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World - Region
7/3/2012 12:45:40 PM
Heavy-handed security, self-censorship, and non-existence of legal protection represent huge barriers for South Sudanese journalists who encountered several rights violations in the world's newest nation

Egypt - Politics
6/11/2012 7:15:39 PM
Journalists' Syndicate members storm out of meeting with Islamist-dominated upper house protesting manipulation of state-media appointments; FJP spokesman defends council

World - International
5/3/2012 4:06:22 PM
Kosovar newspapers, websites launch one-day boycott of govt-related news to protest new criminal code that critics say violates press freedoms

Business - Economy
5/2/2012 11:26:40 AM
More than 6,200 Spanish journalists have lost their jobs since late 2008, says press association, calling it the 'most severe situation' in the sector's history

Egypt - Politics
5/1/2012 11:50:21 AM
Freedom House's annual survey of freedom of the press found that for the first time in 8 years global media freedom did not decline, although several democracies were degraded for clampdowns on protest coverage

World - Region
4/23/2012 7:01:44 PM
Military prosecutors charge website editor Jamal Muhtaseb with anti-regime incitement over graft report

Opinion -
3/18/2012 8:38:50 PM
The press has a great responsibility in providing a platform for all opinions, which is how it earns the protections of the law on press freedoms

World - Region
2/20/2012 6:54:13 PM
Sudanese security agents confiscate Monday edition of Islamist-leaning al-Tayar paper before distribution

Egypt - Politics
1/25/2012 12:24:27 PM
Despite a revolution and democratic elections, Egypt drops 39 places to 166 in Reporters Without Borders global press freedom index

World - Region
1/25/2012 11:03:48 AM
Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) index gives Syria, Bahrain and Yemen the worst press freedom rankings for 2011 because of strict control of news and information maintained by ‘totalitarian and repressive regimes’

World - International
12/8/2011 11:49:01 AM
Committee to Protect Journalists says jailing of reporters reached a 15-year high as of 1 December, with the largest number languishing in Iranian prisons

World - International
11/25/2011 5:03:20 PM
Head of Euro Parliament questions Turkey's press freedoms, citing imprisonment of journalists as an obstacle for democratic change

World - International
11/24/2011 6:38:15 PM
South Africa's labour federation works towards challenging a bill recently passes by the ruling African National Congress aiming to protect state secrets and is suspected to limit press freedom

Egypt - Politics
10/26/2011 6:45:32 PM
In a key moment for press freedom in Egypt, thousands vote in what is believed to be the first free elections in the press union

World - Region
8/7/2011 11:37:22 AM
In the latest wave of tightening press freedom in Sudan, Al-Ahdath newspaper is barred from distribution

World - Region
7/16/2011 5:07:38 PM
Clinton spoke about Turkey's potential as a model for Arab states now undergoing democratic transition, but was concerned about threats to press freedom

World - Region
6/27/2011 4:27:57 PM
Tel-Aviv recants on intention to use force against foreign journalists covering the Gaza-bound flotilla after rights groups condemn move as a violation of press freedoms

World - Region
6/16/2011 3:44:37 PM
AFP head Emmanuel Hoog slams accusations of subversive reporting after the agency's Amman office is attacked and vandalised

Egypt - Politics
5/5/2011 2:54:55 PM
Wael Ghonim, the Egyptian Google exec who initiated the call for demonstrations through social media, wins freedom prize from Reporters Without Borders

Egypt - Politics
5/3/2011 3:04:12 PM

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