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freedom of expression

Facing ongoing popular discontent since anti-government rallies in June 2013, Istanbul’s Taksim Square was once again the site of violent clashes with riot police over the weekend of 8-9 February, as demonstrators rallied against the latest development in a string of government moves testing media freedom.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-02-14 17:09

Despite the popular uprisings and their promise of more freedom, the Arab world is not getting the independent media information it needs and deserves, media professionals from across the region said at the annual Arab Free Press Forum in Tunisia on Monday (25 November).

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-11-25 15:27

Illegal detention and government threats to a free press, just the latest headlines to emerge from the UK in a summer of revelations connected to NSA surveillance. Both revolve around the Guardian newspaper, and both require legal precedent to change in order to prevent Britain further lurching towards the unpleasant label of 21st Century totalitarian democracy.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-08-22 13:45

Authorities fail to act as perpetrators of violent attacks on journalists go unpunished.

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Rodrigo Bonilla

Date

2013-04-03 17:44

(تونس العاصمة، 4 مارس\ آذار 2013) - فيما يلي رسالة مفتوحة إلى السلطات في تونس وقع عليها كل من PEN النرويجية، ولجنة الكتاب السجناء PEN الدولية، و Index on Censorship، وعشرين غيرهم من أعضاء ايفكس.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-03-05 15:52

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