Content tagged: "advocating media rights"
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Wattan TV Director, Muamar Orabi

Palestinian TV station takes confiscation case to High Court

31 Oct. 2012 | Story

An Israeli seizure of equipment from Wattan TV in Ramallah has been brought to Israel's High Court

Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja (left) and Nabeel Rajab (right)

Bahraini human rights activist al-Khawaja receives award for courageous struggle

26 Oct. 2012 | Story

Democracy campaigner Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has been chosen this year as the recipient of the Danish newspaper Politiken’s annual Freedom Award The former Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and partner of IMS, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja will receive the Danish newspaper Politiken’s annual Freedom Award for his courageous and persistent struggle to imporve the situation...

Internet cafe in Azerbaijan

Don’t speak, don’t click: Azerbaijan’s growing online restrictions

16 Aug. 2012 | Story

In Azerbaijan, Internet penetration is increasing. And so are the government's attempts to control its citizens online

Internet cafe in Azerbaijan

Expression Online: Promoting internet freedom

14 Aug. 2012 | Story

As Azerbaijan embraces its digital age with over 2.5 million people online, questions about the people's access and online freedoms are emerging

Nabeel Rajab

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab jailed for tweeting

13 Jul. 2012 | Story

Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab vows to continue fight for freedom as he receives a three month prison sentence for tweeting critical comments about the Bahraini Prime Minister

No Justice for Journalists in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

14 Jun. 2012 | Publication

Over the past 10 years, disappearances and killings of journalists in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia have been met with an inadequate response from these governments. The result in all three states has been the emergence of a climate of impunity, violations of journalists‟ human rights, and a chilling effect on freedom of expression.

Map of Syria

Syria: Joint statement about Mazen Darwish and the court cases against SCM activists

30 May. 2012 | Story

The following is a statement about Mazen Darwish and the court cases against SCM activists

Safeguarding media rights and ending impunity in Nepal

14 May. 2012 | Publication

The overall objective of the IMM visit in February 2012 was to advocate in- ternational best practices on press freedom, Freedom of Expression (FoE) and Right to Information (RTI) among key policy makers working on the constitution and to assess the capacity and situation of the media.

Journalists working in the streets of Cairo

World Press Freedom Day 2012

03 May. 2012 | Story

World Press Freedom Day, 3 May, is an occasion to celebrate the principles of press freedom while honouring the journalists who struggle to uphold their independence

Wattan TV Director, Muamar Orabi

Palestinian TV stations struggle to broadcast after Israeli raid

20 Apr. 2012 | Story

A dispute over broadcasting frequencies has broken out between Israel and Palestine after Israeli authorities raided two Palestinian TV stations

Protests in Bahrain

Freedom of expression deteriorates further in Bahrain

18 Apr. 2012 | Story

As the health of imprisoned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja worsens, so do the conditions for the country's media

International Fact Finding and Advocacy Mission to Nepal: 23-27 February 2012

14 Mar. 2012 | Publication

Since 2007, Nepal has been governed under an interim constitution which is currently being revised. To ensure a sound legal environment for the country’s media in the future, a group of organisations called the “International Media Mission to Nepal”, of which IMS is a member, has published its analysis on how to move forward. Visiting...

Progress in promoting media freedom has stalled, says International Media Mission to Nepal

28 Feb. 2012 | Story

The International Fact Finding and Advocacy Mission to Nepal visited Nepal from 23 to 27 February 2012 to assess the media freedom situation in the country

International Partnership concerned over systematic attacks on press freedom in Yemen

24 Feb. 2012 | Story

Against a backdrop of historic political change for the region that has brought the country to the brink of its own revolution, The International Partnership for Yemen has released findings from its joint mission that expose the critical situation facing the media

Protests in Bahrain

Bahrain: Masking suppression of the media

15 Feb. 2012 | Story

As 14 February passed to mark the one-year anniversary of Bahrain's on-going uprising, the country's government continues to suppress the media