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4 February 2004

Volume 13 - 2004 Issue 05 (3 Feb. 2004)


IFEX MEMBERS SUPPORT EFJA AGAINST GOVERNMENT HARASSMENT

Fourteen IFEX members have signed a joint letter in defence of the Ethiopian Free Press Journalists' Association (EFJA), condemning the Ethiopian government for its campaign to silence the press-freedom organisation.

MAYOR KILLS JOURNALIST

Police in Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province are investigating the whereabouts of the mayor of Manshera after he shot and killed a journalist who accused him of running an illegal liquor business.

IFEX MEMBERS RAISE ALARM OVER DRAFT MEDIA LAW

Amidst deteriorating press-freedom conditions in Kazakhstan, four IFEX members are warning that a draft media law being considered by the country's Senate will give the government greater powers to clamp down on the independent media.

WiPC DOCUMENTS WORLDWIDE ATTACKS ON FREE EXPRESSION

The Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN (WiPC) has released its latest case list of worldwide attacks on freedom of expression covering the period from July to December 2003.
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Is Microsoft Aiding Internet Censorship in China?

3 February 2004

Africa Ratifies Human Rights Court

3 February 2004

IAPA INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR 2004 GRAND PRIZE FOR PRESS FREEDOM

Newspapers and news agencies from the western Hemisphere are invited to submit nominations for the 2004 IAPA Grand Prize for Press Freedom.

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