Reports   |   Cyprus, Germany, Russia, Turkey

Turkey: Nationalism and the Press

By Robert Mahoney

As Turkish nationalist resist European tilt, free expression is a victim.
March 16, 2006 12:00 AM ET


Reports   |   Germany, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

Yemen: Attacks, Censorship, and Dirty Tricks

SANA'A, Yemen -- Newspaper editor Jamal Amer arrived home just before dawn last August 23 after closing the latest edition of his independent weekly, Al-Wasat. A shout pierced the morning calm as Amer got out of his car, and, within moments, a man in a military jacket and traditional head scarf bundled the editor into a nearby Toyota pickup.
March 9, 2006 12:00 AM ET


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Attacks on the Press 2005: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists (Follow Links for More Details)


Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights)
Imprisoned: October 1, 2005

The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I took the two magazines and spoke to the Supreme Court chief, who wrote to the attorney general to investigate," Baluch told The Associated Press.

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