#IRAQ: Nuzhian Arhan is dead on 22 March from the gunshot injury she sustained while covering fighting in northern Iraq three weeks ago.

Kurdish journalist killed in northern Iraq | Reporters without borders

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#TANZANIA: A governor stormed into Clouds FM accompanied by armed police officers, who ordered the station’s staff to broadcast a video incriminating Josephat Gwajima, a Protestant church leader and well-known opponent of the governor.

Brazen interference in the media by Tanzania’s government | Reporters without borders

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#POLAND: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed about the latest threat to media pluralism in Poland – a proposed law to “repolonize” the country’s press.

Poland’s plan to “repolonize” foreign-owned media | Reporters without borders

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#KENYA: After arresting Gwengi, members of the Quick Response Team (QRT) stripped him naked and gave him a severe beating, inflicting injuries to his head and parts of his body, and confiscated his phone and SIM cards.

Reporter beaten by police while investigating police violence | Reporters without borders

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RSF unblocks 24 censored websites. Help us to outsmart censorship! >> [ Rsf.org Link ]
Pour la semaine de la presse dans l'#école du Clemi.fr notre secrétaire général Christophe Deloire est en #conférence interactive suivie par 17000 élèves! Le but ? Expliquer à quoi servent les journalistes. #SPME2017
#VENEZUELA: the obstruction has included expulsions, the seizure of material and equipment, and outright censorship.

Foreign journalists not welcome in Venezuela | Reporters without borders

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#USA: We urge you to uphold the #FirstAmendment rights of these journalists to report the news and call for charges against them to be dropped, or justify the arrests of reporters in the course of their work.

US - Coalition urges North Dakota Governor and Attorney General to drop charges against Standing Rock journalists | Reporters without borders

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#UAE: “The recent judicial decisions on journalists and Ahmed Mansoor’s arrest confirm that the situation is worsening for the UAE’s few independent voices, who are being reduced to silence.”

RSF decries UAE crackdown on remaining independent voices | Reporters without borders

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#MALAYSIA: she was convicted under article 6 (1) (b) of the 2002 Film Censorship Act of screening British journalist Callum Macrae’s documentary “No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka” without the Malaysian Censorship Board’s approval.

Malaysia’s censorship of Sri Lankan civil war documentary | Reporters without borders

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#Turkey: "5-minute hearings and constant adjournments, it’s Chinese water torture for journalists!"
#SupportErol
#Egypt: Trial of photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid #Shawkan, part of the Rabaa Dispersal case, resumes today. RSF demands again his immediate release and for charges to be dropped. #FreeShawkan
#PETITION: Prosecutor’s summing-up against Erol, Ahmet and Sebnem expected today, let’s support them to support #freedom of information!
#SupportErol

Petition : For Erol Önderoglu, RSF’s representative in Turkey | Reporters without borders

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RSF’s representative in Turkey since 1996, Erol Önderoglu was placed in pre-trial detention by an Istanbul court on June 20, 2016, with two other intellectuals. He has been released on June 30.Erol Önderoglu, the journalist Ahmet Nesin and the human rights defender Sebnem Korur Fincanci, are charged...

Petition : For Erol Önderoglu, RSF’s representative in Turkey | Reporters without borders

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#UnitedArabEmirates: We demand the immediate release of blogger and human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor who was arrested yesterday overnight from his home and taken to an unknown place!! His whereabouts remain unknown!
#PETITION: Erol is facing possible jail term for supporting a newspaper. We are extremely worried. We need you. Please sign and share. #SupportErol

Petition : For Erol Önderoglu, RSF’s representative in Turkey | Reporters without borders

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End the persecution of journalists in #Turkey! Support Ahmet Nesin, Şebnem Korur Fincancı et Erol Onderoglu !
#TURKEY: We reiterate its call for as much pressure as possible on the Turkish authorities to abandon their prosecution of RSF’s Turkey representative

Trial of RSF’s Turkey representative to resume on 21 March | Reporters without borders

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#RUSSIA : We urge the Russian authorities not to send Nurmatov back to his home country, where he could be tortured

Russia: journalist threatened with expulsion to Uzbekistan | Reporters without borders

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#Syria has for years been the world’s deadliest country for journalists and citizen journalists
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