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Tag: Freedom of Press

October 15, 2019

Turkey: Syrian Journalist Al-Arabiy...

Syrian journalist exiled in Turkey is at risk of being deported for trying to cover Turkish military operations in northern Syria. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) denounces this measure, a real obstacle to the right to inform, and asks that he be allowed to work freely

October 13, 2019

New Assassination of Journalist in ...

The journalist Nehemiah Joseph was murdered on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the city of Mirebalais (center of the country). This is the second journalist killed this year in Haiti. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is extremely concerned by the intensification of attacks on the press in this country and calls on the authorities to strengthen the protection of journalists throughout the country

October 11, 2019

Hong Kong Becoming Conflict Zone fo...

In Hong Kong, journalists covering the increasingly violent pro-democracy demonstrations have been injured by police action and sometimes assaulted by protesters

October 10, 2019

Tanzania’s Press Freedoms Und...

Journalists say they are arrested for criticizing government, which denies crackdown and argues laws prevent media abuse

October 9, 2019

Turkey’s Internet Regulation ...

In Turkey, new controls regulating internet broadcasting have come into force. The government says all broadcasters need to abide by the same rules, but critics claim the new measures are an attempt to silence the last platform for independent journalism

October 8, 2019

Detention of Amadou Vamoulké in Ca...

More than three years after his arrest, and without the prospect of a quick resolution of his situation on the judicial front, Amadou Vamoulké has seen his health deteriorate in recent weeks. Two medical reports, one by the central hospital of Yaounde and the other by the American hospital in Paris, clearly indicate that the journalist must undergo examinations and treatments that can not be carried out on the spot. RSF continues to request medical evacuation

October 7, 2019

One of Nicaragua’s Oldest New...

El Nuevo Diario,” one of Nicaragua’s oldest newspapers is shutting down, after close to 40 years of printing and informing Nicaraguans. Newspaper executives reported they closed due to economic circumstances and challenging times for journalists in the Central American country

October 5, 2019

Hong Kong: Journalist Loses Eyes Wi...

A journalist lost her sight in the right eye after being hit by a defensive bullet fired by Hong Kong police. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) once again urges the authorities to guarantee the safety of journalists

September 27, 2019

Egypt: Wave of Arrests of Journalis...

Three journalists have already appeared and are now in pretrial detention: Nasser Abdel Hafiz , of Akhbar El-Yom newspaper , Sayed Abdellah , who covered the mobilizations in Suez, including Al Jazeera , and published real-time information on his Facebook account ( today disabled), and Khaled Dawoud ( Al-Ahram ). The first was arrested on September 20 while he was in Tahrir Square

September 23, 2019

The Independence of the Bulgarian P...

Known for her uncompromising interviews and pressing questions at the microphone of the Bulgarian national radio BNR where she has been employed for 26 years, the journalist Silvia Velikova was withdrawn the presentation of her show the next morning and without notice on 12 September latest

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