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Reporters Without Borders - Annual Reports

PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:04 am
by zeez
www.rsf.org
REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS

Press freedom shrinks

Informing the public in North Africa, the Middle East and Iran is a very risky business. Local journalists work in fear of government repression and foreign journalists who come to report on events in a region scarred by violence and terrorism work in very dangerous conditions.

Annual Reports 2005:

Midle-East and North Africa
http://www.rsf.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=514

Syria
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=13313

Iran
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=13306

Israel
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=13308

Tunisia
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=13314

Saudi Arabia
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=13312

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2004:

Worst record of press freedom

Being a journalist in Iran or the Arab world often means not crossing the red lines set by the authorities if you want to avoid the repression of long-established dictatorships, authoritarian regimes or paper democracies. Only the vigorous and irreverent press in Israel has any true independence in a democratic environment, despite pressures on it.

Annual Reports 2004:

Middle-East and North Africa
http://www.rsf.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=421

Lebanon
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=9934

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