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Sunday, October 13, 2019
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Sunday, October 13, 2019
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Saturday, October 12, 2019
NewsIn the lead to up to the second anniversary of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination where the Maltese government’s failure to deliver justice is in focus, Reporters Without Borders condemns the intensification of threats against independent news outlets and in particular the one led by a journalist who was recently awarded with RSF press freedom award for independence.The latest report registered by press freedom watchdogs on 5 October 2019 refers to an attack from a member of the communications staff at the Office of the Prime Minister in Malta, Josef Caruana, (Full Story)
Saturday, October 12, 2019
NewsReporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the Trump administration’s sixth deployment of the Espionage Act against an intelligence official for leaking information to the press.Defense Intelligence Agency employee Henry Frese was arrested on two charges under the Espionage Act on Wednesday, October 9 for leaking top-secret and classified information, incl (Full Story)
Saturday, October 12, 2019
NewsIn the lead to up to the second anniversary of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination where the Maltese government’s failure to deliver justice is in focus, Reporters Without Borders condemns the intensification of threats against independent news outlets and in particular the one led by a journalist who was recently awarded with RSF press freedom award for independence.The latest report registered by press freedom watchdogs on 5 October 2019 refers to an attack from a member of the communications staff at the Office of the Prime Minister in Malta, Josef Caruana, (Full Story)
Friday, October 11, 2019
Expand Anti-government demonstrators chant slogans against President Lenin Moreno and his economic policies during a protest in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. © 2011 AP Photo/Fernando Vergara (Washington, DC) —Ecuadorian authorities should investigate and hold accountable demonstrators who committed serious acts of violence and members of security forces who responded with excessive force during ongoing anti-government protests, Human Rights Watch said today. The protests began on October 3, 2019 after President Lenin Moreno signed off on austerity measures that eliminated a US$1.3… (Full Story)
Friday, October 11, 2019
Expand On September 24, soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) attacked and looted the Royal Palace, in Bafut, North-West region. © Creative Commons/ShareAlike 3.0   When Cameroon ratified the World Heritage Convention in 1982, it pledged to protect and preserve its rich historical and cultural heritage. Cameroon is also party to the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property. Now, it faces a crucial test in keeping these promises following an attack by government troops on a sacred site of great cultural importance. On September 24, soldiers from the Rapid… (Full Story)
Friday, October 11, 2019
Expand Chinese Honour Guard stand with Nepalese and Chinese flags ahead of a welcoming ceremony for the Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari. © Madoka Ikegami/Pool Photo via AP   As Nepal gets ready to welcome President Xi Jinping of China on October 12, 2019, it appears that the two countries are preparing to sign an extradition treaty. Details of the agreement are not yet known, but it should be made public and should not put anyone in Nepal that the Chinese government sees as a threat – including refugees, activists, and journalists – in danger of being sent back to face unfair trials… (Full Story)
Friday, October 11, 2019
Expand Thousands people from various Islamic organizations marched to the Jakarta Governor Office in October, 2016. Blasphemy laws are now being used as a political tool in Indonesia.   An Indonesian woman with a psychosocial disability faces up to five years in prison for an altercation at a mosque, the latest victim of Indonesia’s toxic “blasphemy” law. This week, witnesses testified in court that defendant Suzethe Margaret, a Christian woman living in Bogor, a Jakarta suburb, brought a small dog into a neighborhood mosque, looking for her husband. Margaret accused the mosque of converting… (Full Story)
Friday, October 11, 2019
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