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Russia: Harassment of Critics

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Russian authorities are cracking down on government critics at the same time as they are tolerating large public protests. (Moscow) – Russian authorities are cracking down on government critics at the same time as they are tolerating large public protests, Human Rights Watch said today.

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Blog: ‘Invisible Tibet’ blogger elicits China’s extra-judicial ire

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Beijing-based blogger Woeser reported on her website Invisible Tibet today that she has been confined to her residence by Beijing

Putin ‘on a collision course’ or ‘at a fork in the road’? – NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): “The point of elections is that their outcome should be uncertain,” says The Economist.

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Russia – Wave of attempts to intimidate independent media in run-up to presidential election

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned by attempts to intimidate independent national media in recent days in Russia. “Whether the result

Attacks on the Press in 2011

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Trade and the Internet are turning us into global citizens, but the news we need to ensure accountability is often stopped

Xi Jinping – an unlikely Gorbachev?

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): As China’s dauphin Xi Jinping met President Barack Obama at the White House today, a new survey revealed

CPJ urges Kazakhstan to stop repressing media

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) - Dear President Nazarbayev: The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply disturbed by the ongoing crackdown by Kazakhstan's security service, the KNB,

CUSIB starts campaign against Broadcasting Board of Governors’ cuts in broadcasts to Tibet, China and other countries

The nongovernmental and independent Committee for U.S. International Broadcasting has issued a strong statement in opposition to the Broadcasting Board of Governors' plans to eliminate or reduce

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Iran and the Art of the Deal

[caption id="attachment_10365" align="aligncenter" width="437" caption="Snapshot of Voice of America website under cyber attack by Iranian hackers."][/caption]by The Federalist Voice of America (VOA) Director David Ensor is taking on

Broadcasting Board of Governors – Not Too Big To Fail

by The Federalist The Broadcasting Board of Governors – International Broadcasting Bureau (BBG/IBB), known to be the worst organization in the Federal Government, added to its reputation on

China – Questions about freedom of information will be relayed to Chinese vice-president 2/2

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders addressed the following open letter to Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping today, after asking Internet users yesterday to put

China – Questions about freedom of information will be relayed to Chinese vice-president

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders has questions to put to Xi Jinping, the Chinese vice-president who began a two-day visit to Washington today,

Blog: Ekho Moskvy board shuffled ahead of Russian election

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The Russian blogosphere erupted with comments today following an announcement that the board of directors of the iconic radio station, Ekho

‘Has Broadcasting Board of Governors Gone Mad?’ BBG wants to cut Voice of America programs to Tibet and other…

This commentary by an anonymous Broadcasting Board of Governors’ journalist analyzes the BBG’s FY2013 budget proposal which calls for silencing Voice of America (VOA) radio broadcasts to Tibet

IBB/BBG’s proposed cuts for Voice of America: Summary of Main Points

BBG Watch is providing this information, which was obtained from several sources. While the main points are believed to be accurate, we can’t guarantee complete accuracy. Please continue

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