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Tirelessly Reporting the Human Side of the War

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

Fire-starters, willing to risk their lives to witness the almost unbelievable reality of injustice, violence, undemocratic actions and hatred towards human lives, photojournalists are the public enemies of the most extremists groups.

Egypt Cracks Down on Journalists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.01.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It was said in jest but a professor of politics at Egypt's Nile University warned journalists and anyone taking pictures not to do so after an escalat...

WATCH: 'Underlying Message ... Is We'll Buy Your Coverage If You Get Out Alive'

The Huffington Post | Megan Robertson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Media

2012 has been one of the deadliest years on record for journalists, according to both the United Nations and a new report from the International Press...

UN: 2012 The Deadliest Year For Journalists On Record

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.27.2013 | Media

2012 has been the deadliest year for journalists in recent memory, a new report and the United Nations both claimed last week. The International Pr...

Journalists Targeted: U.S. Reporters 'Hunted,' Attacked And Detained Amid Violent Clash In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Reports continue to emerge that as Egyptian government loyalists and protesters take to the streets creating a war zone, American journalists in Cairo...

Tug of War Over Lebanese Journalists Union Leadership

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Veteran Lebanese journalists working for foreign media have been denied membership and those affiliated with online outlets -- to say nothing of bloggers -- haven't even been on the LJU's radar screen.

Two International Awards Help Widen the Cracks in the Wall of Censorship and Repression

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Yoani Sanchez

On days like this I very much regret not having an Internet connection to share so much happiness with the commentators on the blog. Clacking keybo...

Lebanese Press Freedom Takes Hits: IPI Report

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Press freedom is suffering in Lebanon, despite a modicum of maneuverability allowed by the law and the government's non-interference with journalists,...

Vienna Declaration: Press Freedom and Security Compatible in Fight Against Terrorism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Security and press freedom can coexist, with the free flow of information recognized as the best weapon against terrorism, international media experts argued in a final declaration published this week.