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Another poignant casualty in Lebanon

(es) Vienna/ Beirut updated November 21, 2021 The Daily Star, one of the oldest English-language newspapers in the Middle East, has abruptly closed - leaving its...

Kurdish writer Nedim Türfent now in prison for 2000 days

(es/wh) London/ Vienna,  November 3, 2021 54 international organisations demand Türfent's immediate freedom Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent has now spent 2000 days in prison in Turkey,...

Turkey’s abuse of journalists as bad as ever

(es) Istanbul/ Vienna, November 02, 2021 The price of real journalism in Turkey? Long sentences The Turkish Journalists’ Association has released its report for October 2021:...

COP26 president – a decade of torpedoing climate action

Cannes, November 2, 2021 by Mark Porter The world will soon face “catastrophe” from climate breakdown if urgent action is not taken, the British president of...

Safety of Journalists Weekly 26 Oct – 2 Nov 2021

Interntl. Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists Strasbourg, November 2, 2021 The Safety of Journalists Platform special page presents 26 alerts on unsolved murders...

Polish PM – rebel without a clause. Europe’s endgame?

Cannes, October 28, 2021 (updated 02/11/21) by Mark Porter The ongoing chess match between Brussels and Warsaw has Western analysts chewing their nails. Poland’s right-wing government...

Kabul: relatives of rich given safe passage pretending to be journalists

Letter from hiding in Afghanistan from AJT JOURNOS LEFT TO ROT WHILE FRAUDULENT GIVEN SAFE PASSAGE Freedom of expression and media were restricted after the Taliban...

Reuters report on need for “impartial news”

Oxford, October 22, 2021 THE RELEVANCE OF IMPARTIAL NEWS IN A POLARISED WORLD A report by JV Consulting commissioned by the Reuters Institute for the Study...

Pro-Russia journalists accuse Ukrainian president of cleansing dissonant voices

Cannes, October 22 by Mark Porter Ukrainian journalists linked to an oligarch friend of the Russian president Vladimir Putin have appealed to Europe’s top human rights...

Editor wins prestigious prize. Will it save his paper?

Vienna, October 20, 2021 by Edward Steen Walter Hämmerle, editor of the Wiener Zeitung, the world's oldest surviving daily, was one of the winners of major...

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