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Tsvangirai Urges Foreign Based Journo’s To Come Back Home

March 6, 2009


Added by Media in Zimbabwe • Mar 4th, 2009 • Category: Media News Information Minister Webster Shamu by Tsitsi Chimberengwa All those wishing to practice journalism, should do so without having to pay exorbitant registration fees or face unnecessary restrictions, said Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai during his inaugural speech to the Seventh parliament opening […]

Award of European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize to Hu Jia hailed as “great victory for Chinese prisoners of conscience”

October 23, 2008


China – Europe 23 October 2008 Reporters Without borders Today’s decision by the European Parliament to award the 2008 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to Hu Jia, a Chinese human rights activist held since December 2007 for posting articles online and giving interviews to foreign journalists, is welcomed with enthusiasm by Reporters Without Borders. […]

wars against women

June 4, 2008


The Deccan Herald ~~ Wednesday June 4 2008 Wars against women (Article available at Project Syndicate in English, Spanish, Russian, French, German, Czech and Chinese) by Heleen Mees and Femke van Zeijl AMSTERDAM – Truth is often said to be the first casualty in wartime. But if the real truth is told, it is women […]

The Cowardice of Silence

June 1, 2008


The Guardian ~~ London ~~ Saturday May 31 2008 John Pilger When I phoned Aung San Suu Kyi’s home in Rangoon yesterday, I imagined the path to her door that looks down on Inya Lake. Through ragged palms, a trip-wire is visible, a reminder that this is the prison of a woman whose party was […]