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My statement about Rustavi 2 reflect the U.S. government and embassy’s position - Acting U.S. Ambassador

24 August / By Georgia Online

Acting Ambassador of the United States to Georgia Nicholas Berliner has responded to the critical statements made against him. 326 more words


Is there such a thing as Media Freedom in South Africa?

As a young journalist in South Africa, I find my self asking questions which tends not to be answered. Is there such a thing as Media Freedom in South Africa… 230 more words

Cornel Van Heerden

Ajit Doval on State Security , Statecraft and conflict of values

“My point is that, at some point, the national interest is supreme for all of us. Either we stay together or sink together. The day we sink, all this freedom of the press will also sink.” 29 more words


Turkey's Digital Crackdown on Media, Censors Hundreds of News Sites

Turkey recently started a new digital crackdown on critical and independent media. However, Turkish government has been involved in ‘online security’ policies as far back as 2007 with the law numbered 5651, Law Regulating Digital Publications which has very quickly expanded from its original aim and started targeting political dissent and criticism. 486 more words


Journalists charged with criminal defamation released from prison after six days.

Kampala, 20th/August/2015; Two Red Pepper journalists were on 19th August released almost a week later since they were remanded to Luzira after failing to pay a cash bail of 2 million Uganda shillings (USD571) each. 417 more words

Alerst And Stories

HRNJ-Uganda Alert, Journalists charged with criminal defamation, remanded to prison for declining to testify against their source.

Kampala, 18th /August/2015; Four journalists were on 13th August, this year charged with criminal defamation at the Buganda Road court in Kampala. The four -two from a daily tabloid the Red Pepper and two others from the New Vision all denied the charges and applied for bail. 477 more words

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