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Free Press Watch: Middle East (April 4, 2014)
By  • 7 April 2014
A fatal shooting in Afghanistan and censorship issues in Turkey and Kazakstan are the focus of this week's Free Press Watch. Produced by Clare Murphy and Teddy Nykiel.
Three convicted for 2012 murder of Honduran journalist
By  • 3 April 2014
[caption id="attachment_1983" align="aligncenter" width="565"] Police stand next to the body of slain journalist Alfredo Villatoro on a street in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Photo credit: AP Photo/Fernando Antoni[/caption] Three men have been convicted…
Turkish courts orders release of eight journalists in two days
By  • 3 April 2014
With the recent bans on Twitter and Youtube, Turkey has been no friend to free speech. [caption id="attachment_1934" align="alignright" width="558"] Turkish riot police fire water cannons and tear gas at thousands of demonstrators who were…
Microfinance in Myanmar
By  • 26 March 2014
Global Journalist traveled to Myanmar in March 2014 to cover the East-West Center's Media Conference. While there, reporters Jessica Anania and Cara McClain looked at one NGO's efforts to empower Burmese women through microfinance.
South Sudan government warns journalists: do not interview rebels
By  • 18 March 2014
The government of South Sudan’s information minister has a warning for reporters covering the ongoing conflict in the country: don’t talk to the rebels. The minister, Michael Minister Michael Makuei Lueth told reporters in the…
Free Press Watch: Middle East
By  • 17 March 2014 In this week's free press watch, a Swedish-British journalist is targeted and killed in Afghanistan, an Iraqi suicide bomber kills 45, including 2 journalists on assignment, and 2 more journalists in Syria died while…
Sudanese security blocks distribution of seven newspapers without specifying reason
By  • 12 March 2014
Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has blocked publication of at least seven different newspapers since March 3 without publicly specifying reasons for the action, local media and press freedom groups said. The moves…
Free Press Watch: East Asia
By  • 9 March 2014 Convergence students produced a Free Press Watch centered on East Asia. The video covers the following events: - Vietnam jails former state-media journalist for blog posts. - Authorities censor coverage of Kunming station attack.…
Moroccan editor fights web censorship after jailing
By  • 4 March 2014
A Moroccan editor who was jailed for a month last year will launch a new website if the kingdom’s government does not end blocking of his previous news portal. Ali Anouzla, editor of the news…
Storify: groups react creatively to Russian anti-gay law
By  • 22 February 2014
In Russia it's illegal to publish any homosexual "propaganda," but companies, organizations, athletes and individuals around the world have showed support for the LGBT community with a slew of pro-gay advertisements, campaigns, videos, photos and…
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