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Seeing red over green: China to install censorship software

June 12, 2009 2:10 PM ET

China's announcement that personal computers sold from July 1 must carry Internet-filtering software pre-installed by the manufacturer should be a flashing red light to journalists and defenders of free expression online....

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Good discussions in Bonn; murder in Mogadishu

June 8, 2009 4:59 PM ET

Journalism conferences discussing global trends often inflate the real but intermittent risks faced by foreign correspondents from wealthier nations who travel to and report from less stable regions of the world. They do so at the expense of downplaying if...

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Ossébi's byline missing as sensitive case moves forward

May 7, 2009 10:06 AM ET

A French judge on Tuesday authorized an anti-corruption group to pursue a complaint that questions how the leaders of three oil-rich, central African nations amassed their personal assets. One byline was absent in news media coverage: Bruno Ossébi, an online...

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Nowhere safe for Vietnamese bloggers

May 4, 2009 3:10 PM ET

A major leap forward for freedom of expression in Vietnam has been the rise of blogs. But this development has led to growing conflicts between bloggers, government authorities, and, potentially, multinational Internet service companies.  ...

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Chinese bloggers often go missing

May 1, 2009 12:02 PM ET

CPJ's ranking is helpful in that it makes the world pay attention to countries that censor the Internet. I do not know much about other countries, but I know about China. I believe that the outside world (as well as...

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Bloggers in Burma write at great risk

May 1, 2009 10:39 AM ET

Blogging in Burma is nearly as dangerous as protesting on the streets against the country's military-run government. So it will come as no surprise to those who closely monitor Burma's heavily restricted media and censored Internet that CPJ has ranked...

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A Cuban blogger confronts 'silent repression'

April 30, 2009 4:09 PM ET

Why write a blog? My reasons might not be convincing, but to me, they are enough. The most important paper in my country is Granma, the official organ of the Communist Party in Cuba. You open it, you read it,...

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Armenian online editor beaten, hospitalized

April 30, 2009 3:57 PM ET

New York, April 30, 2009--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Armenian authorities to apprehend three assailants who attacked Argishti Kivirian, editor of the independent news Web site Armenia Today. The unidentified men beat Kivirian early this morning, leaving him...

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A blogger in Tunisia: My life with the censor

April 30, 2009 10:00 AM ET

The specter of government opposition to blogging, journalism, and free expression in general in Tunisia is so intense that the mere appearance of a specific name online is enough to push the government to block the Web site where it...

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The 'cruel censorship' of Turkmenistan

April 30, 2009 10:00 AM ET

Even though Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhammedov announced two years ago the necessity of universal Internet access, the Web is more than restricted in the country. This is connected to cruel official censorship, the serious limitation of the availability and speed...

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