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6 September 2016 |

Indonesian Air Force involved in alleged assault on journalists

Three local journalists were covering a protest in Medan over the blocking of access to disputed land by the Indonesian Air Force when violence broke out between residents and Air Force personnel.
5 September 2016 |

Political party workers attack media houses in Karachi

Political party workers attack media houses in Karachi Three TV cameramen covering a protest by the MQM political party in Karachi, Pakistan were injured when protesters turned violent.
2 September 2016 |

Venezuela WILL be heard

Venezuela WILL be heard How did hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans manage to make their voices heard despite shut down subways, threats and journalist visa denials?
2 September 2016 |

Demonstrations subject to increasing interference, restrictions by Cambodian authorities

Demonstrations subject to increasing interference, restrictions by Cambodian authorities Events at recent demonstrations and protests indicate that the fundamental freedoms of expression and assembly in Cambodia are facing ever-greater interference and restriction at the hands of local and national authorities.
2 September 2016 |

Dangerous pursuit: In India, journalists who cover corruption may pay with their lives

Dangerous pursuit: In India, journalists who cover corruption may pay with their lives The cases of Jagendra Singh, Umesh Rajput, and Akshay Singh show how small-town journalists face greater risk in their reporting than those from larger outlets, and how India's culture of impunity is leaving the country’s press vulnerable to threats and attacks.
2 September 2016 |

Support PEN International's call for protection of Mexican Journalist Noe Zavaleta

Support PEN International's call for protection of Mexican Journalist Noe Zavaleta Join PEN International in calling on Mexican authorities to protect journalist and author Noe Zavaleta and investigate threats against him immediately.
1 September 2016 |

Turkey: Charges must be dropped in high-profile trial of journalists following failed coup

On 2 September, the first hearing will take place in a trial concerning 5 Taraf journalists. The trial is believed to be politically motivated and the government is being asked to drop all charges against the accused.
1 September 2016 |

International journalists denied entry to Venezuela before 1 September protest

International journalists denied entry to Venezuela before 1 September protest Authorities in Venezuela denied entry to at least six journalists, including CPJ Andes correspondent John Otis, who were traveling to the country to cover a protest demanding a recall referendum on President Nicolás Maduro.
1 September 2016 |

Afghan security forces assault reporters, detain activists

Afghan authorities should urgently investigate allegations that security forces physically assaulted and detained journalists after violence broke out during a protest in central Bamiyan province.
31 August 2016 |

Prisoners inside the state: Bahrain grounds Nedal Al-Salman from traveling to UN

Prisoners inside the state: Bahrain grounds Nedal Al-Salman from traveling to UN IFEX member Nedal Al-Salman latest human rights defender prevented from leaving Bahrain by arbitrary travel ban.
31 August 2016 |

Newspaper offices shot at and vandalized in Venezuela

At around 2 a.m. on 30 August, excrement and homemade explosives were thrown at the Caracas offices of the Venezuelan daily El Nacional. The attack comes less than a week after a separate incident in which unidentified assailants shot at the façade of Diario de los Andes.
31 August 2016 |

Gag orders make Jordan's journalists skeptical of reform

Gag orders make Jordan's journalists skeptical of reform Just this week, the Media Commission, the government agency responsible for enforcing press laws and regulations, issued a memo to news outlets stating that no news can be published about the king or the royal family unless it has been sent by the media unit of the royal court.
31 August 2016 |

Kosovo broadcasting chief should receive protection after attack

Kosovo broadcasting chief should receive protection after attack Reporters Without Borders condemns a bomb attack on the home of Mentor Shala, the head of public radio and TV broadcaster RTK – the second attack of this kind targeting RTK in less than a week.
31 August 2016 |

Breakthrough for press freedom as Burma set to repeal Emergency Law

Breakthrough for press freedom as Burma set to repeal Emergency Law IFJ and SEAJU welcome a new bill put forward by the Burmese government to repeal the draconian Emergency Provisions Act (1950).
31 August 2016 |

Algeria's Facebook lament

After a Facebook poem lands an Algerian journalist in jail for two years, is anyone's free speech safe in Algeria?
30 August 2016 |

Honduran reporter convicted of criminal defamation

If his recent conviction on defamation charges is upheld on appeal, TV reporter Ariel Armando D'Vicente faces three years in prison and a three-year ban on practicing journalism.
30 August 2016 |

Erdoğan vs. Erdoğan

Erdoğan vs. Erdoğan Aslı Erdoğan has had to endure solitary confinement, sleeping on a urinated bed, and lack of water and medicines. Just one more in the growing list of abuses against writers and journalists in Recep Erdoğan's post attempted coup Turkey.
30 August 2016 |

Chief Ebrima Manneh: Remembering the disappeared

Chief Ebrima Manneh: Remembering the disappeared On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the MFWA remembers a disappeared Gambian journalist.
30 August 2016 |

Mexican reporter wounded in Veracruz shooting

Mexican reporter wounded in Veracruz shooting Authorities in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz should credibly investigate a shooting attack against freelance journalist Lucia López Castillo and bring those responsible to justice.
29 August 2016 |

Former paramilitary members denied alternative justice in Jineth Bedoya case

Former paramilitary members denied alternative justice in Jineth Bedoya case FLIP views the ruling as appropriate, establishing drastic consequences for those who disregard the rights of victims and fail to comply with the Justice and Peace principles


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