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Alert: 24 hours to Save Sakineh from Death Sentence in Iran

UPDATE: (Sakineh’s execution has been averted. Click Here for more information on how to help her get out of prison.) Iranian authorities could execute Sakineh Ashtiani today. This July, a […]

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URGENT ACTION: DEMAND THE RELEASE OF ONLINE NEWS EDITOR

UPDATE: RSF is reporting Chiranuch Premchaiporn has been released on bail of 200, 000 bahts. As of the latest reports, charges still stand against her. Chiranuch Premchaiporn, an online news […]

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Foreign Journalists Tell of Arrests and Beatings of Press Corps in Iran

I received a first hand report from an Iranian I know inside Iran that he was arrested and his cameras were taken away from him. Also this has appeared on […]

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Karl Rove IT Guru Set to Testify Dies in Plane Crash

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ALERT: Somali Kidnappers Threaten to Kill Canadian and Australian Journalists

Amanda Lindhout While I was in Afghanistan last summer I met a young, budding photojournalist named Amanda Lindhout.  She was kidnapped this past August in Somalia along with her Australian […]

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ALERT: Demos Rock Downtown Nairobi

A large mob of several hundred people poured into the streets of downtown Nairobi today in support of jailed mungiki leader Maina Njenga. Clashes with police ensued. UPDATE: Several hundred […]

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ALERT: US Bombs Kenya Somali Border

REPORT: One AC-130 bomber flew over the Somali-Kenyan border yesterday Sunday March 2, 2008, in an airstrike upon the Somali town of Dhoble, killing 6 and injuring 20 according to […]

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