was about to cover a peace march in a neighbouring town.


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