Archive for January, 2016

Comedian says politically correct speech isn’t working

Jan 18 2016

Comedian Chelsea Handler wrote a terrific op-ed in the Daily Beast about our “failed experiment” in politically correct speech. She writes, “Americans…

#diplomacywins, a cautionary tale

Jan 18 2016

The Columbia Journalism Review Joel Simon (also E.D. of Committee to Protect Journalists) comments on the release of Washpo’s Jason Rezaian and…

Recent headlines capture censorship trends

Jan 13 2016

Prof. Mohammed Dajani’s Op-Ed about the detention of moderate Salim Sweidin in the Times of Israel Rare article in +972mag on continuing…

Israeli teens mark anniversary of Charlie Hebdo attacks with cartoon competition

Jan 12 2016

The Jerusalem Press Club marked the one year anniversary of the deadly terrorist attacks  on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo with an…

Palestinian Authority detains moderate journalist for violations of vague press laws

Jan 11 2016

The Palestinian Authority has detained Ma’an news network editorial board member and educator, Saleem Younis Swaidan for slander/libel. He is in administration detention.…

Juveniles on death row in Saudi Arabia

Jan 03 2016

The UK’s Independent publishes images of eight juveniles one death row in Saudi Arabia. Gallery here.

Saudi blogger on hunger strike, condition worsens

Jan 02 2016

Just finished the book, 1000 Lashes: Because I say what I think, by imprisoned Saudi blogger, Raif Badawi just as this headline appeared…

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