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  Reporters sans frontières - United States
Reporters Without Borders today condemned a motion filed by US federal prosecutors yesterday calling for the rescinding of a decision to release San Francisco-based video journalist and blogger Josh Wolf on bail pending the outcome of his appeal.
Reporters Without Borders today hailed a federal appeal court’s decision yesterday to release journalist and blogger Josh Wolf on bail while it hears his appeal against a contempt of court ruling under which he had been imprisoned since 1 August for refusing to turn over his video files to the police.
Reporters Without Borders added: “Keeping Wolf in prison would be tantamount to denying the role that the press is supposed to play in a democracy, one of questioning and criticising.
www.rsf.org /article.php3?id_article=18731   (1319 words)

  
  Reporters Without Borders petitions Steve Jobs | The Register
The resulting report largely exonerated the company, finding "no evidence whatsoever of the use of child labour or any form of forced labour" and factories which were "generally bright, clean and modern with air-conditioned assembly line areas".
Reporters Without Borders, an organisation that defends press freedom throughout the world, urges you to intercede with your subcontractor in China, the Taiwanese company Foxconn, and get it to drop its lawsuit against reporter Wang You and editor Weng Bao of China Business News (Diyi Jingji Ribao).
Reporters' work should be free from any prejudice and strive to present only the truth; this is any journalist's basic code of professional conduct and code of ethics, as he or she enjoys unfettered freedom for speech.
www.theregister.co.uk /2006/08/30/rwb_petitions_jobs   (1035 words)

  
 ei: Journalists in Danger
EI's Journalists in Danger section offers news about the difficulties and danger journalists experience while trying to do their job, and features reports from key journalist advocacy groups such as the Committee to Protect Journalists and Reporters without Borders.
Reporters Without Borders is overjoyed at the news that British journalist Alan Johnston was released in the early hours of 4 July 2007 in Gaza as a result of the intervention of senior Muslim clerics and negotiations between Hamas and his kidnappers.
Reporters Without Borders condemned the use of violence by parliamentary security guards in Gaza to disperse a demonstration today by Palestinian journalists demanding the release of BBC correspondent Alan Johnston, who has been held hostage since 12 March.
electronicintifada.net /v2/journalistsindanger.shtml   (1003 words)

  
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Reporters Without Borders works constantly to restore their right to be informed.
Reporters Without Borders believes imprisoning or killing a journalist is like eliminating a key witness and threatens everyone's right to be informed.
Reporters Without Borders is fighting to reduce the use of censorship and to oppose laws designed to restrict press freedom.
www.geocities.jp /cstst055/data/20041007A.txt   (762 words)

  
 Reporters sans frontières - International
Unlike other organisations, Reporters Without Borders includes journalists in its death count only when it is certain that their deaths are linked to their work as journalists.
Reporters Without Borders had registered more than a dozen physical attacks on journalists and another dozen threats to them in Peru by early March, a month before presidential elections,.
Reporters Without Borders met Iraqi President Jalal Talabani at the end of the year and urged him to put a stop to such incidents.
www.rsf.org /article.php3?id_article=20286   (1365 words)

  
 Reporters sans frontières - France
At a time when violence against journalists is at an exceptionally high level, the city of Bayeux in Normandy is preparing with Reporters Without Borders to inaugurate a memorial to all the journalists who have been killed in the course of their work throughout the world since 1944.
Reporters Without Borders carries out a range of projects aimed at increasing the safety of journalists.
Reporters Without Borders appeals to all those throughout the world who are committed to press freedom to help ensure that no one is omitted from the Memorial’s list of journalists killed.
www.rsf.org /article.php3?id_article=17943   (480 words)

  
 Narco News Writes an Open Letter to Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is, in reality (although you might protest the characterization), a quasi-governmental agency.
What you at Reporters Without Borders are denouncing here is speech itself: and I, for one, don't believe I am at all alone in wondering how a press-freedom organization could engage in such an Orwellian discourse, so harmful to the bedrock principles of free speech and press freedom.
According to the 1991-1992 annual report of PROVEA, Venezuela's leading human rights group, in that year there were 125 distinct attacks upon individual journalists in that country: physical beatings, interference, threats, legal persecution, raids, seizures, imprisonment, and firings of journalists specifically related to their work as journalists.
www.narconews.com /letterwithoutborders1.html   (4496 words)

  
 The Blog | Sheldon Drobny: Reporters Without Borders | The Huffington Post
Reporters Without Borders (RWB) is a non-profit organization that evaluates freedom of the press in countries throughout the world.
The report is based on a questionnaire sent to partner organisations of Reporters Without Borders (14 freedom of expression groups in five continents) and its 130 correspondents around the world, as well as to journalists, researchers, jurists and human rights activists.
RWB is careful to note that the index only deals with press freedom, and does not measure the quality of journalism.
www.huffingtonpost.com /sheldon-drobny/reporters-without-borders_b_23829.html   (1102 words)

