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3 May 2017 |

Sudan's silent warzones

Sudan's silent warzones Being a foreign correspondent in Sudan's conflict zones is challenging. But that's nothing compared with what local Sudanese journalists face.
2 May 2017 |

Is Dawit Isaak alive?

Is Dawit Isaak alive? That's the question 33 NGOs are asking Eritrea this World Press Freedom Day, after the Cano prize-winning journalist remains unheard from since 2005.
2 May 2017 |

Venezuela: IAPA deeply concerned at increase in violence

Venezuela: IAPA deeply concerned at increase in violence 29 people have died and 106 press workers were attacked, arrested, robbed and assaulted during news coverage of the protests in Venezuela.
2 May 2017 |

Outdated laws and limited, expensive internet access slow Cuba's progress

Outdated laws and limited, expensive internet access slow Cuba's progress The energized press scene in Cuba contrasts with the island nation's restrictive legal framework, which curbs freedom of speech under the guise of protecting the "independence or territorial integrity of the state."
2 May 2017 |

A letter to the world's biggest jailer of journalists

A letter to the world's biggest jailer of journalists During World Press Freedom Day, IFEX lets Turkey know that becoming the world's biggest jailer of journalists is not an accomplishment to be proud of.
2 May 2017 |

Cameroon: RFI reporter Ahmed Abba given 10-year prison sentence

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the ten year prison sentence issued to Ahmed Abba, a Hausa-language reporter for Radio France Internationale, by Yaoundé military court.
2 May 2017 |

Iran frees Issa Saharkhiz then sentences him to one year in jail

Iran frees Issa Saharkhiz then sentences him to one year in jail The one year sentence was handed down the day after Saharkhiz was released from jail on a separate charge, according to the journalist's son and his lawyer.
1 May 2017 |

Let media council address free speech concerns, Samoa police urged

Let media council address free speech concerns, Samoa police urged Samoa police must stop abusing their powers and let the national media council address free speech concerns, says regional media watchdog the Pacific Freedom Forum, PFF.
1 May 2017 |

Thailand: Draft media law threatens news reporting

Thailand: Draft media law threatens news reporting The misnamed media rights and freedom law is the junta's latest attempt to increase government interference and control of any independent news reporting in Thailand.
1 May 2017 |

A faltering continent

A faltering continent With mounting activist deaths, legal actions against media and a tightening lock on public information, this WPFD is not one for celebrations in the Americas.
1 May 2017 |

The cruellest month

The cruellest month Turkey's referendum, Chechnya's LGBTQI+ persecutions, Hungary's education system, European bribery, Belarus press attacks. At least in Europe, T.S. Elliot was right: April is the cruellest month.
29 April 2017 |

Violence against Macedonia's journalists must stop

Violence against Macedonia's journalists must stop From the beginning of 2016 until yesterday at least 21 attacks against journalists in Macedonia have been registered by the Association of Journalists of Macedonia (ZNM), out of a total of several dozens within the last years.
28 April 2017 |

Kashmir blocks Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp

Kashmir blocks Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp A move to censor an unprecedented number of social media platforms is not only unlikely to stop dissent, it may also presage more sweeping censorship to traditional media in India.
28 April 2017 |

Bahrain's campaign of reprisals ahead of UPR

Bahrain's campaign of reprisals ahead of UPR
What do you do when the world is about to assess your human rights record? If you are Bahrain, you jail activists, human rights defenders, journalists and lawyers, of course.
28 April 2017 |

Journalists persecuted for reporting on Barrick Gold

Journalists persecuted for reporting on Barrick Gold A subsidiary of Canada's Barrick Gold is once again embroiled in a free expression controversy. This time over threats to journalists who reported on mining issues.
28 April 2017 |

Trial of 29 Turkish journalists resumes, more mass trials on their way

Trial of 29 Turkish journalists resumes, more mass trials on their way The trial of 29 journalists resumed today in Istanbul after a one-month break. The release of 21 of them, held since last summer, was blocked at the last minute. Indictments are in the process of being issued against dozens of other detained journalists, heralding more mass trials.
28 April 2017 |

Eskinder Nega named press freedom hero ahead of WPFD

Eskinder Nega named press freedom hero ahead of WPFD Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega, imprisoned since 2011, has been named IPI's 69th World Press Freedom Hero.
28 April 2017 |

It's not just Trump

It's not just Trump Yes, the new US President has shown much animosity towards critical media. But he is far from the only one in a country where journalists are increasingly becoming targets.
28 April 2017 |

Free press: Still worth defending?

Free press: Still worth defending? As IFEX enters its 25th year, Executive Director Annie Game asks: Is freedom of the press still worth defending? More than ever, the answer will not surprise you.
28 April 2017 |

Cambodia: Use anniversary of rights defenders' arrest to "FreeThe5KH"

Cambodia: Use anniversary of rights defenders' arrest to The Cambodian government should immediately release the Khmer Five, human rights defenders who have spent a year in prison on politically motivated charges.


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