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KAZAKHSTAN: 30 months’ jail for sharing faith

KAZAKHSTAN: 30 months’ jail for sharing faith

30 months’ jail for sharing faith: On 1 August, a court in the southern Almaty Region imprisoned another Sunni Muslim for alleged membership of the banned Muslim missionary movement Tabligh Jamaat. Tekeli City Court handed 25-year-old Iliyan Raiymzhan a...
Hong Kong: “Vindictive” jail terms for pro-democracy leaders

Hong Kong: “Vindictive” jail terms for pro-democracy leaders

Hong Kong: “Vindictive” jail terms for pro-democracy leaders: The Hong Kong authorities’ relentless pursuit of jail terms for three leaders of the pro-democracy movement is a vindictive attack on freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, Amnesty International said....
Press Freedom Gets Short Shrift in the Standoff over Al-Jazeera

Press Freedom Gets Short Shrift in the Standoff over Al-Jazeera

Press Freedom Gets Short Shrift in the Standoff over Al-Jazeera:Imagine you live in a country where the leading television news station is funded by a foreign government, actively promotes protests and regime change, and gives a platform to terrorists. Now imagine you...