Tag Archives: Freedom of press

2015 In the Picture

2015 opened with an attack on the freedom of press. The first month of the year there was an outpouring of anguished and biting solidarity with those gunned down at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo where 12 were killed including … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 12

“Je Suis Charlie” selfies continue to spread around the world and even reached China where the state news agency Xinhua came to the defence of censorship: “The world is diverse and there should be a limit on press freedom,” Xinhua … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 11

George Pepper at the European Sting saw with a superfluity of hypocrisy and a thirst for positive media exposure the European political leaders marching last Sunday in the streets of Paris, to tell the world ‘Je suis Charlie’. He is … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 9

More than 40 world leaders, among them German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a few metres away from Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, EU President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, British … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 8

In the country of the third biggest Jewish community and having a huge Islam community as well in the midst of many other religions and atheist groups, people came together to show their unity to the world. The intention of … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 6

Lots of politicians and civilians from many European countries and outside its bordering did not like the humour of the Charlie Hebdo magazine and found it too offensive. Most of the people would not actually have engaging in the sort … Continue reading

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Where do we stand in the backdrop of Charlie Hebdo Massacre ?

Freedom of press is a very difficult issue and often we can find certain articles to be re-edited or adjusted, not to say censored, for the safety of an ongoing action. In lot of newspapers and on television-stations we often … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 5

World reactions in Pictures         + Preceding articles: Being Charlie 1 Being Charlie 2 Being Charlie 3 Being Charlie 4

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Being Charlie 4

The satirical weekly has courted controversy in the past with its irreverent take on news and current affairs.The attack on the office got word and cartoon victims of the past defending the magazines right to mock or caricature other people. … Continue reading

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