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APN - Arab Press Network

The Arab Press Network (APN) is a digital network that supports a strong independent press in the Arab world by sharing, distributing and exchanging information between newspaper publishers, editors, journalists and human rights advocates. Published in Arabic, English and French, the APN posts stories and highlights freedom of expression news relevant to the Arab world and the wider international community.

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  • 2012-05-07 11:25
    (IFEX-TMG) - 3 May 2012 - Members of the IFEX-TMG gathered in Tunis for World Press Freedom Day to mark the launch of four new initiatives to support Tunisian rights to freedom of expression, which remains under threat despite the gains of the past year. Read more ...
  • 2012-04-23 16:22
    The International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG), a coalition of 21 IFEX members in which WAN-IFRA is an active partner, is alarmed by ongoing attacks targeting journalists, artists, performers and women for the "crime" of freely expressing their opinion as well as by the Tunisian security forces' alleged inaction during most of these instances in the past year. Furthermore, the IFEX-TMG condemns the use of force by police or other parties against journalists covering demonstrations, as well as long sentences for Facebook users on religious morality charges. Read more ...
  • 2012-03-08 17:42
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  • 2012-02-24 19:53
    Four American non-government organizations including Freedom House, International Center for Journalists, The International Republican Institute and the National Democratic Institute, and the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation face serious charges brought by the authorities in Egypt. Read more ...
  • 2012-02-06 14:51
    As part of its campaign for free expression, the International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG) and its Tunisian partners met on 24 January with elected members of the National Constituent Assembly representing seven different political groups. Read more ...
  • 2012-01-17 13:37
    On the anniversary of the revolution, the International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG), a coalition of 21 IFEX members of which WAN-IFRA is a leading partner, urges the Tunisian government to revoke its recent controversial appointments giving media personnel close to the deposed President key posts in the public service media. The IFEX-TMG also further reiterates its call for journalists to be allowed to freely carry out their work, after another journalist was attacked during a demonstration last week. Read more ...
  • 2012-01-13 11:27
    Despite promises by Tunisia's new government to uphold free expression, the International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG), a coalition of 21 IFEX members of which WAN-IFRA is an active member, is concerned that not enough is being done to effectively uphold this right in light of recent attacks on journalists and academics. Read more ...
  • 2012-01-09 15:21
    As part of its campaign for free expression, the International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG) organised a meeting in Tunis on 12 and 13 December that brought together journalists, bloggers, civil society, lawyers and academics to discuss the realities and challenges of reforming the media sector. Read more ...
  • 2012-01-02 14:56
    Almost a year after the overthrow of President Ben Ali, the free expression field is in a state of "malaise" due to decades of censorship and repression, said members of the IFEX Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG). Read more ...
  • 2011-12-07 18:35
    With 120 participants from across the Arab world and beyond, the three-day 'Forum for Media Freedom Defenders in the Arab World' kicked-off on Monday in the Jordanian capital, Amman. Read more ...

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