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Sudan’s shut down: media blackout amidst anti-government protests
By  • 5 October 2013
Sudanese protesters entered their second week of rioting against the government for raising fuel prices nationwide. The government responded with a 24-hour Internet blackout in what seemed like an attempt to smother citizen communication and…
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Japanese photographer’s murder in Myanmar remains unpunished six years later
By  • 4 October 2013
On the sixth anniversary of the slaying of Japanese photographer Kenji Nagai in Myanmar, Reporters Without Borders reiterated its call for the government to investigate his death “as a first step towards recognition of the…
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Bloomberg: facts and history
By , • 3 October 2013
Bloomberg is a global financial and business news leader with more than 15,000 employees worldwide. The Bloomberg Professional Network began in 1982 on a mission to provide data, analytics, and other financial information to 10,000…
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Three journalists arrested before Azerbaijan’s presidential election
By  • 2 October 2013
Three journalists critical of Azerbaijan’s government were sent to jail in September, weeks before the Oct. 9 presidential election. On Sep. 11, the editor of the daily newspaper Khural, Avaz Zeynalli, was sentenced to nine…
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Moroccan journalist accused of defending, inciting "terrorism"
By  • 26 September 2013
A prominent Moroccan journalist is in prison after being charged with defending and inciting "terrorism" for posting a link to an al-Qaeda video threatening Morocco. On Sept. 17, Moroccan police arrested Ali Anouzla, the editor…
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Legislation influencing women's rights in India
By  • 26 September 2013
The recent cases of gang rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai and a physiotherapist intern in New Delhi have not only intiated a wave of protests all around India but also made the people…
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Rape awareness and social action
By  • 26 September 2013
Top Indian Journalists to follow on Twitter @sardesairajdeep, Rajdeep Sardesai: Award-winning television journalist and editor-in-chief of the IBN18 Network. @BDUTT, Barkha Dutt: Television journalist (NDTV) and columnist. @powerofyogesh, Yogesh Pawar: Assistant editor with DNA Mumbai.…
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The rape of incredible India
By  • 26 September 2013
On August 25, a 22-year-old female reporter was sent on assignment with a male colleague to photograph a textile mill in Mumbai’s Lower Parel neighborhood. Five men approached the photojournalist and told her she couldn’t…
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Storify: rape awareness and social action
By  • 26 September 2013
International headlines about rape in India portray the country as a place where women are in a constant danger of assault. Public outcry resulting from the recent rape cases has sparked a new wave of…
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Journalist's detention allegedly orchestrated by Azerbaijani authorities
By  • 25 September 2013
A journalist critical of Azerbaijan’s president was arrested three weeks before the presidential election for allegedly possessing illegal weapons. Parviz Hashimli’s lawyer said the weapons were planted and that the government sent the reporter to…
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