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November 13, 2019 - 2:45 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities have re-arrested a journalist a week after he was released from prison, where he was serving a 10-year sentence for terror convictions. State-run Anadolu Agency said Ahmet Altan was returned to custody late Tuesday after prosecutors objected to his release and a...
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FILE- In this May 23, 2008 file photo, Sri Lankan journalists shout slogans during a protest demanding the government investigate into abduction and assault of fellow journalist Keith Noyahr in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living in exile doubt they’ll be able to return home soon or see justice served to their tormentors _ whose alleged ringleader could come to power in this weekend’s presidential election. Exiled journalists and media rights groups are expressing disappointment over the current government’s failure in punishing the culprits responsible for crimes committed against media members. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena, File)
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November 13, 2019 - 12:40 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Forced to flee their country a decade ago to escape allegedly state-sponsored killer squads, Sri Lankan journalists living in exile doubt they'll be able to return home soon or see justice served to their tormentors — whose alleged ringleader could come to power in this...
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November 04, 2019 - 7:03 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police fired tear gas on Monday to break up a demonstration by journalists protesting alleged abuse by the police, highlighting what some see as an attack on press freedom in the East African country. The placard-bearing journalists were stopped by armed police while...
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October 31, 2019 - 4:10 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Sudan's Media Authority has revoked the press accreditation of Canadian journalist Sam Mednick in response to a recent story she wrote for The Associated Press. The AP stands by Mednick and her story. The South Sudanese officials withdrew Mednick's accreditation for six...
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FILE- In this Friday, March 16, 2018 file photo candles are placed in memory of slain journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova during a rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. On Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, Slovakia's prosecutors have indicted four suspects for the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak government. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
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October 21, 2019 - 6:39 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia prosecutors have indicted four suspects in the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the government. The four include the alleged mastermind, a businessman who was long suspected of involvement in the crime. The...
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October 18, 2019 - 12:10 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has blacklisted and expelled the Asia coordinator of global press freedom group the Committee to Protect Journalists. CPJ executive director Joel Simon called the expulsion of Steven Butler "baffling" and "a slap in the face" to those concerned about press freedom in...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2018 file photo, Ronan Farrow attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York. Farrow’s new book is being sold in Australia despite threats of defamation lawsuits that the Pulitzer-winning journalist believes led some Australian retailers to drop the bestseller. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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October 17, 2019 - 3:59 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Ronan Farrow's new book is being sold in Australia despite threats of defamation lawsuits that the Pulitzer-winning journalist believes led some Australian retailers to drop the bestseller. "Catch and Kill" covers events leading to Farrow's New Yorker magazine expose of...
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October 10, 2019 - 3:04 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says that Iran has released a Russian journalist who has been detained for nearly two weeks over a visa violation. The Russian Embassy in Tehran tweeted that Yulia Yuzik was freed and left Iran on Thursday morning on an Aeroflot flight and that she will arrive in Moscow. Yuzik...
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October 04, 2019 - 11:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian journalist has been arrested in the Iranian capital and kept in custody since earlier this week, the Russian embassy to Tehran said on Friday. The embassy's press attaché told the Tass news agency that Yulia Yuzik flew into Tehran last Sunday and that Iranian officials...
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Demonstrators, including prominent activists and journalists, demonstrate in front of Parliament in Rabat, Morocco, Wednesday Oct. 2, 2019. Several dozens of Moroccan activists and journalists protested for the release of jailed journalist Haja Raissouni on Wednesday, warning that the one year prison term handed to her last Monday threatens condition of women and civil rights in the country. (AP Photo/Nadine Achoui-Lesage )
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October 02, 2019 - 3:10 pm
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Prominent activists and journalists have rallied in Morocco’s capital for the release of a journalist sentenced to prison for having premarital sex and an abortion, which are both illegal in the country. Demonstrators gathered in front of the parliament building in Rabat on...
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