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15 October 2010
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Just two days before Egypt's most dissident newspaper editor was forced out of his job, he sat down to type a remarkably prescient editorial. "It's impossible for the Egyptian regime to give up election rigging," wrote Ibrahim Eissa. "So the solution it has devised is that instead of putting a stop to rigging, it will put a stop to the talk about rigging..." More

28 July 2010
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WAN-IFRA presents the latest in an exclusive series of monthly cartoons by Michel Cambon satirizing the enemies of press freedom. Click on the image, download and publish for free.

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17 June 2010
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WAN-IFRA presents the latest in an exclusive series of monthly cartoons by Michel Cambon satirizing the enemies of press freedom. Click on the image, download and publish for free.

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07 June 2010
cheap sex toys Creating A Space For Free Expression
Asos Hardi is the editor-in-chief and founder of the Awene (Mirror) newspaper in Iraqi Kurdistan. He was invited to speak at the 4th Arab Free Press Forum held in Beirut on 6-7 June 2010, where he shared his knowledge and experience on the business of news publishing in the Arab world. WAN-IFRA caught up with him to get his thoughts on what had been a fascinating two days of discussion.More

26 April 2010
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In an exclusive editorial for WAN-IFRA's 3 May World Press Freedom Day campaign, Slim Bagga - former editor of Tunisia's opposition monthly, L'Audace - explores why the people of Tunisia should demand a free press.More

20 January 2011
NEW ARAB PRESS NETWORK WEBSITE
Please visit WAN-IFRA's new Arab Press Network website to continue reading about our work in the region. More

13 December 2010
Moroccan Journalist Wins Gebran Tueni Prize
Abu_Bakr.gifAboubakr Jama, the co-founder and former managing director of the weekly newspaper Le Journal Hebdomadaire and a pioneer of the independent press in Morocco, has been awarded the 2010 Gebran Tueni Award, the annual prize of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) that honours an editor or publisher from the Arab region.More

01 December 2010
2011 World Press Photo Contest
234x60_English_2011.gifWorld Press Photo is now inviting professional photographers and photojournalists to enter the 2011 World Press Photo Contest. The deadline for submitting entries is 13 January 2011.More

17 November 2010
Five Years Past WSIS, Online Activity Even More Censored in Tunisia
The International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG), a coalition of 20 IFEX members that includes WAN-IFRA, is deeply concerned that five years after hosting the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), Tunisia remains one of the most repressive countries for independent journalists, bloggers and human rights defenders. Access to the Internet is heavily censored, independent websites are blocked or hacked, and emails and phone calls are intercepted. More

16 November 2010
International Partnership For Yemen Reports On Critical Press Freedom Situation
A coalition of international press freedom and human rights organisations, including WAN-IFRA, have called on the government of Yemen "to end the practice of extrajudicial trials for journalists" following a hearing for Saba news agency reporter Abdul Ilah Hayder Shae, who is being held in military detention for his work covering Al-Qaeda.More

14 October 2010
World's Press Condemns Attacks Against Independent Egyptian Media
WAN-IFRA has condemned the recent spate of attacks against the independent press in Egypt ahead of the forthcoming parliamentary and 2011 presidential elections. It calls on President Hosni Mubarak to ensure that the press is able to report free from government pressure.More

12 October 2010
IFEX-TMG members call for immediate release of ailing journalist on hunger strike
The International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring Group (IFEX-TMG), a coalition of 20 IFEX members (amongst them WAN-IFRA), is gravely concerned for the well-being of Tunisian journalist Fahem Boukaddous and urges his immediate release. Boukaddous, whose health has sharply deteriorated in prison, is serving a four-year jail term following his conviction in July for "forming a criminal association liable to attack persons." More

04 October 2010
WAN-IFRA Press Freedom Resolution for Bahrain
The Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), meeting in Hamburg, Germany, on 4 October 2010, urges the Bahraini government to take all necessary steps to reverse the ongoing crackdown against freedom of expression in the country.More

15 September 2010
Judges who call for independent judiciary targeted for speaking out
Members of the IFEX-TMG have written to the International Association of Judges (IAJ) to appeal for support for judges in Tunisia, who are being persecuted for openly calling for judicial independence or for criticising the government. More

02 September 2010
35 IFEX members and other organisations appeal for charges to be dropped against prominent human rights activists and blogger
WAN-IFRA, along with 34 fellow IFEX members, regional and international legal and human rights organisations, have launched a joint appeal for charges to be dropped against prominent human rights activists Gamal Eid, director of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), Ahmad Saif al-Islam, founder of Hisham Mubarak Law Centre (HMLC), as well as blogger Amr Gharbeia.More

23 July 2010
The Rory Peck Awards - Call for Entries
The Rory Peck Awards is the only awards competition that celebrates the work of freelance news and current affairs camera operators around the world. The closing date for this year's awards is Monday 6 September. More