Joel Simon

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For Turkish Journalists, Arrest is a Real Danger

January 31, 2012 4:16 PM ET

In a rapidly changing Middle East, Turkey is increasingly being looked to by Arab neighbors as an example of what a post Arab-Spring society could look like. However, despite progressive, democratic, and secular institutions, the Turkish government maintains a dim view on...

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OAS should stand firm against Correa

January 24, 2012 5:03 PM ET

Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa has a torrid relationship with press freedom. His arsenal of repression includes such tactics as pre-empting private broadcasts to denounce the presenters, bankrupting papers through defamation suits, and publicly shouting down critics who dare question him.In his latest attempt to censor free expression...

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CPJ's Simon on Huffington Post: What is at stake in Egypt

February 8, 2011 12:02 PM ET

CPJ's executive director lays out "What Is at Stake With Egypt's Media Crackdown" in a February 3 piece on the Huffington Post. Joel Simon writes: "With no witnesses, those undertaking the violence in Egypt will have a free hand to...

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