World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Saudi Arabia

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) call on Saudi Arabia to provide immediate answers in the case of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared after a supposedly routine visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on 2 October and has since been confirmed dead.

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Andrew Heslop

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2018-10-20 00:04

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum call for immediate inquiries into the death of Bulgarian journalist, Viktoria Marinova, and the disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. The organisation also condemned the killing of Mexican journalist, Mario Leonel Gómez Sánchez, and Somali journalist, Abdirisak Said Osman, calling for thorough inquiries in each case to help undermine a growing culture of impunity for attacks against journalists worldwide.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-08 13:23

قامت السلطات الماليزية بإعتقال الكاتب و الصحفي السعودي حمزة كشغري و الذي غادر المملكة السعودية عقب شن حملة تتهمه بالكفر على خلفية تعليقاته بخصوص النبي محمد على موقع التواصل الاجتماعي تويتر. المتحدث الرسمي باسم السلطات الماليزية صرح لوكالة رويترز بان الاعتقال جاء كجزء من عملية تحت اشراف الانتربول، و هو ما انكرته الانتربول لاحقا.

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Farah Wael

Date

2012-02-15 15:48

23 year-old Saudi Arabian writer and blogger Hamza Kashgari, who fled the country earlier this week after being accused of blasphemy for Twitter comments he made regarding the Prophet Mohammed, was arrested by Malaysian authorities late yesterday. A police spokesman told Reuters earlier today that his arrest came as part of an Interpol operation involving Malaysian police, a statement later denied by Interpol.

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Farah Wael

Date

2012-02-10 19:04

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