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Infographic: Freedom of press in India is worse than Afganistan

Jul 24, 2015

Infographic: Freedom of press in India is worse than Afganistan

When it comes to freedom of Press, India ranks 136 out of 180 countries, a poor record which needs to be rectified. #India #Journalism #Finland #Reporters Without Borders #World Press Freedom Index #Eritrea #Infographic #Shareworthy
France: Lawmakers approve controversial surveillance bill

May 05, 2015

France: Lawmakers approve controversial surveillance bill

France's lower house of Parliament has approved a bill aimed at legalizing broad surveillance of terrorism suspects that has drawn an outcry from advocates of civil liberties. #World #Terrorism #France #NewsTracker #Reporters Without Borders
Second blogger hacked to death by axe weilding assailants in Bangladesh, police nab 2

Mar 31, 2015

Second blogger hacked to death by axe weilding assailants in Bangladesh, police nab 2

A blogger was hacked to death by assailants using machetes in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, #Dhaka #Reporters Without Borders #blogger #Dhaka university #Avijit Roy #hacked to death
White House asked to help bring home missing journalist held in Syria

Feb 06, 2015

White House asked to help bring home missing journalist held in Syria

Parents of a missing journalist detained in Syria and the press freedom group Reporters Without Borders are calling on the White House to help bring the journalist home safely. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #journalist #Reporters Without Borders #Hostage
Growing threat to press freedom: 66 journalists murdered in Syria in 2014

Dec 17, 2014

Growing threat to press freedom: 66 journalists murdered in Syria in 2014

The deadliest country for journalists in 2014 was Syria, where 15 were killed, followed by the Palestinian territories, especially Gaza, then eastern Ukraine, Iraq and Libya. #Syria #NewsTracker #Journalism #Iraq #journalists #Gaza #Reporters Without Borders #islamic-state #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #reporters #Beheadings #Conflict Reporting #War Zones
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
Reporters' group wants attack on journalists to be war crime

Dec 14, 2013

Reporters' group wants attack on journalists to be war crime

The global group Reporters Without Borders is proposing that attacks on journalists be considered war crimes by the International Criminal Court. #Media #United Nations #journalists #Reporters Without Borders #attacks on journalists
Syria Gunmen kidnap 7 Red Cross workers

Oct 14, 2013

Syria Gunmen kidnap 7 Red Cross workers

Gunmen abducted six Red Cross workers and a Syrian Red Crescent volunteer after stopping their convoy early Sunday in northwestern Syria, a spokesman said, in the latest high-profile kidnapping in the country's civil war. #World #Syria #Red Cross #NewsTracker #Reporters Without Borders #Syrian Red Crescent #Simon Schorno #ICRC
Turkey Gezi Park shut for public, hours after reopening

Jul 09, 2013

Turkey Gezi Park shut for public, hours after reopening

An Istanbul park that was at the center of weeks of anti-government demonstrations opened for a few hours Monday, but Turkish authorities quickly closed it and fired a water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters heading to the area for a planned rally. #NewsTracker #Istanbul #Reporters Without Borders #Erdogan #Taksim Square #Gezi Park #Huseyin Avni Mutlu #Istanbul Bar Association
131 on the press freedom index A wakeup call for India?

Nov 21, 2012

131 on the press freedom index A wakeup call for India?

How did Bangladesh make it ahead of India on the Press Freedom Index? And why is the motherland of the Argumentative Indian ranked 131 anyway? #ConnectTheDots #Markandey Katju #Reporters Without Borders #press freedom index