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

Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned by attempts to intimidate independent national media in recent days in Russia. “Whether the result of a change in strategy by the Kremlin or simultaneous initiatives by zealous subordinates, these manoeuvres must stop at once,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The warning shot fired across radio Echo of Moscow ‘s bows by its leading shareholder is the latest in a series of moves to reorganize independent media in the past few months.

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Attacks on the Press in 2011: Preface

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Technology has democratized news publishing, rattling regimes that see their survival dependent on control of information. Video footage of repression from

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

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Profiles in Freedom

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How does one negotiate the choice to stay and report potentially dangerous news, rather than take a less risky assignment, leave

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Fighting Impunity

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The global rate of unpunished murders remains stubbornly high at just below 90 percent. Senior officials in the most dangerous countries

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Regulating the Internet

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Legislation for Internet security can quickly turn into a weapon against the free press. Cybercrime laws are intended to extend existing

Attacks on the Press in 2011: The Global Citizen

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Even as trade and new systems of communication turn us into global citizens, the information we need to ensure accountability often

Attacks on the Press in 2011: The Changing Views on Sexual Assault

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The much-publicized assault on Lara Logan put the danger of sexual violence for journalists into the spotlight for the first time.

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Evolution in Journalist Security

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The danger of covering violent street protests has become a significant risk for journalists, alongside combat and targeted killings. Sexual assault,

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Africa

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Analyses and data chart press freedom conditions throughout the region. Mohamed Keita examines the false choice between development and press freedom,

Attacks on the Press in 2011: In Mexico, Silence or Death Remains the Choice

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The Mexican president promised to protect a besieged press corps with a federal protection program, a special prosecutor and

Attacks on the Press in 2011: State Media As Anti-Media Tool

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In some Latin American countries, state-owned media are used not only for propaganda but as platforms to smear critics, including journalists.

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Americas

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Analyses and data chart press freedom conditions throughout the region. Carlos Lauría describes the rise of state media as a powerful

Attacks on the Press in 2011: Working in Peril

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This video companion to Attacks on the Press recounts the story of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez Cárdenas, who works in one

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,

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