The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
South Sudan slipped 12 places in the annual press freedom index published by Reporters Without Borders (RWB) on Wednesday, 30 January 2013, leaving it at 124th out of the 180 countries ranked.
1 Feb 2013 10:44
For the second year in a row, Sudan occupies one of the worst positions in the press freedom index 2013 published on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 by Reporters Without Borders. Out of the 179 countries included in the list, Sudan occupies number 170.
31 Jan 2013 11:56
KHARTOUM, SUDAN: Sudanese security authorities on Sunday [2 September 2012] confiscated editions of three daily newspapers after being printed and without giving their editors any reasons.
4 Sep 2012 12:42
KHARTOUM, SUDAN: A Sudanese official has expressed dissatisfaction with the existence of virtual newspapers and media outlets operating without regulation from the state, warning that they represent "a challenge to journalism".
16 Aug 2012 13:15
KHARTOUM: Sudan's state security agency on Monday [4 June 2012] blocked distribution of the country's largest-circulation newspaper, which has criticised talks between Sudan and South Sudan, the newspaper's boss said.
5 Jun 2012 12:22
KHARTOUM: Sudan has stepped up harassment of journalists and increased censorship in the wake of fighting with South Sudan, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Thursday [17 May 2012].
21 May 2012 13:42
Khartoum: Security authorities in Sudan suspended on Monday [2 January 2012] the publication of the daily newspaper Ra'y al-Sha'b, hours after its copies were confiscated.
4 Jan 2012 12:01
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35