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While two jailed Al-Jazeera reporters were freed on Friday pending a retrial, rights groups said at least nine more journalists still languish in...
Friday, February 13, 2015
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Media freedom suffered a "drastic decline" worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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Ibrahim al-Amin
It is a good idea to take some time before commenting on a major event, especially when it has to do with the colonizing, racist and terrorist West,...
Saturday, January 10, 2015
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An “honorable” citizen and two security personnel belonging to the Egyptian Interior Ministry created a crisis in Egypt’s journalistic and political...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
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Mostafa Nasser
Chaos, incitement and sectarian instigation… that is the prevailing situation of Arab and Iraqi media outlets covering the explosive situation in...
Monday, June 16, 2014
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Lara Bitar
What happens when the media becomes intricately linked to one of the warring sides of a conflict, so much so that it becomes indistinguishable from...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Rana Harbi
Clinging to obsolete laws that fail to strike a proper balance between freedom of expression and defamation, and legitimate criticism and injury to...
Saturday, March 15, 2014
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Broadcaster Al-Jazeera called for vigils outside Egyptian embassies across the world on Thursday to press Egypt to free four of its journalists,...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
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Iran's judiciary has banned a newly launched reformist daily over an article seen as insulting to Islamic law, prosecutors said on Thursday. "Aseman...
Friday, February 21, 2014
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