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MIL-OSI NGOs: Citizen-journalist gets virtual death sentence a day after Liu Xia’s release

By   /  July 14, 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: Citizen-journalist gets virtual death sentence a day after Liu Xia’s release

Source: Reporters Without Borders – The sentence was passed on the 64-year-old Qin by an intermediate court in the central city of Wuhan on 11 July, just one day after the Chinese authorities released Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel peace and RSF Press Freedom laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died last year in detention. “The democracies […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Chinese embassy attacks Swedish reporter based in Taiwan

By   /  July 12, 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: Chinese embassy attacks Swedish reporter based in Taiwan

Source: Reporters Without Borders – The attack on Olsson, an experienced reporter and recognized China specialist, was made in an unsigned statement issued on 3 July by China’s embassy in Stockholm, where the ambassador is Gui Congyou. It took issue with a 19 June article in Expressen in which Olsson gave many examples of the […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: RSF worried by Rwandan candidate to head OIF

By   /  July 11, 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 worried by Rwandan candidate to head OIF

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Her government’s spokesperson as well as its foreign minister, and so far the only person running against the OIF’s current secretary-general, the Canadian Michaëlle Jean, who is seeking a second term, Mushikiwabo has already received the public backing of French President Emmanuel Macron and the African Union. The next secretary-general […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Libya – Tripoli’s new rules put journalists’ lives in danger

By   /  July 11, 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: Libya – Tripoli’s new rules put journalists’ lives in danger

Source: Reporters Without Borders – The foreign media’s ability to operate in Libya has declined dramatically since the GNA took office under Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in March 2016, and has become almost impossible since CNN’s exclusive report in November 2017 about migrants being sold as slaves in Libya. “This must seem unbelievable, but I […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: We must not forget China’s other defenders of the freedom to inform

By   /  July 11, 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: We must not forget China’s other defenders of the freedom to inform

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Finally freed by the Chinese authorities yesterday, Liu Xia, 57, had been under house arrest in Beijing ever since her imprisoned husband, Liu Xiaobo, a recipient of RSFs Press Freedom Prize, was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2010. He died in detention last year. According to diplomats, she left […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Ampatuan massacre, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, English, Evening Report, Fiji, Global, Hong Kong, Human Rights, India, Japan, Justice, Media, Media Freedom, Media Freedom Index, MIL OSI, Miloš Zeman, Multimedia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Rappler, Reportage, Reporters Sans Frontieres, Reporters Without Borders, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, War on drugs, Warlords  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Sick joke’, threats cited in Asia-Pacific declining media freedom summit

Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire talks about the global threat against journalists. Video: Café Pacific By David Robie in Paris When Reporters Without Borders chief Christophe Deloire introduced the Paris-based global media watchdog’s Asia-Pacific press freedom defenders to his overview last week, it was grim listening. First up in RSF’s catalogue of crimes and […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Netherlands: Confidentiality of Dutch reporters’ sources repeatedly violated

By   /  July 10, 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: Netherlands: Confidentiality of Dutch reporters’ sources repeatedly violated

Source: Reporters Without Borders – It was the third time in recent months that the Dutch judicial authorities have violated the confidentiality of journalists’ sources.  In the latest case, reported by public TV channel NOS on 4 July and confirmed a few hours later by the Amsterdam public prosecutor’s office, prosecutors allowed police to bug […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Zahra Kazemi’s killers still unpunished, 15 years after her death in custody

By   /  July 10, 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: Zahra Kazemi’s killers still unpunished, 15 years after her death in custody

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Her killers included then Tehran prosecutor Said Mortazavi, who was responsible for many crimes of violence against journalists and citizen-journalists during his long career as a henchman for Supreme Leader and press freedom predator Ali Khamenei. Zahra Kazemi was 55 years old when she died on 11 July 2003 from […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: US – #WeeklyAddress July 2-July 9: New York Times reporter reassigned to new city following controversial leak

By   /  July 10, 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 – #WeeklyAddress July 2-July 9: New York Times reporter reassigned to new city following controversial leak

Source: Reporters Without Borders – New York Times reporter reassigned to New York following controversial leak New York Times reporter Ali Watkins was appointed a “senior mentor” and reassigned from her Washington DC beat to one in New York following a leak incident with James A. Wolfe, a former Senate Intelligence Committee aide. In a […]

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MIL-OSI NGOs: Angola : Rafael Marques and Mariano Bras acquitted at last

By   /  July 10, 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: Angola : Rafael Marques and Mariano Bras acquitted at last

Source: Reporters Without Borders – Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is relieved to learn that Angolan journalists Rafael Marques and Mariano Bras were acquitted on criminal defamation charges on 6 July. “By recognizing that these journalists simply exercised ‘their right to inform,’ the Luanda court has sent a strong message of support for the freedom to […]

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