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28 September 2016 |

Nahed Hattar's assassination exposes Jordan's dark side

Nahed Hattar's assassination exposes Jordan's dark side The assassination of a controversial writer charged with "insulting Islam" over a cartoon he shared on Facebook hints at much deeper issues than a lone-wolf shooter.
15 September 2016 |

IFEX urges Canadian government to call for Nabeel Rajab's release

IFEX urges Canadian government to call for Nabeel Rajab's release IFEX joins 21 rights groups in urging 50 governments to "speak out on Bahrain’s continued misuse of the judicial system to harass and silence human rights defenders, through charges that violate freedom of expression."
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.
12 August 2016 |

How governments chip away at rights defenders' freedom and spirit

How governments chip away at rights defenders' freedom and spirit Jail sentences, torture and disappearances make the headlines. But, as rights defenders in Bahrain, Egypt and Turkey have found out, other forms of harassment can leave deep scars too.
11 December 2015 |

Syria's anonymous collectives: AbouNaddara

Syria's anonymous collectives: AbouNaddara This is part four of a four-part series on the men and women illuminating some of Syria's darkest regions, often at grave personal risk.
8 December 2015 |

Syria's anonymous collectives: Documenting life amidst the chaos

Syria's anonymous collectives: Documenting life amidst the chaos In this four-part series on the men and women illuminating Syria's darkest regions, IFEX speaks to individuals working with four independent Syrian collectives operating anonymously inside the war-torn country to find out what motivates them to keep going despite the grave and often, fatal, risks involved.
7 December 2015 |

Syria's anonymous collectives: Radio Rozana

Syria's anonymous collectives: Radio Rozana This is part three of a four-part series on the men and women illuminating some of Syria's darkest regions, often at grave personal risk.
1 December 2015 |

Syria's anonymous collectives: Eye on the Homeland

Syria's anonymous collectives: Eye on the Homeland This is part two of a four-part series on the men and women illuminating some of Syria's darkest regions, often at grave personal risk.
27 November 2015 |

Syria's anonymous collectives: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently

Syria's anonymous collectives: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently This is the first instalment in a four-part series on the men and women illuminating some of Syria's darkest regions, often at grave personal risk.
16 September 2015 |

Iraq's anti-corruption protests marred by wave of murders

Iraq's anti-corruption protests marred by wave of murders Several Iraqi provinces have witnessed the violent deaths of political activists and tribal leaders supportive of Iraq’s nation-wide anti-corruption protests. Undaunted by the killings and the government's apparent inability or unwillingness to respond to them, protesters have vowed to keep demonstrating until their demands are met.
18 February 2015 |

Fighting words: Taking on ISIS in the digital sphere

Fighting words: Taking on ISIS in the digital sphere ISIS has been steadily strengthening its grip on social media and using the Internet for recruitment and to spread propaganda. These are strong weapons in any war. So who is fighting back?
6 June 2013 |

Saba'aneh the cartoonist's pen breaks out of prison

Saba'aneh the cartoonist's pen breaks out of prison Despite his imprisonment, cartoonist Mohamed Saba’aneh continues to speak out for Palestinians with his art.
7 March 2013 |

Audio: How Syria's conflict has changed the rules for freelancers

Audio: How Syria's conflict has changed the rules for freelancers The implications of the decision by The Sunday Times to refuse all work out of Syria offered by freelancers.
2 February 2013 |

No free media with military censorship

No free media with military censorship IFEX member the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms responds to David Swick's piece about the challenges of reporting on Israeli-Palestinian relations.
20 December 2012 |

The ups and downs of writing about Palestine and Israel… from North America

The ups and downs of writing about Palestine and Israel… from North America Journalism ethics professor David Swick offers advice to journalists wanting to cover a topic that engenders passionate disagreement and charges of biased reporting.
20 December 2012 |

Video: Rami Jarrah on the rise of citizen journalism in Syria

Citizen journalist Rami Jarrah talks about why he risked his life to document a brutal government crackdown in Syria.
20 June 2012 |

Authorities arrest dozens of protesters, writers

Authorities have arrested at least 22 protesters and nine activists and writers since late May, in what the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) has called "the largest [crackdown] in months that has reached prominent members of the opposition and journalists."
13 June 2012 |

Citizen journalists bear human cost of uprising

Five citizen journalists were killed in two days in Syria last month, cementing the country's position as the world's worst for journalists in 2012, say the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the International Press Institute (IPI) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
30 May 2012 |

Authorities use deportation to quell dissent

Authorities use deportation to quell dissent One of the "UAE 5" activists who spent seven months in jail last year after posting anti-government statements is allegedly set to be deported to the Comoros Islands, a country near Madagascar that he has never visited, report Human Rights Watch and Reporters Without Borders (RSF).
23 May 2012 |

Citizen journalist sentenced to death for giving TV interview

A citizen journalist was sentenced to death last week in Syria after giving a series of interviews to Al Jazeera, report the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF). To help protect sources, CPJ lists four precautions international journalists should take.


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