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#CollateralFreedom: RSF Unblocks Nine Censored News Sites

Posted March 12th, 2015 at 12:33 pm (UTC+0)
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In an effort to counter online censorship in 11 countries it labels “Enemies of the Internet,” Reporters Without Borders is unblocking access to nine news websites that have been blocked in their respective countries.. It has done so by mirroring blocked sites – that is, duplicating the censored sites and uploading their contents on internet […]

In Bahrain, Taking a Photograph Could Land You in Jail

Posted January 6th, 2014 at 9:20 am (UTC+0)
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International rights groups are calling for the release of a prominent photographer in Bahrain, who is being held in prison for documenting anti-government protests in that country.  Reporters Without Borders joins the Committee to Protect Journalists in calling for the immediate release of Ahmed Jaber Al-Fardan. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights (BCHR) says that […]

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Will Bahrain Free Jailed Activist Nabeel Rajab on Good Behavior?

Posted November 28th, 2013 at 3:17 pm (UTC+0)
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VOA reporter Cecily Hilleary monitors the state of free expression and free speech around the world.

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