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31 Oct. 2012 | StoryAn Israeli seizure of equipment from Wattan TV in Ramallah has been brought to Israel's High Court
26 Oct. 2012 | StoryDemocracy 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...
16 Aug. 2012 | StoryIn Azerbaijan, Internet penetration is increasing. And so are the government's attempts to control its citizens online
14 Aug. 2012 | StoryAs Azerbaijan embraces its digital age with over 2.5 million people online, questions about the people's access and online freedoms are emerging
13 Jul. 2012 | StoryBahraini 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
14 Jun. 2012 | PublicationOver 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.
30 May. 2012 | StoryThe following is a statement about Mazen Darwish and the court cases against SCM activists
14 May. 2012 | PublicationThe 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.
03 May. 2012 | StoryWorld 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
20 Apr. 2012 | StoryA dispute over broadcasting frequencies has broken out between Israel and Palestine after Israeli authorities raided two Palestinian TV stations
18 Apr. 2012 | StoryAs the health of imprisoned human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja worsens, so do the conditions for the country's media
14 Mar. 2012 | PublicationSince 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...
28 Feb. 2012 | StoryThe 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
24 Feb. 2012 | StoryAgainst 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
15 Feb. 2012 | StoryAs 14 February passed to mark the one-year anniversary of Bahrain's on-going uprising, the country's government continues to suppress the media