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Syrian Authorities arrest woman blogger

Syrian authorities arrested a blogger on Sunday who was traveling to Jordan to attend a conference on freedom of the press in the region, her friends said.

December 5, 2011 10:18
 

Kuwait journalist jailed for slander

Writer Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem gets a six-month sentence for calling for the resignation of the Prime Minister.

April 7, 2010 5:23
 
Tread at your own peril, Part II

Tread at your own peril, Part II

It may be a minefield out there for investigative journalists, but for all reporters there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Lara Haidar of The Rights Lawyers explains to Communicate magazine the balance between freedom of speech and the law in the UAE. Part II.

September 29, 2009 9:13
 
Tread at your own peril, Part I

Tread at your own peril, Part I

It may be a minefield out there for investigative journalists, but for all reporters there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Lara Haidar of The Rights Lawyers explains to Communicate magazine the balance between freedom of speech and the law in the UAE. Part I.

September 28, 2009 10:07
 
Do you think there is freedom of speech in the UAE?

Do you think there is freedom of speech in the UAE?

The results are in.

April 19, 2009 9:43
 
Surfing smoothly in Saudi

Surfing smoothly in Saudi

Saudi officials have introduced plans to promote e-media in the kingdom. But will web journalists enjoy the right to free speech?

March 18, 2009 12:48
 
What freedom of speech?

What freedom of speech?

While the new law prohibits the UAE’s courts from imprisoning journalists for doing their jobs, it allows imposing of hefty fines for “publishing information that damages the country’s reputation.”

January 21, 2009 3:48