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Mongolia: RSF urges legislators not to override presidential veto of dangerous social media bill
RSF calls on Mongolian Parliament to uphold the presidential veto of a dangerous social media bill, during the plenary vote scheduled for 17 March.
RSF helps create Observatory of Violence against Journalists in Brazil
RSF also reiterated its call for a dialogue with the federal police in the state of Amazonas, who are responsible for investigating the June 2022 murders of British journalist Dom Philips and the Brazilian expert on Indigenous peoples, Bruno Pereira.
#FreeIhsaneElKadi – RSF launches petition for Algerian journalist Ihsane El Kadi’s immediate release
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is launching a petition for the urgent release of media director Ihsane El Kadi, the victim of political and judicial harassment in Algeria, where he has been held on trumped-up charges for the past month.
Sixteen media leaders from 14 countries call for Algerian colleague’s release
Brought together by RSF, 16 media publishers and editors from 14 countries, including Nobel peace laureate Dmitry Muratov, are calling on Algeria to release imprisoned media director Ihsane El Kadi and to stop obstructing the two media outlets he runs.
RSF urges Biden, Trudeau to raise journalist safety during summit in Mexico City
The safety of journalists must be part of the discussion when President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador convene in Mexico City for the North American Leaders’ Summit on January 9.
RSF refers Algerian journalist’s imprisonment to United Nations
RSF has referred persecution of the director of Radio M and Maghreb Émergent in Algeria to the UN. Subjected to judicial harassment, Ihsane El Kadi was arrested on 24 December in a final attempt to silence Algeria’s last independent media outlets.
Slovenia: Media freedom groups back legislative efforts to depoliticise public media
RSF joins its partner organisations in welcoming the initiative of the new government to reduce the influence of politics on the public broadcaster’s operations and foster an enabling climate for its public service mission.