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Indonesian Province of Papua: Two French Journalists Held

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 1:56 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders deplores the detention of French journalists Thomas Dandois and Valentine Bourrat in the Indonesian province of Papua (on the island of New Guinea) since 6 August and calls on the local authorities to release them at once. More >>

Journalist murdered seven months after being threatened

Monday, 24 February 2014, 10:58 am | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders condemns the young journalist Yonni Steven Caicedo ’s fatal shooting by two gunmen in Buenaventura, in the southwestern department of Valle del Cauca, on 19 February. More >>

Rebel fire kills TV journalist travelling with military

Wednesday, 19 February 2014, 12:48 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders is saddened to learn that a TV journalist was fatally injured during the weekend in the eastern province of Nord Kivu when the military truck in which he was travelling was ambushed by members of ADF-NALU, a Ugandan rebel group ... More >>

Call For Well-Known Yemeni Blogger’s Release

Monday, 17 February 2014, 12:13 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders condemns well-known Yemeni human rights activist and blogger Feras Shamsan ’s detention since 1 February, when he was arrested while covering Cairo’s International Book Fair. More >>

Iraq Newspaper bombed after cartoon of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Wednesday, 12 February 2014, 11:29 am | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning’s bomb attack on the downtown Baghdad headquarters of the Al-Sabah Al-Jadid newspaper, five days after it published a much criticized cartoon of Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei. The explosion ... More >>

Journalist who covered illegal fishing beaten to death

Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 11:04 am | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that local newspaper reporter Suon Chan was beaten to death by fishermen outside his home in Peam Chhkork commune, in the central province of Kampong Chhnang, on 1 February, and that his coverage of ... More >>

Ruling on cartoon reveals Communication Law’s dangerous side

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 5:54 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

The Office of the Superintendent of Communication, a post created by the June 2013 communication law , has given cartoonist Xavier Bonilla three days from today to publish a correction of a cartoon deemed to have defamed the government. More >>

Special Session on Central African Republic

Thursday, 23 January 2014, 6:37 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

At a special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday on the situation in Central African Republic, Reporters Without Borders spoke about its impact on media personnel, who have been the victims of threats, physical attacks ... More >>

Two journalists targeted in murder attempts

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 10:49 am | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders is very concerned to learn that two Iraqi TV journalists were badly hurt in targeted attacks in the past eight days. More >>

Countries start signing anti-counterfeiting accord

Saturday, 1 October 2011, 7:27 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Alert / Alerte • INTERNATIONAL: Countries start signing anti-counterfeiting accord that was negotiated secretly • INTERNATIONAL: Rédigé dans la plus grande opacité, l'accord anti-contrefaçon est maintenant soumis à la signature des États More >>

Journalists in 2010: targets and bargaining chips

Tuesday, 4 January 2011, 7:29 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Report / Rapport / Informe • INTERNATIONAL: Journalists in 2010: targets and bargaining chips • INTERNATIONAL: Journalistes en 2010 : cibles et monnaie d'échange • INTERNACIONAL: Los periodistas en 2010 tomados como blanco y moneda de intercambio More >>

Threats To Online Free Expression Seen In Treaty

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 5:53 pm | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders welcomes yesterday's release by the European Commission of the draft Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.In its present form, the draft nonetheless contains a number of provisions that could pose a threat to online free expression. More >>

RSF releases new list of "Internet enemies"

Saturday, 13 March 2010, 11:43 am | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders celebrates World Day Against Cyber Censorship. This event is intended to rally everyone in support of a free Internet, accessible to all.Reporters Without Borders marks the occasion by issuing its latest list of "Enemies of the ... More >>

Sri Lanka: Reporter Missing On Eve Of Election

Thursday, 28 January 2010, 10:07 am | Reporters Sans Frontieres

Reporters Without Borders urges the security forces to assign more personnel to the search for journalist Prageeth Eknaligoda, who went missing last night in Colombo. A senior police official told the press freedom organisation he was too busy with ... More >>

 

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