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MIL-OSI NGOs: After Uganda, Benin and Zambia impose “worrying” tax on social networks

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: After Uganda, Benin and Zambia impose “worrying” tax on social networks

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Launched by the local bloggers’ association, the hashtag #TaxePasMesMo (Don’t Tax My Megabytes) has gone viral in Benin. They are campaigning against the tax on social networks that went into effect on 19 September and has already made Internet accounts ten times more expensive. This includes access to such online […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: US, Uzbekistan – RSF welcomes Muhammad Bekjanov, once the world’s longest-detained journalist, to Washington

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: US, Uzbekistan – RSF welcomes Muhammad Bekjanov, once the world’s longest-detained journalist, to Washington

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Once the editor of Uzbekistan’s leading opposition newspaper, Erk (Freedom), Muhammad Bekjanov is one of the world’s longest-detained reporters, having spent 18 years in prison. Today, he considers himself an independent journalist serving the Uzbek community and an inadvertent advocate for political reform and rehabilitation in Uzbekistan. Bekjanov traveled to […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: US – RSF welcomes Muhammad Bekjanov, once the world’s longest-detained journalist, to Washington

By   /  September 22, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: US – RSF welcomes Muhammad Bekjanov, once the world’s longest-detained journalist, to Washington

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomed Uzbek journalist Muhammad Bekjanov, once the world’s longest detained reporter and winner of RSF’s 2013 Press Freedom Prize, to Washington, DC, last week for a series of meetings with members of the US government, nongovernmental organizations, and press. Once the editor of Uzbekistan’s leading opposition […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF deplores excessive jail term for Myanmar columnist

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF deplores excessive jail term for Myanmar columnist

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Ngar Min Swe was found guilty of sedition on 18 July by a Yangon court for “writing abusive posts on Facebook against State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, making people get the wrong impression of her”, in the words of the court spokesman. Ngar Min Swe, who used to write […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF condemns the arrest of two investigative journalists in Bulgaria

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF condemns the arrest of two investigative journalists in Bulgaria

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Attila Biro, editor of the Romanian investigative website Rise Project, and Dimitar Stoyanov, of the Bulgarian site Bivol, were arrested in the Sofia suburb of Pernik on 14 September and held for six hours. RSF calls on the Bulgarian authorities to guarantee the safety of the pair, who since have received thinly disguised threats. Biro […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Vietnamese citizen-journalist facing second, longer jail term facing second, longer jail term

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Vietnamese citizen-journalist facing second, longer jail term facing second, longer jail term

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) regards this as a flagrant violation of the freedom to inform, one that Vietnam’s commercial partners must not implicitly endorse. Instead they should use their trade ties to put pressure on the regime’s leadership, RSF says. Arrested on 24 January while trying to film people being […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Appeal court could uphold life sentences for three well-known journalists

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Turkey: Appeal court could uphold life sentences for three well-known journalists

Source: Reporters Without Borders – After a preliminary hearing in June, an Istanbul regional court will today begin examining the substance of the appeals of three well-known journalists, Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan and Nazlı Ilıcak. If it confirms their sentences, they will end their days in prison, subjected to a drastic form of solitary confinement, […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Russia: Media co-founder’s poisoning must be properly investigated, RSF says

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Russia: Media co-founder’s poisoning must be properly investigated, RSF says

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for a full and impartial investigation into the poisoning of Pyotr Verzilov, a well-known activist and co-founder of the Mediazona news website, who was trying to shed light on the murders of three Russian journalists in the Central African Republic when he was hospitalized in […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Radio reporter stabbed to death in central Somalia

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Radio reporter stabbed to death in central Somalia

Source: Reporters Without Borders – The reporter, Abdirizak Said Osman, was stabbed to death by unknown attackers at around 11 p.m. on 18 September as he left Voice of Peace, a local radio station in Galkayo, a city on Puntland’s southern border that is mostly controlled by the Puntland government. According to the information obtained […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Reporters Without Borders brings iconic Press Freedom Awards ceremony to London for the first time

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organisations, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI NGOs: Reporters Without Borders brings iconic Press Freedom Awards ceremony to London for the first time

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Established in 1992, previous winners of the awards include the renowned late Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, courageous Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim, and embattled Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet. This year’s awards were selected by a high-profile international jury, including notable figures such as Nobel Peace Prize laureate […]

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