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Samir Kassir

IFEX Conferees Told Media Freedom Must Be Preserved

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.05.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

A session about emerging online threats to journalists zeroed in on how repressive regimes exercise cyber censorship, surveillance and other forms of control.

To Samir Kassir and Neda Agha-Soltan

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

For Samir, Neda and the many others who lost their lives for democracy, we should keep up the fight, with or without American support.

Book Review: Michael Young, The Ghosts of Martyrs Square

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

The Ghosts of Martyrs Square captures the rise and fall of the democracy frenzy in Lebanon between 2005 and 2009.

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,...

Rima Maktabi: Al Arabiya's Stunning, Substantive, War-Tried Anchor

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

Fearless, dedicated, yet emotional about conflicts ripping into her country, Rima Maktabi knows when to suppress tears and get on with her job as a professional journalist.