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Online magazine shut down for defamation

Editor of website convicted and fined AED20,000 in case filed by the Abu Dhabi Media Company.

January 16, 2010 6:06
 
Don’t talk

Don’t talk

The UAE’s ranking in the world press freedom index has fallen by more than 15 places since 2008. Why?

October 21, 2009 1:38
 
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
 
It’s a regional trend

It’s a regional trend

The Doha Centre slams the region for its lack of media freedom in a report titled Media Freedom in the Middle East and North Africa; the report couldn’t have come at a more opportune time.

February 10, 2009 12:45