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Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom
Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom

The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...

3 Jun 2019

UNITED KINGDOM

WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange
WikiLeaks site slams costs of policing Assange

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks launched a website on Friday to condemn the costs to Britain of policing the group's founder Julian Assange...

9 Feb 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government
WikiLeaks accuses Google of handing over emails to US government

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks has accused Google of handing over the emails and electronic data of its senior staff to US authorities, and not notifying them of this for almost three years...

27 Jan 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Publisher prohibits pork talk
Publisher prohibits pork talk

LONDON, UK: A UK publisher has been mocked over a ban (described as 'absolute utter nonsense') on pigs and sausages being mentioned in its children's books...

19 Jan 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Media freedom requires commitment to truth
Media freedom requires commitment to truth

Freedom of expression has been placed at the top of the international media's agenda by events in Egypt and the UK during the past 10 days...

By Pallo Jordan 5 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

British MPs to quiz Guardian editor on Snowden leaks
British MPs to quiz Guardian editor on Snowden leaks

LONDON, UK: British lawmakers will grill the editor of the Guardian next month over the newspaper's publication of intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden, it said on Friday.

11 Nov 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Britain faces furore over Snowden-linked detention

LONDON, UK: British authorities faced a furore this week after they held the partner of a journalist who worked with Edward Snowden to expose US mass surveillance programmes for almost nine hours under anti-terror laws.

21 Aug 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

WikiLeaks expects Manning to appeal 'dangerous' verdict

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday called US soldier Bradley Manning a "hero" and said he expected him to appeal after a military judge convicted him of espionage.

31 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

World press backs UK media industry's self-regulatory proposal
World press backs UK media industry's self-regulatory proposal

On 3 May 2013, World Press Freedom Day, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), and the World Editors Forum have announced that they stand firmly behind the joint initiative of the United Kingdom's newspaper and magazine industry to safeguard press freedom.

3 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Two special rapporteurs call for accountability in crimes against journalists

LONDON, UK: ARTICLE 19 welcomes the unusual event of two reports concentrating on the same issue being presented at the twentieth session of the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday 19 June 2012.

21 Jun 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

UK riots: Don't blame social media
UK riots: Don't blame social media

LONDON, UK: Social media does not cause social problems say APC and GreenNet, following statements by, amongst others, Prime Minister David Cameron, who has condemned social networking sites for what he perceives as their role in helping rioters organise their riots.

16 Aug 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

The ProPublica reader's guide to the phone hacking scandal
The ProPublica reader's guide to the phone hacking scandal

Though News of the World shut its doors on Sunday, the UK's hacking scandal is deepening. Allegations of illegal activity have spread beyond News of the World to other Murdoch papers, and far beyond hacking into people's voice mails. With all the new details emerging, it's getting hard to keep track.

By Braden Goyette, ProPublica 21 Jul 2011