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

Reporters Without Borders notes that the Uzbek authorities have dropped all charges against Elena Bondar , a freelance journalist who was briefly detained at Tashkent airport on 22 August on her return from an OSCE journalism seminar in neighbouring Kyrgyzstan (see below). Bondar was summoned to the customs department at the airport on 5 September and was told that there would be no criminal proceedings because experts had found no problematic content on the USB flash drives and other electronic material confiscated from her at the airport. Bondar was also told that, instead of civil proceedings, she was just being giving a “warning” for failing to declare this material, which was returned to her

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Kazakhstan – Copies of opposition weekly seized, journalists arrested

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders condemns a wave of harassment of news media and journalists critical of a proposed referendum that would allow

CPJ demands Belarus end its assault on press

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) -

New York, December 27, 2010--Belarusian authorities must immediately halt their assault on independent and pro-opposition news media, a crackdown that has

Europe & ex-USSR – Central Asia, Turkey and the Ukraine cause concern, while the European model weakens

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Already denounced in the 2009 edition of the World Press Freedom Index, the often liberticidal legislative activity of certain European Union

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OSCE media freedom representative expresses concern over continuing harassment of journalists in Uzbekistan | OSCE

VIENNA, 24 September 2010 - The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovic, said today that she is alarmed by the unrelenting judicial pressure exerted on

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OSCE media freedom representative expresses concern over continuing harassment of journalists in Uzbekistan | OSCE

VIENNA, 24 September 2010 - The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatovic, said today that she is alarmed by the unrelenting judicial pressure exerted on

Zhovtis case raises ’serious questions’ about OSCE chair

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): The onus is on Kazakh’s government to reach a just conclusion to the case of a prominent human

OSCE on Media Freedom Violations in Belarus

Latest press release from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) - http://www.osce.org *** OSCE media freedom representative criticizes pressure against independent media in Belarus, offers to support

Democracy not a priority for Kazakhstan-led OSCE

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Kazakhstan has formally assumed its one-year chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Advocates

Parliament moves to further restrict media freedom as country assumes OSCE chairmanship

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: IPI urges OSCE member states to strongly criticise such press freedom restrictions, "which go against the spirit and intent of the OSCE itself."

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Latest murder of journalist in Russia underlines need for government action, says OSCE media freedom representative

VIENNA, 13 August 2009 - The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Miklos Haraszti, condemned today the murder of newspaper editor Abdulmalik Akhmedilov in Makhachkala, Dagestan on

U.S. Responds to Russia’s Report on Violence Against Journalists

U.S. urges all nations to investigate and ensure safety for journalists

In a statement delivered to the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on April 2, U.S. Chargé d' Affaires

International organizations – OSCE: Inability of authorities to protect Russian journalists must be tackled at highest level, says OSCE media freedom representative

International organizations - OSCE: Inability of authorities to protect Russian journalists must be tackled at highest level, says OSCE media freedom representative

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