Search Results

Sort by
Report
Summary “This free speech that we enjoyed for a while is over, and we are now back to the pre-2005 era. Only, instead of the Syrian army, we have the Lebanese state.” Hanin Ghaddar, Lebanese journalist. In recent years, Lebanon’s criminal…
Report
Summary “It was the first time that I learned I could be treated this way,” said Tamara. “We were in a protest, what did we do? I had no idea that I could end up in front of a military court.” Tamara is one of 14 protesters arrested at…
Report
Summary The final stage of the [2011] revolution was in Sirte. We were filled with hope. Then step by step, Daesh took over. Now we feel we are cursed. -“Ali,” resident who fled ISIS in Sirte In…
Report
War on the Media Journalists under Attack in Libya Summary Methodology I. Background: Libya’s Media Landscape II. Attack on the Media since 2011 Killings and…
Report
I. Summary  “I need to talk about it, I need to feel that my voice is being heard, not just mine but that of all the families of the disappeared.  For my family, every celebration, every holiday becomes a funeral because…
Report
Lebanon's airwaves had long been unregulated, with scores of unlicensed private broadcasters that ranged in political diversity from the radio station of the Lebanese Communist Party to the television station of Hizballah. The broadcasting community…
Report
Between April 29 and May 28, in a move unprecedented since Lebanon’s civil war, the Hrawi government shut down 4 news organizations and filed criminal charges against 4 journalists for violating Lebanon’s restrictive press regulation. The recent measures…