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18 Mar. 2014 | StorySyria should release human rights defender Mazen Darwish and his colleagues Hani Al-Zitani and Hussein Ghareer, says International Media Support and 60 other media and human rights organizations
20 Feb. 2014 | StoryThe International Partnership Mission to Ukraine respectfully reminds the Ukraine government that it is the duty of the state to protect all citizens, including journalists, and to ensure that journalists and media organizations can carry out their duties without fear of violence or harassment
International partnership mission to Ukraine condemns violence against journalists and calls for thorough investigations19 Feb. 2014 | StoryThe International Partnership Mission on safety and protection of journalists and press freedom in Ukraine, currently in Kyiv, strongly condemns the violence that today claimed the life of Vesti correspondent Vyacheslav Veremyi and left at least 27 journalists injured
17 Feb. 2014 | StoryWhen Libya won this year’s African Nations Championship on 1 February it had a rare uniting effect on the troubled country. But only for that one evening. Three years on from the toppling of Muammar Gaddafi, divisions in Libya are deepening and putting the nascent media sector under severe pressure
29 Jan. 2014 | StoryWith dozens of journalists assaulted in Kyiv, violence spreads to Ukraine’s regions, says IMS’ partner Media Law Institute
22 Jan. 2014 | StorySafeguarding freedom of expression in Syria, protection of journalists and a free and independent media sector must be fundamental elements in any political process and settlement, says coalition of international media development organisations
Ukraine: Independent journalists and activists pay high price for their participation in EuroMaidan protests16 Jan. 2014 | StoryAs the EuroMaidan protests in Ukraine continue, approaching almost two months, media workers and civil society activists endure physical attacks, police persecution and psychological pressure as a result of their political and social activities marking their dissatisfaction with the government’s turn away from the EU and brutal dispersal of peaceful protesters
11 Dec. 2013 | StoryFour Syrian activists abducted in the Damascus suburbs, apparently in relation to their human rights and humanitarian work, must be released immediately and unconditionally, 16 human rights organisations said today
04 Dec. 2013 | StoryProtests continue in Ukraine for the 13th day running following the government’s decision to abandon an agreement with the EU. More than 50 journalists are reported to have been hurt in the protests
20 Nov. 2013 | StoryThe Syrian government should immediately release human rights defenders, Mazen Darwish, Hussein Ghareer and Hani Al-Zitani, members of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), and drop all the charges against them. Another hearing of their trial held on 18 November 2013 at the Anti-Terrorism Court in Damascus on alleged terrorism charges brought against them by the Syrian Government’s Air Force Intelligence. Reports confirmed that once again the trial was postponed to 27 January 2014, at the request of the prosecution which has failed to prove the charges against them.
27 Oct. 2013 | StoryThe editor of the Moroccan news and information website Lakome, Ali Anouzla, was released provisionally on Friday 25 October after more than five weeks in detention
24 Oct. 2013 | StoryAs policy makers and other stakeholders discuss human rights, internet governance principles, and principles for multi-stakeholder cooperation at the eighth meeting of the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, a new report on the state of ICT and Internet freedom in Azerbaijan is launched by the Expression Online Initiative
15 Oct. 2013 | StoryFreedom of expression and human rights organisations call for the immediate release of Moroccan journalist Ali Anouzla, and for charges to be dropped against him.
02 Oct. 2013 | StoryIn the first substantive discussion on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan at the Council of Europe since the defeat in January of a key resolution at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), a group of Azerbaijani and international human rights groups hosted a side event titled “Pre-election crackdown: human rights in Azerbaijan”.
25 Sep. 2013 | StoryThe director of the Moroccan news and information website Lakome, Ali Anouzla who was arrested last week, has been charged with “defending and inciting terrorism", his lawyers said on 25 September