May 3, 2013
by Jaclyn Belczyk
2012 marked the deadliest year for journalists, with at least 23 professional and 58 citizen journalists killed, according to a report released Friday by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). RSF released its annual Press Freedom Index to coincide with World Press Freedom Day. Along with ranking ...[read more]
November 2, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
A controversial Russian Internet regulation law which gives the Russian government the ability to completely block access to certain websites went into effect on Thursday. The bill's stated purpose is to block access to child pornography and the encouragement of drug use or suicide. Reporters ...[read more]
September 19, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
The independent media rights group, Reporters Without Borders (RSF), warned Ukrainian lawmakers on Wednesday against passing a bill that would criminalize libel. The bill, which passed on its first reading this week, would establish fines and other punishments, including prison and correctional ...[read more]
October 2, 2011
by Ashley Hileman
The UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) on Saturday voiced concerns regarding the growing number of journalists killed in Mexico and called for Mexican authorities to investigate these crimes and bring those responsible to justice. According to the journalism rights group, ...[read more]
May 3, 2011
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Journalism rights group Reporters without Borders (RSF) on Tuesday released its annual list of predators of press freedom, which included the heads of state of several countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The list is composed of 38 world leaders and organizations, including Syrian ...[read more]
September 9, 2010
by Jay Carmella
A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer has been detained for allegedly spreading propaganda and colluding against national security, her family said Wednesday. Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is most widely known for representing political activists following the controversial 2009 presidential election, ...[read more]
May 3, 2010
by Matt Glenn
Journalism rights group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released a report Monday listing 40 Predators of Press Freedom throughout the world. The list includes several prominent politicians and groups including Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Ma... ...[read more]
March 20, 2009
by Brian Jackson
Iranian blogger Omidreza Mirsayafi reportedly committed suicide Wednesday after serving one month of a 30-month prison sentence for insulting Iran's spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Both the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHR) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) ...[read more]
November 4, 2008
by Lucas Tanglen
The Dutch government on Tuesday announced that it has proposed legislation that would allow journalists to keep their sources secret from the government. The proposal comes two years after a Dutch trial judge detained two newspaper reporters for three days after they refused to reveal their ...[read more]
October 7, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
Lehman Brothers Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fuld Monday called for a new regulatory scheme for financial firms in testimony before the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Fuld answered questions regarding Lehman Brother's role in the current financial ...[read more]

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