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Moroccan court sentences striking dissident journalist to five years in jail
Middle East

Moroccan court sentences striking dissident journalist to five years in jail

CASABLANCA, Morocco, July 9 (Reuters) – A Moroccan court in Casablanca on Friday handed a five-year jail sentence to Moroccan…
Tunisian journalists protest over new head of state news agency
Middle East

Tunisian journalists protest over new head of state news agency

TUNIS (Reuters) – Journalists at Tunisia’s state news agency protested on Tuesday against the appointment of a new chief executive,…
Why are foreign journalists fleeing China?
World

Why are foreign journalists fleeing China?

At least 20 journalists have been expelled or forced to leave China since last year, the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China has said.…
Egypt welcomes Turkey’s ‘good gesture’ after it asks Egyptian opposition channels to reduce criticism
Egypt

Egypt welcomes Turkey’s ‘good gesture’ after it asks Egyptian opposition channels to reduce criticism

The Egyptian Minister of Information Osama Heikal announced that he welcomed the Turkish government’s decision to ask anti-Egypt channels in…
Islamic State says it killed female media workers in east Afghanistan
Middle East

Islamic State says it killed female media workers in east Afghanistan

(Reuters) – The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed three female media workers in eastern Afghanistan.…
Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon
World

Facebook says it will lift its Australian news ban soon

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Facebook said on Tuesday it will lift its ban on Australians sharing news after it struck…
2 Belarusian journalists sent to prison for covering protest
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2 Belarusian journalists sent to prison for covering protest

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A court in Belarus on Thursday sent two female journalists to prison on charges of violating…
Journalist Mosaed trapped in Turkey after fleeing Iran
Middle East

Journalist Mosaed trapped in Turkey after fleeing Iran

Corruption cases have always interested the Iranian journalist Mohammad Mosaed, who has made them a focus of his reporting. But that…
Report: gov’t spyware targets phones of Al-Jazeera reporters
Middle East

Report: gov’t spyware targets phones of Al-Jazeera reporters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of journalists at Al-Jazeera, the Qatari state-owned media company, have been targeted by…
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law
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Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai charged under national security law

HONG KONG (Reuters) -Hong Kong democracy activist and media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 73, has been charged under the city’s national…
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