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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…
Watchdog Says World Internet Freedom In Decline

Watchdog Says World Internet Freedom In Decline

By RFE/RL | --- A U.S.-based rights watchdog says Internet freedom around the world has deteriorated for the fourth consecutive year, with the steepest declines in Russia, Ukraine, and Turkey. In its…