freedom of the press


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a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the US Constitution

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Obama, the people in Turkey who believe in Western values have started to feel disgust from the word "concerned" you use to refer to the state of freedom of the press in Turkey.
It is strange that some of the attendees of the council meeting were editors-in-chief with close relations with decision-makers who themselves seemed surprised by the issuance of a law with articles that violate the freedom of the press.
In fact, despite the Supreme Court's unwillingness to give press freedom independent Charter consideration, three key principles in the Court's jurisprudence militate against a conception of freedom of the press as a mere adjunct of freedom of expression.
The report's second part provided field analytical vision on the situation of the freedom of the press in the Arab world.
Such threats are not merely an attack on one journalist, they are an attack on the freedom of the press in Northern Ireland.
The current balance between the 'public interest in freedom of the press and free expression' and other matters of public interest appears to me out of kilter," she told the inquiry in a written witness statement.
The Vice Prime Minister reminded that the Freedom House ranked Kyrgyzstan 155th in the Freedom of the Press Index among 197 countries of the world and this way included Kyrgyzstan into the group of not free countries.
RAMALLAH, May 3, 2012 (WAFA) -- Prime Minister Salam Fayyad Thursday stressed that there will be no limit to freedom of the press in the Palestinian Territory.
It may be mentioned here that the Day focuses on the importance of the freedom of the press and freedom of expression.
This government is against the freedom of the press and by imposing restrictions on it, the government merely wants that the media should promote the government.
Ben Jaafar said that freedom of the press and speech "could not be submitted to any blackmailing," and the delicate stage the country is going through requires the right balance between freedom, security and stability, underscoring the importance of imposing professional ethics to be set by an independent authority of professionals capable diagnosing the sector's reality so as to keep abreast with the democratic change in the country.
Kuwait leads Lebanon in freedom of the press In a truly surprising twist, a recent study on the freedom of the press in the Middle East ranks Lebanese media as a mere third.
Freedom of the Press is at the heart of Bahrain's reforms project, he said in a statement marking World Press Freedom Day, celebrated today.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton condemned Thursday the Egyptian government over attacks on reporters by supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and urged Cairo to ensure freedom of the press.
Beirut -- PNN - The contest for the sixth edition of the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press is open to candidates from the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Gulf until 30 March 2011.
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