RSFAs World Press Freedom Day was being celebrated on 3 May, Eritrea continued to be the world’s worst country for journalists with around 30 currently held incommunicado in the most inhumane conditions and more arrests still being made, such as that of Said Abdulhai, one of the country’s most famous journalists, in the last week of March.

RSFAs World Press Freedom Day was being celebrated on 3 May, Eritrea continued to be the world’s worst country for journalists with around 30 currently held incommunicado in the most inhumane conditions and more arrests still being made, such as that of Said Abdulhai, one of the country’s most famous journalists, in the last week of March.

Saudi Arabia ArrestsBy Layelle Saad, GCC/Middle East Editor

Dubai: In what has been touted as the biggest security swoop in several years, Saudi state media announced on Wednesday the arrest of over 100 members of Al Qaida cells that were plotting attacks on oil facilities in the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia ArrestsBy Layelle Saad, GCC/Middle East Editor

Dubai: In what has been touted as the biggest security swoop in several years, Saudi state media announced on Wednesday the arrest of over 100 members of Al Qaida cells that were plotting attacks on oil facilities in the kingdom.

 
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the arrest of two journalists and the closure of a TV station in the northwestern breakaway territory of Somaliland and the beatings which several journalists received from police in the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland.

 
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the arrest of two journalists and the closure of a TV station in the northwestern breakaway territory of Somaliland and the beatings which several journalists received from police in the northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland.

SudanReporters Without Borders today condemned the continuing detention of four journalists employed by Khartoum-based daily newspapers, who were arrested in Dongola, in the state of Shamiliyah (North), on 13 June while on their way to cover a protest against the building of a dam in the Kijbar region.

SudanReporters Without Borders today condemned the continuing detention of four journalists employed by Khartoum-based daily newspapers, who were arrested in Dongola, in the state of Shamiliyah (North), on 13 June while on their way to cover a protest against the building of a dam in the Kijbar region.