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United States – Reporters Without Borders to close its English-language site for 24 hours in protest against SOPA and…

In an unprecedented move, Reporters Without Borders will shut down its English-language website for 24 hours from 8 a.m. EST tomorrow, 18 January, in protest against two online piracy bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA), which are currently working their way through the US Congress

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Iran – Death sentences and national Internet – escalating repression in Iran

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The Iranian government's constant repressive policies towards journalists and netizens are being steadily ratcheted up as part of a generalized increase

Russia – Vkontakte social network targeted by security services – RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Pavel Durov, the founder and director general of the Russian online social network Vkontakte, was summoned to the Saint Petersburg prosecutor's

Vietnam – Two citizen journalists jailed for illegally broadcasting to China -RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the sentencing today of two citizen radio journalists, Vu Duc Trung and his brother-in-law Le

United States – Absurd charges brought against reporters covering Occupy Wall Street movement – RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Sometimes they are arrested and then set free almost immediately. Sometimes they are arrested and, before being released, are charged with

Russia – Government eager to use Net surveillance software currently in test phase — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders condemns plans by Roskomnadzor, Russia's federal supervisory agency for communications, information technology and mass media, to use search

China – Beijing court throws out appeal by jailed cyber-dissident Wang Lihong — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders deplores the rejection on 20 October by a Beijing court of the appeal by cyber-dissident Wang Lihong (


Swedish journalists on trial in Ethiopia — Voice of America journalists already penalized — BBG Watch

BBG Watch -- As the trial of two Swedish journalists gets underway in Ethiopia, it is worth remembering that a Voice of America journalist David Arnold was dismissed

Ethiopia – Outcome already decided in trial of Swedish journalists? — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders will pay close attention to the trial of Swedish journalists Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson , which is

United States – Reporters arrested, roughed up while covering Occupy Wall Street protests

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The often violent response to the Occupy Wall Street campaign that is growing in the United States and elsewhere is affecting

Tajikistan – Two journalists convicted but free men after trials

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Two journalists were free men today at the end of separate trials in the northwestern city of Khujand which Reporters Without

Russia – Call for more effort, more vigilance five years after Politkovskaya murder — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - The failure to solve Anna Politkovskaya 's murder in the five years since her death casts a long shadow that threatens

China – Liu Xiaobo, last year’s Nobel peace laureate, still in prison — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - In the wake of today's announcement that this year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded jointly to Liberian President Ellen Johnson

Tajikistan – Prosecutor requests 14 years for reporter who criticized local officials — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the case that the state prosecutor in Asht, in the northern province of Sugd, presented

China – Chinese arrest South Korean journalists near North Korean border — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is worried to learn that the Chinese authorities are holding a group of journalists from the South Korean

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