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27 Jan. 2012 | StoryAdding to Iraq's already dire record of press freedom, the country's Kurdistan region saw over 350 violations of journalists in 2011. A new report by Kurdistan's Metro Center for the Defense of Journalists details the attacks
24 Jan. 2012 | StoryA report from a six-member mission of international organisations to Bahrain last November called out Bahraini authorities for failing to deliver on promises of reform, despite a highly-touted commission of inquiry which made numerous recommendations
20 Dec. 2011 | StoryRazan Ghazzawi, a Syrian blogger who was arrested on 4 December on her way to a conference in Jordan, has been freed on bail
08 Dec. 2011 | StoryOn 4 December, the Syrian blogger and activist Razan Ghazzawi was arrested by the Syrian immigration police on the Syrian-Jordanian border on unknown charges
30 Nov. 2011 | StoryFrom 20-30 November, represent-atives from six international rights groups, including International Media Support (IMS), carried out a fact-finding mission to Bahrain. Read the call for an end to violations of press freedom and human rights here
21 Nov. 2011 | StoryHungary's new model of media regulation is creating a chilling effect and undermining freedom of expression, according to an international partnership mission comprised of leading press freedom and media development organisations
06 Nov. 2011 | StoryCopenhagen International Documentary Film Festival, CPH:DOX 2011 and IMS are currently confronting audiences with poignant and moving testimony to the great social and popular upheavals of the Arab Spring
02 Nov. 2011 | StoryIn the last five years Mexico has seen 35 journalists murdered and eight gone missing. This year alone, nine journalists have been killed
28 Sep. 2011 | StoryOn September 28, Bahrain's military court upheld its verdict of life imprisonment for longtime IMS partner and former president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Abdulhadi al-Khawaja
30 May. 2011 | StoryBelarusian authorities use a variety of methods to silence and intimidate media following last year's fraudulent elections
09 May. 2011 | StoryInternational Media Support (IMS), Article 19 and the Media Law Institute (MLI) call on the Ukrainian Government to bring the draft Election Code in line with international freedom of expression standards
14 Jan. 2011 | StoryInternational Media Support, the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Danish Union of Journalists, the United Federation of Danish Workers (3F), SILBA and the Danish Outdoor Council are concerned about the treatment of civil rights activists, journalists and opposition party politians by Belarusian authorities following the country’s Presidential elections on 19 December 2010
14 Jan. 2011 | StoryIvorian journalists meet in Ghana to assess the impact of the current crisis in Cote d’Ivoire on the media community. Despite strong divides within the Ivorian media community, there seems to be a strong will to address common issues
14 Nov. 2009 | PublicationThis report provides an overview of the discussions and findings from the ‘International Partnership Meeting’ held in Copenhagen in September 2009, as well as the best practices and lessons learnt from organisations engaged in Partnerships over the past years.
14 Feb. 2009 | PublicationThis report contains the findings and recommendations of the Quick-Response Assessment Mission gleaned during a visit undertaken by the ‘International Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression Mission’ to Nepal from 4 to 8 February 2009.