  
 Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders and International Media Support condemn the failure of the army to put an end to the attacks on the press, as well as the unacceptable harassment by both government and LTTE of the few journalists still working in the peninsula.
reporter on the daily El Imparcial (in Hermosillo, in the northwestern state of Sonora) vanished on 2 April 2005.
On 26 July 2007, Reporters Without Borders provided financial support for the Tamil daily newspaper Uthayan, four of whose employees have been killed by paramilitaries or the security forces.
www.rsf.org /rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=20   (381 words)

  
 Reporters Without Borders - SourceWatch
Reporters Without Borders, or RWB (French: Reporters sans frontières, or RSF) is "an international non-governmental organization devoted to freedom of the press".
RWB/RSF is a member of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange, a virtual network of non-governmental organisations that monitors free expression violations worldwide and campaigns to defend journalists, writers and others who are persecuted for exercising their right to freedom of expression.
Diana Barahona and Jeb Sprague, "Reporters Without Borders and Washington's Coups", Counterpunch, 2 August 2006.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Reporters_Without_Borders   (689 words)

  
 Newsvine - reporters-without-borders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-25)
Reporters Without Borders today condemned the murder of Koussai Kahdban, an Iraqi journalist with local radio station Al-Bilad, who was shot by gunmen on 22 April in Baghdad.
Reporters Without Borders today hailed the release on 11 April of CBS cameraman Abdul Ameer Younis Hussein, who had been held by the US military for a year at Camp Bucca detention centre and Abu Ghraib prison.
Reporters Without Borders voiced concern today about detained Sudanese cameraman Sami Al-Haj of the pan-Arab TV station Al-Jazeera and reiterated its call for his release in the absence of specific charges after speaking to his London-based lawyer Clive Stafford-Smith.
www.newsvine.com /reporters-without-borders   (1070 words)

  
 Group: 81 reporters killed in 2006 - Boston.com
Eighty-one journalists and media staffers were killed worldwide in 2006, making it the deadliest year for reporters in more than a decade, Reporters Without Borders said Thursday.
Iraq was the most dangerous country for journalists last year, with 39 reporters and 26 other media workers killed, the Paris-based media advocacy group said.
Reporters Without Borders raised concerns about democratic countries having "little ambition, and sometimes even giving up, in defending the values they are supposed to embody."
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2007/02/01/group_81_reporters_killed_in_2006   (279 words)

  
 Damoclès - English version
Drawn up by Reporters Without Borders in 2002, this spells out eight principles which, if followed by those who run the media, would help prevent or reduce risks faced by journalists working in dangerous situations.
Reporters Without Borders and the French insurance company Bellini Prévoyance, in partnership with the ACE insurance group, are offering cut-price coverage to freelance journalists and photographers on assignment anywhere in the world.
Reporters Without Borders is also a think-tank about all media issues and problems.
www.reseau-damocles.org /rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=193   (320 words)

  
 The Media: Two TV stations closed for showing Iraqis protesting against death sentence for Saddam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-25)
Reporters Without Borders today condemned the Iraqi government’s decision yesterday to close down two privately-owned TV stations for “inciting violence and murder” by screening footage of protests against former President Saddam Hussein’s death sentence.
Reporters Without Borders learned that around 50 policemen also overran the Baghdad studios of the privately-owned Iraqi TV station Al Sharkiya and threatened to close it down if it broadcast programmes about Saddam’s trial.
Reporters Without Borders also learned that two Iraqi journalists were attacked by policemen last month in the city of Najaf.
electroniciraq.net /news/2603.shtml   (503 words)

  
 NGO to Monitor Media Treatment in US Military Unit in Iraq - Global Policy Forum - UN Security Council
Robert Menard, one of the founders of the Paris-based Reporters Sans Frontieres (Reporters Without Borders), said the U.S. Department of Defense agreed Tuesday to accept a representative at one of the units.
Reporters Sans Frontieres, a nongovernmental organization (NGO), has yet to decide on which squadron to join and who to send, but that the representative will be incorporated by Friday with a mission to check how the journalists covering the unit were being treated, he said.
Menard said he believes Reporters Sans Frontieres is the only organization that has asked the United States for permission to monitor the working condition of journalists in war situations and it is likely the first time for the U.S. military to allow an NGO to conduct such checks.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/iraq/media/2003/0326ngomon.htm   (596 words)

  
 Russia Blog: A Closer Look at Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Rankings
The France-based non-governmental organization Reporters Without Borders recently released their Worldwide Press Freedom index, which ranks Russia as 147th on a list of 168 countries in terms of protecting journalists and media expression.
The Palestinian Authority is ranked thirteen spots ahead of Russia, even though reporters have been kidnapped or threatened by Hamas for reporting weapons smuggling tunnels dug under houses, the launching of rockets at Israeli towns, and the indoctrination of children to create suicide bombers.
Reporters Without Borders also claims that American journalists are less free than their counterparts in France.
www.russiablog.org /2006/10/reporters_without_borders_pres.php   (1144 words)

