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Text of report by Tsireletso Motgelwa entitled "How Mugabe's 'Press freedom' shames Khama's" published by Botswana newspaper Mmegi website on 18 July Staff writer Tshireletso Motlogelwa finds that the controversial Zimbabwean Access to Information and Protection Act may be a repressive piece of legislation, but it beats Botswana's Media Practitioners Bill at every turn.
Text of open letter addressed to Belarusian President Alyasksandr Lukashenka, published by New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) website on 8 July Dear Mr.
Text of press release from Vienna-based Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on 27 June The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Miklos Haraszti today called on the upper chamber of Belarus's parliament not to adopt a draft law that would further restrict media freedom in the country.
By Joe Pinchot, The Herald, Sharon, Pa. Jun.
Internet sites like YouTube and Myspace have been blocked by several Indonesian internet providers for carrying a Dutch film that is critical of the Koran, according to an information ministry official.
By LANDRIGAN JOHN NEW Zealand's porn king will risk jail to challenge censorship laws with a cutting-edge adult internet site. "It's on the internet. They can't stop it. This will remove the subjectiveness of the law," says Steve Crow.
By Kim McLaughlin COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish security police on Tuesday arrested nine men suspected of plotting to carry out a terrorist bomb attack in the Nordic country.
By Edmund Blair TEHRAN (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary
By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed a journalist in Democratic Republic of Congo early on Saturday, a day after foreign donors called on the government to guarantee press freedoms ahead of historic elections this month.
MIAMI (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Miami's public school system on Wednesday, saying its ban on a children's book about travel to Cuba was unconstitutional.
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