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ARCHIVES: State Persecution

Type Title Posted Updated Edit
News Azerbaijan: Nakhchivan authorities continue to harass IRFS correspondent Sep 4, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Tajikistan: BBC correspondent tells court he was tortured while detained Aug 23, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Heavy fines for two independent newspapers Aug 8, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Sri Lanka: President personally phones newspaper’s chairman to threaten him Aug 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Russia: Two seizures of newspaper issues by regional governments in past month Aug 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Ethiopia: Two journalists freed on bail, two others in separate case remain in detention Jul 26, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Malawi: Journalists beaten and detained to prevent them covering protests Jul 22, 2011 May 23, 2018
News China: Were business newspaper’s investigative reporters fired or given other jobs? Jul 22, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Senegal: Walfadjri media group hounded as President Wade resists pressure to go Jul 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Azerbaijan: Journalist hounded in autonomous republic, two colleagues attacked Jul 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Police attack journalists during Tunis demonstrations Jul 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Tajikistan: Authorities free BBC correspondent but put him under judicial control Jul 15, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Imminent closure threat lifted for two newspapers but harassment continue Jul 15, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Questions raised by detention of four photographers on spying charges in Georgia Jul 9, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Australian editor convicted, released in Burma Jul 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Zimbabwe: Standard journalists released on bail, investigation continues Jul 2, 2011 May 24, 2018
News Belarus police detain and beat a dozen reporters Jul 1, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Cuba: Authorities step up harassment of independent news centre Jul 1, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Moroccan information minister has two Dubai TV journalists fired Jun 30, 2011 May 23, 2018
News France 24 journalist harassed by Hamas over report about Salafist group Jun 29, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Haiti: Two Petit-Goâve radio journalists arbitrarily detained Jun 29, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Tajikistan: Worldwide call for BBC correspondent’s release Jun 29, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Ethiopia: Two journalists arrested as pressure mounts on private media Jun 28, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Sudan: Jailed editor facing possible death penalty or life imprisonment Jun 28, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Uzbekistan: Former TV journalists start hunger strike after conviction over protest Jun 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Israel openly threatens journalists planning to sail with Gaza flotilla Jun 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Djibouti: Six radio station contributors freed after four months in prison Jun 24, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Indonesia: Former Playboy editor freed after eight months in prison Jun 24, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Pakistan reporter beaten for reporting on earlier attack Jun 21, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Tamil journalist bound, shot, during Sri Lankan civil war Jun 21, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Turkey: Two journalists complete 100th day in prison Jun 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Sudan: Ten journalists hounded for covering rights violations Jun 18, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Tajikistan: BBC World Service reporter held in northwestern city Jun 17, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Kyrgyz parliament orders blocking of news website of record Jun 17, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Iranian authorities “responsible for journalist’s death” Jun 15, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Somali journalists arrested for covering protests Jun 14, 2011 May 23, 2018
News In Belarus, Poczobut in closed trial for 'insulting' leader Jun 14, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Morocco: Casablanca court sentences newspaper editor to a year in prison Jun 14, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Pakistani journalists threatened after covering killings Jun 10, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Central African Republic editor charged with incitement Jun 7, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Rwanda: Exiled editor sentenced for 'insulting' president Jun 6, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Sudan journalists who report on rape charged with crimes Jun 6, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Dominican Republic: TV host released after six days, but trial continues Jun 3, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Russian journalist deported from Belarus Jun 1, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Russian journalist deported, banned from returning for five years May 31, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Latvia: Anti-corruption police steal newspaper’s files May 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Azerbaijan editor freed on presidential pardon after 4 years in prison May 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Embattled reporter prevented from leaving Uzbekistan May 25, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Colombia: Seventh break-in at journalist’s home, intelligence agency suspected May 25, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Kyrgyzstan: Disturbing spate of physical attacks on journalists May 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Russia: Court acquits Dagestan’s leading independent newspaper May 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Photographer deliberately shot by Israeli soldier during Nakba Day clashes May 17, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Burundi: Online newspaper editor freed after 10 months in detention May 17, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Mexico: Journalist freed after three years in prison on baseless charges, plans exile May 17, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Irina Khalip handed a suspended two-year prison term May 16, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Zimbabwe: Journalist arrested, independent dailies harassed in return to bad old ways May 13, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Uganda: Ten reporters injured by security forces while covering opposition leader’s return May 13, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Journalists beaten by police in central Tunis May 6, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Moldova: Transnistrian journalist gets presidential pardon in return for televised confession May 6, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Two Chinese journalists missing, feared detained May 5, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Vietnam: Independent publisher freed, but questioned again May 5, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Iran: 80-yr-old journalist, under house arrest for 10 years, commits suicide May 3, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Thirty-eight heads of state and warlords sow terror among journalists May 3, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Vietnam: Detained for winning “Freedom to Publish Prize” May 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Saudia Arabia imposes stricter controls on media May 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Thailand: Lèse-majesté charge used to crackdown on opposition media May 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Syria silencing all critics; Al-jazeera journalist missing May 2, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Rwanda: Prosecutors request 10-year jail sentence for exiled newspaper editor Apr 29, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Authorities continue drive to stamp out pro-opposition media in Sri Lanka Apr 29, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Two leading independent newspapers threatened with closure Apr 28, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Arrests of journalists continue in Bahrain Apr 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Seizures of newspapers, smear campaigns against journalists in Yemen Apr 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Iran still targeting human rights lawyers and journalists Apr 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News After deadly metro blast, Belarus cracks down on press Apr 27, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Peru: Appeal to presidential candidates after journalist gets three years for defamation Apr 26, 2011 May 23, 2018
News WikiLeaks revelations about Al-Jazeera cameraman’s detention in Guantanamo Apr 26, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Bahrain detains columnist; 4 located in Libya Apr 25, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Journalists Hammerl, Morgana Gillis in Libyan custody Apr 23, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Guinea Bissau: Stay of execution for newspaper Apr 22, 2011 May 23, 2018
News International community urged asked to press Kurdistan to end abuses against journalists Apr 21, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Authorities target journalists again after April 11 metro bombing Apr 21, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Repression continues in Syria Apr 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Philippines: Criminal defamation charges brought against Mindanao radio journalist Apr 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Repression continues in Yemen Apr 20, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Malaysia: Head of journalists’ union facing dismissal for criticising his newspaper Apr 19, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Malaysia: Many opposition and news sites brought down by cyber-attacks in election run-up Apr 16, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Senegal: Another heavy fine and suspended jail sentence for investigative journalist Apr 15, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Al-Wasat founder dies in custody in Bahrain Apr 15, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Syria arrests freelance journalist reporting for France Culture Apr 14, 2011 May 23, 2018
News IFJ raises concerns over arrest of journalist amid media clampdown in Syria Apr 13, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Swaziland security forces target journalists Apr 13, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Bahraini blogger dies in custody; journalists under attack Apr 13, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus jails prominent journalist and adds new charge Apr 12, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Burundi must free Kavumbagu, halt flawed prosecution Apr 12, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Venezuela: Carabobo state radio station shut down illegally and without explanation Apr 12, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Tajikistan: Extradition request for dissident journalist is "illegal and absurd" Apr 12, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Haiti: State TV chief fires three journalists, brings criminal defamation suit against them Apr 12, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Pakistan throttles Geo TV by blocking its profitable sports channel Apr 10, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Cuba: No more journalists left in prisons after dissidents flown to Spain Apr 10, 2011 May 23, 2018
News Belarus: Gazeta Wyborcza correspondent Andrey Pachobut arrested again Apr 10, 2011 May 23, 2018

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