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The Slow and Painful Death of Freedom in Canada
World  (tags: Canada, rights and freedoms, Harper, media, cyber surveillance, freedom of assembly, freedom of the press, freedom of information )

- 2272 days ago -
Less than a generation ago, Canada was a world leader when it came to the fundamental democratic freedoms of assembly, speech and information. ... Fast-forward a decade, and we've become a true north suppressed and disparate ...
Vietnam Clamps Down on Bloggers
World  (tags: internet freedoms, freedom of the press, Vietnam, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, news, politics, interesting, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', blog, world, society )

- 2641 days ago -
A pioneer of citizens' journalism in Vietnam is risking 20 years in jail for defending Internet freedom and exposing the draconian censorship laws in this communist party-ruled country.
MIDEAST: Censorship Changes Colours
World  (tags: freedoms, politics, middle-east, news, Arab Spring, freedom of the press, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, conflict )

- 2730 days ago -
Attempts by regimes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to suppress the flow of information during the region's pro-democracy uprisings has led a higher number of journalists killed, attacked or arrested.
CENSORSHIP: The Read and the Black
World  (tags: government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', MEDIA, freedom of the press, society, freedoms, world, ethics )

- 3242 days ago -
Why are Latin American democracies suddenly attacking the free press?
World Press Freedom Day, May 3
World  (tags: Freedom of the Press, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Expression, Democracy, Human Rights )

- 3365 days ago -
World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the globe every May 3rd, representing an opportunity to commemorate the fundamental principles of press freedom and to pay solemn tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the line of duty...
China's Media Freedom Is in Name Only
World  (tags: Beijing Bloody Olympics, Freedom of the Press, Censorship )

- 4022 days ago -
Chinese authorities have ordered a 10-second broadcast delay to avoid "undesirable" incidents - such as protests or anti-Chinese slogans - being seen by the domestic masses, according to Hong Kong's Ming Pao daily, a Chinese-language newspaper.
China.Com: Propaganda at It's Very Best!
World  (tags: China, Propaganda, Freedom of The Press )

- 4107 days ago -
"Beijing Torch Relay in Dehli a success! Bangkok: "Light the Passion, Share the Dream" "Double act, old trick behind Tibet chaos" "Tibetan names change with the times" "Don't Be Too CNN, don't turn black into white" ...etc...etc...etc...
China Blocks Reporting in Tibetan Areas
World  (tags: Tibet-Chinese-Oppression, Freedom of the Press )

- 4122 days ago -
DANBA, China: It was just after nightfall when three journalists were stopped at a police checkpoint on a winding, rutted road in China's western Sichuan province -- territory that had become out of bounds for the foreigners.
Chinese Get ONE News Source on Tibet
World  (tags: China, Freedom of The Press )

- 4126 days ago -
The official news agency provides all coverage for print and TV, while censors closely monitor the Web. "Freedom under control" - Made in China
China: Strategy for "Managing" Foreign Journalists
World  (tags: China, Freedom of the Press )

- 4127 days ago -
Reporters Without Borders has obtained a classified memo from Chinese sources that sets out the behaviour that government officials should adopt with foreign journalists before and during the Beijing Olympic Games. It tells them to display openness but...
Stories China's Media Could Not Write
World  (tags: Freedom of The Press, Censorship, China oppression )

- 4140 days ago -
If you have nothing to hide - what's the problem? When journalists at China's national broadcaster CCTV log on, one of the first things that pops up on screen is a notice about what not to report.

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