Posts Tagged “media censorship”

Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation

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Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation

Sudan targets newspapers, journalists with confiscations and draconian legislation New York, December 6, 2017—Sudanese authorities should stop confiscating newspapers and drop draft laws that would further curtail press freedom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Over the past nine days, agents from Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) have confiscated all copies of…

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Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family

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Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family

Sudan jails al-Tayar journalist over article alleging corruption in president’s family Sudanese authorities should immediately release al-Tayar Editor-in-Chief Osman Mirgani from prison and drop all charges against him and al-Tayar columnist Mohamed Zine al-Abidine, the Committee to Protect journalists said today. A Sudanese criminal court today sentenced Mirgani to six months in jail for “violating…

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Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses

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Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses

Hamas, Abbas slammed for media abuses The Palestinian authorities in the West Bank and their rivals, the de-facto Hamas administration in Gaza, have both tightened the noose on freedom of expression in recent months, launching a repressive clampdown on dissent that has seen journalists from opposition media outlets interrogated and detained in a bid to exert pressure…

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Twitter Censorship #USSLiberty #Vanunu

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Twitter Censorship #USSLiberty #Vanunu

On Saturday this author reporter discovered Twitter had censored weeks of my Tweets with the hashtags: USS LIBERTY and Vanunu by inserting “Tweet Unavailable” at the retweets. ALL the Tweets remained available at my Twitter Wall HERE BUT weeks of Tweets had disappeared at the hashtag wall for USS Liberty which I discovered the day…

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Perfect Assassination of Jordanian Writer

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Perfect Assassination of Jordanian Writer

Perfect Assassination of Jordanian Writer, Nahed Hattar. A Jordanian writer, accused of sharing a cartoon considered offensive to Islam, killed two weeks after his release from prison on bail. A perfect assassination starts with demonizing of a person and ends with a condemnation of the assassin. By Hakim Khatib A Jordanian writer, accused of sharing a…

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