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Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

Jul 10, 2014

Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

The article alleged that the country's military was operating a chemical weapons factory in the town of Pauk in Magway, under the instructions of former strongman junta chief Than Shwe. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #journalists #Human Rights Watch #Reporters Without Borders #Than Shwe #Chemical weapons #Press Freedom #Journalists jailed #Myanmar's Military Junta #Unity Weekly #Official Secrets
Press freedom will not be curbed under Modi: I&B minister Javadekar

May 28, 2014

Press freedom will not be curbed under Modi: I&B minister Javadekar

Newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar has sought to allay such fears among a section of the press by saying the government will not interfere with press freedom. #BJP #Narendra Modi #Prakash Javadekar #Prime Minister Modi #press freedom under Modi #Freedom of speech under Modi
Two more arrested for stabbing Hong Kong editor

Mar 13, 2014

Two more arrested for stabbing Hong Kong editor

Two more arrested in the case bringing the total arrests to 11. Nine people arrested on Wednesday were suspected to have links to organised crime, police said. #World #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Hong Kong #Press Freedom #Attack on Editor
Nine arrested for attacking Hong Kong newspaper editor

Mar 12, 2014

Nine arrested for attacking Hong Kong newspaper editor

The two suspected assailants were arrested in Guangdong, a province in mainland China that borders Hong Kong. #World #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Hong Kong #Press Freedom #Attack on Editor
Thousands rally for press freedom after Hong Kong editor stabbed

Mar 02, 2014

Thousands rally for press freedom after Hong Kong editor stabbed

Dressed in black and wearing blue ribbons, symbolizing press freedom, protesters carried a large banner with the words "They can't kill us all". Other banners and placards read "freedom from fear" and "protect press freedom". #World #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Hong Kong #Press Freedom #Attack on Editor

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Nov 30, 2012

Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Almost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication. #social media #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Leveson Report #Press Freedom #Press Regulation

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Jul 04, 2014

Freedom of the press came of age in NYC

Hamm: July 4 marks not only the day 13 colonies declared their independence, but also the birth of a new political system. And as every American knows, the right to criticize those in power is indispensable to our representative democracy...
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Jul 25, 2014

Dobie: Why don't all drivers take the 'E-Z' way?

I have a bifurcated relationship with lines. I accept them when they're unavoidable. And I avoid them whenever I can. Some things I don't mind waiting on line for -- like a great roller-coaster ride. But mostly I'm a devotee of Brazilian novelist Pau... #Connecticut #Paulo Coelho
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Jul 28, 2014

US surveillance threatens press freedom, rights groups say

Groups say large-scale surveillance making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press anonymously Continue reading..... #Connecticut #Paulo Coelho