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PM Netanyahu wants a Free Press, just not in Israel

PM Netanyahu wants a Free Press, just not in Israel

By Ari Heistein | (Informed Comment) | - - Continuing his assault on transparency and independent voices in the media, Prime Minister Netanyahu denied investigative journalist Raviv Drucker’s Freedom of Information Law…
Don’t Be Fooled by Saudi’s Reshuffle

Don’t Be Fooled by Saudi’s Reshuffle

By Adam Coogle | (Human Rights Watch) | - King Salman’s promotion of his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef to the position of crown prince and heir apparent marks a change of direction…
Israeli Forces Target Journalists in West Bank

Israeli Forces Target Journalists in West Bank

By Mel Frykberg | - KAFR QADDOUM, West Bank (IPS) - It is becoming increasingly risky to cover clashes and protests between Israeli security forces and Palestinian protesters in the West Bank…
“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

By Leila Lemghalef UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - A leading advocacy group warns of a “worldwide deterioration in freedom of information” last year.Out of the 180 countries being surveyed, two-thirds have slipped in…