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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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous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

Aug 19, 2014

News Corporation's marriage of convenience with the Press Council looks shaky

Attacks on the Press Council reflect the conveniently shifting opinions of news media publishers to the political environment rather than fundamental questions of press freedom Continue reading..... #News Corporation Limited #Fairfax Media #Australia
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 18, 2014

SC Ports again seek cruise terminal permit

(AP) -- Nearly a year after a judge tossed out a permit for a $35 million cruise terminal in Charleston, the South Carolina Ports Authority is once again seeking federal permission for the project. Documents provided The Associated Press through the ... #South Carolina #Army Corps of Engineers #Charleston, SC
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 23, 2014

Paris to celebrate end to Nazi rule 70 years later

(AP) -- Her code name was Rainer and she had a gun she called Oscar. Not yet 20, she aimed her weapon at a Nazi officer and shot him to death on a Paris bridge on a Sunday afternoon. That deed on July 23, 1944, was Madeleine Riffaud's summons to Pari... #Europe #Paris