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29 Apr. 2013 | StoryThe member states of the United Nations should hold Azerbaijan to account during its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 30 April 2013 for its failure to protect basic human rights.
29 Apr. 2013 | StoryIraq has suspended the licenses of 10 satellite television channels, claiming that they promote violence and sectarianism
15 Apr. 2013 | StoryThe Maldives remains a country that could slip back into a regime of strict control of free expression and media freedoms, according to a number of reports released recently by human rights and freedom of expression organisations
11 Apr. 2013 | StoryUnreasonable contractual conditions in Afghanistan’s private media means journalists can be fired without prior notice. Others are able to resign only with their employer’s consent
21 Mar. 2013 | StoryThe International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan (IPGA), along with local NGOs Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety, Human Rights Club and Media Rights Institute condemn the persecution of nine journalists, protesters and human rights defenders for exercising their right to freedom of expression and information in Azerbaijan in recent weeks
18 Mar. 2013 | StoryA Somali reporter and stringer for the IMS-supported humanitarian Radio Ergo, has been freed from prison by Somalia’s Supreme Court
10 Mar. 2013 | StoryThe Somali reporter and stringer for the IMS-supported humanitarian Radio Ergo, Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim, will remain in prison said a Somali appeals court last week
05 Mar. 2013 | StoryIn the last 10 years, between 500 and 1000 media workers have been killed worldwide. As one of the most hazardous places in the world for journalists, Pakistan accounts for 90 of these cases. An international conference this week in Islamabad sets out to address the problem in a concerted manner
19 Feb. 2013 | StoryThe Somali reporter and stringer for the IMS-supported humanitarian Radio Ergo, Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim, is set to have his one-year conviction go to an appeals court on February 20
22 Jan. 2013 | StoryA group of human rights, media and freedom of expression organisations behind the International Partnership Group for Azerbaijan (IPGA), are deeply concerned by the Azerbaijani government’s failure to comply with its international obligations. Now more than ever, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) should make a strong call for Azerbaijan to improve its deteriorating human rights record.
25 Dec. 2012 | StoryAs Tunisia nears its two-year anniversary of the ousting of President Ben Ali, worries of receding media freedoms grow
14 Dec. 2012 | StoryPromises of increased media freedoms following President Mubarak’s fall are at risk with Egypt’s proposed constitution up for vote on 15 December, says IMS’ Michael Irving Jensen. This week a young Egyptian photo journalist from the newspaper Al-Fagr died after having been shot while photographing a demonstration in Cairo. Despite such reprisals, the Egyptian opposition...
22 Nov. 2012 | StoryStatement of the meeting of the civil society delegates of the 2nd UN Inter-Agency meeting on the Safety of Journalists and the issue of Impunity We, the undersigned participants of the meeting of the civil society delegates of the 2nd UN Inter-Agency meeting on the safety of journalists and the issues of impunity, that took...
05 Nov. 2012 | StoryBoth online and offline freedoms are being curtailed by the authorities, say new reports in run-up to internet conference