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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Belarus: Minsk courts fines Maryna Zolatava for keeping BelTA an independent media outlet

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the heavy fine that a court in Minsk imposed today on Maryna Zolatava, the editor of the leading news website Tut.by. The fine is just one more attempt to intimidate the More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Egypt: Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Shawkan, released after spending over 5 years in prison

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails today’s release of Mahmoud Abou Zeid, the Egyptian photojournalist also known as Shawkan, after more than five and a half years in prison, but deplores that the fact that More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Egypt: NY Times David Kirkpatrick refused entry into Cairo, Ahmed Gamal Zyada arrested over social media remarks

Two journalists have been detained on landing at Cairo airport in the past few weeks. One, a US reporter, was denied entry and put on a flight back to Europe. The other, an Egyptian photojournalist, was imprisoned. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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2018 was a deadly year for journalists, 80 killed, nearly 350 in prison, 60 more are hostages

A total of 80 journalists were killed this year, 348 are currently in prison, and 60 are being held hostage, according to the annual worldwide round-up of deadly violence and abusive treatment of journalists released More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Reporters Without Borders: Radio host Ricardo Welch, aka The Gladiator, murder at his home

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is disturbed to learn Ricardo “The Gladiator” Welch, a former radio show host in Trinidad and Tobago, was shot and killed outside his home on October 19. Ricardo Welch The More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Ethiopia: New Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed Ali trying to bring Democracy to Maxist African nation

(International Christian Concern) –Despite positive changes instituted by the new Prime Minister in Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed Ali, political and ethnic tensions continue to grow. PM Ahmed believes that democracy More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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Austria’s censorship of the free press attacked by Reporters Without Borders

After this week’s explosive leak of an email in which Austria’s far right-led interior ministry told the country’s police forces to limit communication with critical media to the minimum, Reporters Without More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Afghanistan: Kabul blasts leave 25 dead, 9 identified as reporters

According to the information obtained by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), at least nine journalists were killed and six others were badly injured in a double suicide bombing this morning in Kabul, in which the second More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Egyptian journalist Ismail Alexandrani, Ismail Al Sayed Mohamed Omar Toufic, jailed two years, still no trial

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the immediate and unconditional release of Ismail Al Sayed Mohamed Omar Toufic, a respected Egyptian journalist and researcher who was arrested by the Egyptian More...

By Guest Author On Friday, February 10th, 2017
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The Past, Present, and Future of Trump’s Troubling Attitude Toward the Press

After a whirlwind first weekend containing both the historic inauguration of Donald Trump and a global, record-breaking protest led by women, it is perhaps surprising that one of the most important news developments More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 30th, 2016
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Al-Jazeera reporter Mahmoud Hussein questioned, arrested in Egypt for ‘inciting sedition’ and ‘fake news’

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns an Al-Jazeera journalist’s arrest last week while visiting Egypt. Mahmoud Hussein, an Egyptian news producer at Al-Jazeera headquarters in Doha, was arrested at his Cairo More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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Obama administration cuts border security budget, releases illegals

At Thursday’s congressional hearing, it was revealed that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is planning to cut 50 percent of the budget for aerial surveillance along the U.S.-Mexico border while U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Former CBS reporter details ‘aggressive’ Obama administration pressure, ‘chilling effect’ on media

Former CBS News investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson discussed her former employer Sunday and the “chilling effect” she says the Obama administration has on their reporting. photo Charles Fettinger via More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 23rd, 2013
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The Philippines, India ranked in Top 5 ‘deadliest countries for the media’

Reporters without Borders (RSF) has recently released it’s year-end round-up of freedom of information violations and the Philippines and India can now claim the dubious distinction of joining Syria, Somalia More...


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