  
 Reporters Without Borders
According to Reporters Without Borders, 25 journalists lost their lives in 2002 while exercising their profession.
Reporters Without Borders has been working for the past 20 years to defend the right to inform and be informed.
Reporters Without Borders defends imprisoned journalists and the freedom of the press around the world, according to article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
www.ebu.ch /news/press_archive/2003_and_prev/press_breves_2003_1_rsf.php   (164 words)

  
 The Lies of Reporters without Borders [Voltaire]
French NGO Reporters without borders, dedicated to the defense of press freedom, is today at the center of a controversy.
Reporters without Borders –Spanish Section- has requested its adhesion to the lawsuit presented by the family on May 27, 2003, against the responsible ones for the death of José Couso.
Considering the publication of this report that, according to its version, exonerates the responsibility of the murderers of the journalists at the Palestina Hote, the continuation of its organization’s duties regarding the popular action at the National High Courts’ open procedures is absolutely incoherent and contradictory.
www.voltairenet.org /article127688.html   (3249 words)

  
 Reporters sans frontières - Middle East press releases : 2003 archives
3 December 2003 - Reporters Without Borders calls for case against journalist to be dropped
12 July 2003 - Reporters Without Borders shocked by the death of a photojournalist in Tehran.
10 July 2003 - Reporters Without Borders demands enquiry intowhy jailed woman journalist is in a coma
www.rsf.org /archives-en.php3?id_rubrique=44&annee=2003   (2266 words)

  
 The Reporters Without Borders Fraud
According to the 2004 annual report from the RSF, “at last 53 information professionals lost their lives in the practice of their jobs or for expressing their opinions.” Iraq is, according to this report, the most dangerous country for journalism with 19 reporters murdered.
It is devoted to the job of propaganda and disinformation at the service of the interests of those who finance Reporters without Borders, namely the French state, and the large economic and financial groups, the extreme Cuban right from Florida and the U.S. Department of State.
Reporters without Borders is at the service of governments and the powerful economic and financial interests.
www.venezuelanalysis.com /articles.php?artno=1448   (1604 words)

  
 Tags - Reporters Without Borders - Instablogs Community
Reporters Without Borders in a recent print advertisement campaign lashes out on the countries that restrict press freedom.
He had gone for reporting in the tribal areas near Afghanistan border where security forces are fighting with Talibani and Al-Qaeda militants.
Reporters Without Borders seemed to have greatly irked, and rightly so, with the state intervention in independent news sites and publications in many countries.
www.instablogs.com /tags/reporters-without-borders   (350 words)

  
 Six Journalists Arrested in Past Week (Regime Change Iran)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-25)
Reporters Without Borders condemned the arrests of six journalists in the past week and called for the release of all journalists detained in Iran.
Reporters Without Borders today condemned the arrests of six journalists in the past week and called for the release of all journalists detained in Iran.
Reporters Without Borders added: “They may be released after paying exorbitant fines but they can be sent back to prison at any time and are not able to work in any acceptable fashion.”
regimechangeiniran.com /2006/10/six-journalists-arrested-in-pa   (656 words)

  
 Report Lists 'Enemies Of The Internet', Reporters Without Borders Names Countries Lacking In Cyber-Freedom Of ...
Reporters Without Borders says the leading violator of online freedom of expression is China, where the government closely monitors all Internet content.
The report claims that Egyptian bloggers have come under intense scrutiny in 2006, with several being arrested for urging economic reforms on their sites and others facing police harassment.
Coinciding with the release of their 2006 Enemies of the Internet list, Reporters Without Borders launched a 24 hour appeal Tuesday, asking people to visit their website and register their name in support of freedom of cyber-expression, and to chose one of the nations on the list to publicly denounce.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/11/07/world/main2158494.shtml   (773 words)

  
 Reporters Without Borders and Washington's Coups
Investigative reporter Jeremy Bigwood asked Morillon on April 25 if her group was getting any money from the I.R.I., and she denied it, but the existence of the grants was confirmed by NED assistant to the president, Patrick Thomas.
RSF's 2005 and 2006 reports failed to condemn the extrajudicial execution of community journalist and radio reporter Abdias Jean, whom witnesses say was killed by police after he had snapped shots of three youngsters the police had killed.
He was taking pictures." He admitted that none of the witnesses to the murder had been interviewed, while all the unpublished information he had on the case was based on the testimony of the police, known for their widespread killings and abuses.
www.venezuelanalysis.com /articles.php?artno=1788   (1924 words)

  
 [LAsolidarity] Reporters Without (Shame) Borders acknowledge they receive payment
(7) According to the 2004 annual report from the RSF, "at last 53 information professionals lost their lives in the practice of their jobs or for expressing their opinions." Iraq is, according to this report, the most dangerous country for journalism with 19 reporters murdered.
It is devoted to the job of propaganda and disinformation at the service of the interests of those who finance Reporters without Borders, namely the French state, and the large economic and financial groups, the extreme Cuban right from Florida and the U.S. Department of State.
Reporters Without Borders is at the service of governments and the powerful economic and financial interests.
lists.mutualaid.org /pipermail/lasolidarity/2005-May/001566.html   (1451 words)

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