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Media Censorship: Vietnam on Media ‘Risk List’

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  Vietnam is one of the top 10 countries in the world where press freedom suffered the most setbacks during 2012, a leading media advocacy group said this week, citing stepped-up imprisonment of journalists as a reason for the decline.

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Posted in Censorship, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Media Censorship, Political Censorship

Somali Journalist Killing Is Latest in Violent Trend

A Mogadishu radio-station director has became the third Somali journalist killed in as many months. The death underscores the constant threat against journalists working in the war-torn country. Abukar Hassan Mohamoud is the latest journalist to be killed in the

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Media Censorship

Silenced Once Again

Murder is the severest form of censorship and a brave Pakistani journalist has just offered proof with his life. Syed Saleem Shahzad has joined the unacceptably long list of over 70 journalists who have been killed in the line of

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Brazilian Newspaper Reporter Quits, Alleging Censorship

Source: Journalism in the Americas After the recent controversial firing of journalist Aguirre Peixoto, the newspaper A Tarde is embroiled in another controversy over one of its employees. Reporter Emanuella Sombra resigned, Monday, March 28, after disagreeing with edits that

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Posted in Corporate Censorship

China Tightens Restrictions on Foreign Journalists

Source: VOA – By Stephanie Ho Chinese authorities are tightening controls on foreign journalists, following the third week of calls for protests to show solidarity with the Jasmine Revolutions in the Middle East. Although there was no apparent demonstration last

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Posted in Human Rights

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