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Four Bloggers Killed Since February (September 09, 2015) by Shameema Rahman

In less than eight months, four bloggers who were considered to be non-religious in their writings ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Journalist on Trial (August 13, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On August 7, 2015, the case of Khadija Ismayilova, a reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Azerbaijan

Press Council Revival Controversial (July 16, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On July 2, 2015, Sri Lanka's government announced that the Press Council, which had given authorities ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

Federal Supreme Court Authorizes Unauthorized Biographies (June 17, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On June 10, 2015, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court unanimously decided that it is unconstitutional to ...

Topic: Civil code; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Comedian Condemned for Hate Speech and Condoning Terrorism (March 26, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

The controversial French comedian Dieudonné M'Bala M'Bala, known simply as Dieudonné, has been the subject of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press; Terrorism
Jurisdiction: France

Proposed Amendment to Media Law (February 04, 2015) by Constance Johnson

According to a January 30, 2015, report, Kyrgyzstan is considering amendments to its media legislation that ...

Topic: Communications; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)

Al Jazeera Journalists Deported (February 04, 2015) by George Sadek

On January 31, 2015, the Egyptian authorities deported two foreign journalists who had been imprisoned for ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Court of Cassation Accepted Petition from Al Jazeera Journalists (January 08, 2015) by George Sadek

On January 1, 2015, the Court of Cassation, the highest judicial body in the Egyptian court ...

Topic: Criminal procedure; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Draft Law Banning Publishing of Information Concerning the Armed Forces (November 19, 2014) by George Sadek

On November 6, 2014, the legislative department of the State Council of Egypt (a judicial organ) ...

Topic: Arms control and nonproliferation; Freedom of information; Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press; Internet
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Newspaper Editor Charged over Ebola Story (August 19, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Felix N'Zale, editor of the Senegalese newspaper La Tribune, has been detained by the Senegal police ...

Topic: Freedom of the press; Public health
Jurisdiction: Senegal

Controversial Legislation on the Media Under Consideration (December 06, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Two controversial bills with similar provisions on the control of the media are at different stages ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Controversial Internet Decree in Effect (September 06, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Vietnamese government adopted the Decree on Management, Provision, and Use of Internet Services and Information ...

Topic: Communications; Freedom of speech; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Vietnam

Call for Amendment of Controversial Press Bill (August 28, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

After a discussion held on August 23, 2013, the Bill Committee of the Upper House of ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Burma

Council of State Reverses Government (June 20, 2013) by Theresa Papademetriou

On June 17, 2013, the Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, ordered the re-opening of ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Greece

New Media Law on President (May 28, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press; Freedom of information
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Journalist Imprisoned (May 21, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On May 6, 2013, Eric Topona, the General Secretary of Chad's Union of Journalists, was arrested ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Chad

Journalist Sentenced for Article Deemed Divisive (April 04, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Rwanda's High Court recently confirmed the lower court sentence of a newspaper editor to one year ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Rwanda

Draft Publishing Law Criticized (March 07, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Burma is now considering a draft of a new law on publishing, designed to replace the ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Burma

Activist to File Complaint (February 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On February 21, 2013, Jason Chao was arrested by the police in Macau, together with activists ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Macau; U.N. Human Rights Council

Newspaper Staff Members Arrested (February 05, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On January 18, 2013, three senior administrators at Gambia's Daily Observer newspaper were arrested ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Gambia

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Last updated: September 09, 2015