Middle East & North Africa

  

Key Media Officials in Azerbaijan

Minister of Press and Information: Siruz Khudat ogli Tabrizli, born 1942 in Tabriz, Iran. A writer, poet, former journalist. Holds democratic views but is a strong supporter of President Heidar Aliyev. Member of parliament and a leader of Aliyev’s New Azerbaijan party. Serves as minister under the “List of 18” exception which allows 15 percent…

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Attacks on the Press in 1997

Attacks on the Press in 1997 Introduction: Attacks on the Press in 1997 Imprisoned Index imprision country list Imprisoned Journalists confirmedright1.html Contributors: Attacks on the Press in 1997 Index: Attacks on the Press in 1997 Credits: Attacks on the Press in 1997-Credits Attacks on the Press in 1997 Attacks on the Press in 1997 Imprisoned…

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Archived Documents, 1997

CPJ News Alerts, 1997 Mexico: Killing of Journalist Condemned Indonesia: Ahmed Taufik accepts award Press Freedom Groups Condemn Algeria’s Silencing of Independent Press Algeria: Letter to the Embassy of Algeria 185 Journalists Imprisoned Worldwide Proceeds from Michael Bloomberg’s Book to Benefit CPJ Bosnia: Dayton Accords Broken Letter to Madeleine Albright Cambodian Journalists Threatened by Military…

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YELENA MASYUK

YELENA MASYUK, correspondent for NTV, captured the world’s attention when she was kidnapped by Chechen armed rebels May 10 and held, along with her two crew members, for 100 days in harsh, inhumane conditions, most of the time in damp mountain caves. She had covered the Chechen war in 1994 for NTV and had endeavored…

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Enemies of the Press 1997

The 10 Worst Offenders of 1997

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CPJ and the World

The publication in March of CPJ’s Attacks on the Press in 1996 was the culmination of months of intense preparation by CPJ staff, investigating and verifying more than 1,000 documented cases of violations of press freedom worldwide. The 376-page volume, edited by Publications Director Alice Chasan, is the longest and most comprehensive of CPJ’s annual…

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Kuwait Releases Journalists From Prison

Six Jordanian journalists were among 405 prisoners released from Kuwaiti prisons on Feb. 25 as part of a pardon by Emir Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah marking the sixth anniversary of the country’s liberation from Iraqi occupation.

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Spring 1997 Index

Internet Edition No. 53

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Attacks on the Press in 1996

Attacks on the Press in 1996: Table of Contents CPJ News Alert Angola: Attacks on the Press in 1996 Botswana: Attacks on the Press in 1996 Central African Republic: Attacks on the Press in 1996 Cameroon: Attacks on the Press in 1996 ethiopia: Attacks on the Press in 1996 the gambia: Attacks on the Press…

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Archived Documents, 1996

CPJ News Alerts, 1996 Algeria: Arrest Of Newspaper Cartoonist Groups Urge Algerian Government to Release Political Cartoonist alg3.12.html Assassination of Algerian Radio Host Historic Verdict in Argentine Libel Case Journalists from India, Mexico, Palestinian Authority, Turkey To Receive Award Serbia / Montenegro: Chronology of events Balkans Press Freedom Mission Recent Attack on U.S Journalist in…

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