All posts tagged Freedom of Expression

Russia – Court strips national news agency of its licence

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by a Moscow court’s decision today to grant a request by the Federal Agency for the Supervision of Communications, Roskomnadzor, for the withdrawal of the news agency Rosbalt ‘s licence (see below). “This grave decision sets an extremely dangerous precedent for freedom of information in Russia and we urge the judicial system to overturn it on appeal,” Reporters Without Borders said.

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Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - 39 leaders, groups named as Predators of Freedom of Information in 2013 On World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders is

Is Voice of America still a public institution respecting free speech?

BBG Watch Commentary In the United States the right to petition is guaranteed by the First Amendment to the federal constitution, which specifically prohibits Congress from abridging "the

Experts say “crimes against freedom of expression” should have special status – RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders welcomes yesterday's joint declaration by four international experts calling on governments to treat “crimes against freedom of expression”

China – Statement by the Liu Xiaobo Support Committee and Amnesty International France

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Statement by the Liu Xiaobo Support Committee and Amnesty International France 18 April 2012 "Art against censorship in China” special event.

Kazakhstan – Kazkhstan

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Read in Russian / читать по-русски Казахстан 2012 Kazakhstan, which considers itself a regional model after holding the rotating presidency of

Reporters Without Borders writes to Google about new Blogger terms of service

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders wrote to Eric Schmidt, Executive chairman of Google, on 8 February to express its concern about recent changes

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

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

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - In an unprecedented move, Reporters Without Borders will shut down its English-language website for 24 hours from 8 a.m. EST tomorrow,

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

China – Activists attacked while trying to visit human rights lawyer under house arrest — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Five human rights activists and netizens were attacked by presumed police auxiliaries on the night of 18 September while trying to

Iran – Press freedom violations recounted in real time (from 1st January 2011) — RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - 12.09.2011-Two journalists freed but a dozen netizens and journalists arrested Two journalists have been released in the past week but a

Uzbekistan – Charges dropped against freelance journalist Elena Bondar — Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders notes that the Uzbek authorities have dropped all charges against Elena Bondar , a freelance journalist who was

Syria – Security court sentences young woman blogger to five years in prison

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the cruelty and injustice of the five-year jail sentence that a Damascus state security court

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