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WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

39 leaders, groups named as Predators of Freedom of Information in 2013 On World Press Freedom Day, Reporters Without Borders is releasing an updated list of 39 Predators of Freedom of Information ­– presidents, politicians, religious leaders, militias and criminal organizations that censor, imprison, kidnap, torture and kill journalists and other news providers. Powerful, dangerous and violent, these predators consider themselves above the law. “ These predators of freedom of information are responsible for the worst abuses against the news media and journalists, ” Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire said

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Beset by online surveillance and content filtering, netizens fight on

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - This report, which presents the 2012 list of countries that are “Enemies of the Internet” and “under surveillance,” updates the report

Blog: What US can’t accept in Belarus, it supports in Uzbekistan – CPJ

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Last week, President Obama signed into law a bill that expands sanctions against Belarus, whose authoritarian leader Aleksandr Lukashenko continues to

Uzbekistan – Human rights activist attacked over critical online publications

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: Gulbakhor Turayeva was taking a walk near her house with her children when she was approached by two women, accompanied by two

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Attacks on activists latest sign that Russia is ‘morally corrupt to the core’?

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Human rights groups are protesting the latest violent attack on a Russian rights activist, as another leading

What will the Uzbeks say about us in their Tahrir Square?

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - The dramatic developments in Egypt's Tahrir square and across the Middle East should make Western policy-makers think twice about the wisdom

Attacks on the Press 2010: Uzbekistan

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Top Developments
• State deploys analysts to build sweeping criminal defamation cases.
• Numerous regional and international news websites

EU should press Uzbekistan on news media crisis

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) - Dear President Barroso: We're writing in advance of your January 24 meeting in Brussels with Uzbek President Islam Karimov to urge

Uzbekistan – Rights and freedoms left off agenda of President Karimov’s visit to Brussels

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders is concerned that President Islam Karimov is to be received in Brussels on 24 January for the first

Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan: Clinton Should Seek Concrete Rights Actions

Human Rights Watch (HRW) - (Astana) - US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should use her impending visits to Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to promote concrete human

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

2009 a year of living dangerously as autocrats target activists

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Authoritarian regimes have deliberately targeted and intensified attacks against human rights and democracy advocates over the past year,

U.S. State Department (America.gov): Serious Rights Abuses Continue in Central Asian Republics

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