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15 March 2017 |

Palestinian security forces attack journalists during Ramallah protests

Palestinian security forces attack journalists during Ramallah protests At least four journalists were assaulted by police officers with cudgels despite the fact that all journalists were previously identified by police and were known to security forces.
15 March 2017 |

Tabloid columnist gunned down in Masbate, Philippines

Tabloid columnist gunned down in Masbate, Philippines If proven work-related, the killing of tabloid columnist Joaquin Briones would be the 154th case of a journalist killed in the Philippines in the line of duty since 1986.
15 March 2017 |

Somali cameraman wounded in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Somali cameraman wounded in Mogadishu car bomb attack Abdihamid Mohamed Osman, a Somali cameraman and video editor with Universal TV, was seriously wounded on 12 March 2017 when a bomb attached to his car exploded in Mogadishu’s Hamar-weyne district while heading to work
15 March 2017 |

At UNHRC, rights groups highlight deterioration of media freedom in Turkey

At UNHRC, rights groups highlight deterioration of media freedom in Turkey Over 70 rights and expression organisations worldwide entreated the UN Human Rights Council's 34th session to call on Turkey to take immediate steps to address the ongoing free expression crisis in the country.
14 March 2017 |

Remembering Rodolfo Walsh, Argentinian writer and revolutionary

Remembering Rodolfo Walsh, Argentinian writer and revolutionary On the 40th anniversary of Rodolfo Walsh’s murder in Argentina, one of his alleged killers is still awaiting extradition from Brazil.
14 March 2017 |

One killed, dozens injured during protest against fuel prices in Togo

One killed, dozens injured during protest against fuel prices in Togo Attempts by gendarmes in Togo to disperse thousands of taxi and commercial motorcycle drivers who were demonstrating against fuel price increases in Lomé left one person dead and several others injured.
14 March 2017 |

Journalists face intimidation in Colombia and Mexico, online portal subjected to cyber attack in Venezuela

Journalists face intimidation in Colombia and Mexico, online portal subjected to cyber attack in Venezuela In Cauca, Colombia, three journalists of the Cali newspaper El País were approached and intimidated by two armed men who identified themselves as members of the National Liberation Army (ELN).
14 March 2017 |

Paraguay: Court must consider freedom of speech in gender-based online abuse case

Paraguay: Court must consider freedom of speech in gender-based online abuse case ARTICLE 19 calls on the Juvenile Court of Paraguay to consider international standards on free expression, in the case of a small human rights organisation, TEDIC.
14 March 2017 |

Journalists dissatisfied with Ugandan police officer's sentence

Journalists dissatisfied with Ugandan police officer's sentence A former police commander is ordered to pay $282 to a journalist he assaulted, leaving many Ugandan journalists feeling like justice was not served.
13 March 2017 |

Bahrain targets families of exiled, jailed activists as form of intimidation

Bahrain targets families of exiled, jailed activists as form of intimidation As if exile and jail were not enough, Bahrain's government is using an even crueller form of punishment to intimidate activists and stop internal dissent.
13 March 2017 |

Cover at your own risk

Cover at your own risk Protests are taking place in Babruysk, Orsha and Rahachou. If you haven't heard about it, Belarus's plan against journalists covering these protests is going just according to plan.
13 March 2017 |

Journalist severely beaten in Albania

Journalist severely beaten in Albania After being severely beaten, Albanian journalist Elvi Fundo wrote on his Facebook page that the assault was "not a political act, but a crime [carried out] by corrupt media clans with ties to the drug mafia," but did not elaborate.
13 March 2017 |

The sex and censorship debate

The sex and censorship debate Feminism and sex often get movies censored in India. And that's a storyline many Indian filmmakers and audiences are no longer willing to support.
10 March 2017 |

Online abuse of Hungarian journalists ubiquitous, study finds

Online abuse of Hungarian journalists ubiquitous, study finds The online harassment of journalists in Hungary adds a new dimension to the country's overall state of freedom of expression, according to a new IPI report.
10 March 2017 |

Muzzling the muscle: Military police silenced in Brazil

Muzzling the muscle: Military police silenced in Brazil Brazil's 436,000 military police have severe legal restrictions on their free speech. In a country with 60,000 killings a year, that's a deadly problem.
10 March 2017 |

Draft bill sparks concern over state interference in media content

Draft bill sparks concern over state interference in media content IAPA has condemned a legislative draft bill that seeks to oblige privately-owned news media to circulate educational and cultural messages.
10 March 2017 |

Canada: Not so friendly to journalists

Canada: Not so friendly to journalists It may be 2017, but covering an indigenous occupation over a hydroelectric plant can still get a journalist charged by police in Canada.
10 March 2017 |

Can privacy help you challenge the patriarchy?

Can privacy help you challenge the patriarchy? Data and technology don't have a gender. But how they are used can exacerbate inequalities. Unless...
9 March 2017 |

Journalists repeatedly attacked in Macedonian political crisis

Journalists repeatedly attacked in Macedonian political crisis RSF condemns the many attacks against Macedonian journalists at demonstrations in the capital Skopje and provincial cities in recent weeks and urges the authorities to shed light on the violence.
9 March 2017 |

Canadian government rejects improvements to national security oversight

Canadian government rejects improvements to national security oversight CJFE is disappointed by the federal government’s decision to reject changes made by the House of Commons Public Safety Committee to Bill C-22, an act to establish a National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians.


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