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The Press and Publication Workers' Organization obstructed the printing and dissemination of the "Kantipur" and "Kathmandu Post" dailies for two days.
While welcoming freelance journalist Xiang Nanfu's release, RWB calls on the European Council to sanction state-owned CCTV13's executives for violating his right to a fair trial by broadcasting his forced confession in order to incriminate him.
Gonzalo Ruiz, a correspondent for Colombian news channel NTN24, was assaulted and briefly detained by National Bolivarian Police officers while covering a confrontation between students and police in San Cristóbal.
Bassirou Faye was shot dead by an unidentified policeman as he was trying to escape his student residence, after police reportedly stormed the building. Faye had not taken part in the demonstrations, reports say.
The IFJ and the Bangladesh Manobodhikari Sambadhik Forum strongly condemned an attack on a senior journalist in Barisal city amid a climate of declining safety for media workers in Bangladesh.
Twelve news and information providers are currently detained in Bahrain. Many of them are photographers or cameramen, who have been repeatedly targeted by the authorities since the start of the unrest in Bahrain in 2011.
Rabiullah Robi, editor of a daily newspaper, has been held for two days without charge following the publication of an article on abuse of authority by a Bangladeshi official.
U Sein Than, who was charged in May 2014 as the leader of a protest camp, was sentenced to four months imprisonment with hard labour for what the Burmese authorities determined was an unauthorised protest held before his original May 21 court hearing.
Matthew Rosenberg was ordered to leave Afghanistan after being questioned about an article suggesting government officials were discussing forming an interim government as a possible resolution to the electoral crisis.
Francisco Armada, the Poder Popular
minister of health, has accused several private media outlets of leading a national destabilization campaign through their coverage of the Chikungunya virus and the supply of anti-retroviral drugs.
The chairman of Shabelle Media Network and the director of SkyFM have been detained in the National Intelligence and Security Agency's underground prison, a place where suspected terrorists are being kept.
Through the Islamic State's repeated targeting of journalists, the group has proven to be one of the most dangerous forces for the press across the region.
As Azerbaijan continues to chair the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers, authorities have arrested several civil society leaders and forced human rights NGOs to suspend their operations.
IFJ joins its affiliate the Indian Union of Journalists in calling on the government to hold wide-ranging discussions with all media stakeholders and civil society leaders on the amendments to the Press Council of India (PCI) Act and other recommendations put forward by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
Thailand's military junta first put a chokehold on TV, radio, newspapers and the internet, and now they're going after the theater arts. Since the military coup, the authorities have clamped down on any speech they find objectionable, including what they deem is critical of the monarchy, says HRW.
A group of around 30 environmental activists who had organised a ride to raise awareness about a planned hydropower dam were blocked by security forces. CCHR reminds the authorities that no "permission" is required under Cambodian law to hold peaceful assemblies.
Ewa Wojciak, director of Poland’s Theatre of the Eighth Day, was fired by Poznan mayor Ryszard Grobelny on 28 July. His administration oversees culture and arts in the city, including Wojciak’s subversive and anti-establishment theatre group.
In a video posted online, the Al-Qaeda splinter group Islamic State claimed to have executed Foley, saying the act was retribution for U.S. military intervention in Iraq.
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An appeal for Catholic newspaper "The Herald" to be allowed to print the word Allah in its Malaysian-language edition has been turned down.