There can be no press freedom when journalists exist in conditions of corruption, poverty and fear.
No. That is not what I heard him say.
The Tunisian authorities continue to show intolerance of independent opinion and free expression. But they are seriously mistaken if they think this will discourage journalists from expressing their solidarity with colleagues in Tunisia.
We are asking the government to intervene on behalf of all Canadians. CBC should be providing local programming that caters to the country's different communities rather than abandoning its public service mandate by getting foreign news and entertainment shows to fill the gaps in its service.
Baghdad has become a deathtrap for journalism. No journalist is safe once they take to the streets.
Impunity in the killing of journalists remains the intolerable scandal of our times that can no longer be ignored by the international community.
The media community is determined to create a meaningful dialogue that will improve understanding between communities, that will reduce tension and that will enhance the quality of journalism on all sides.
There is a great deal of concern that there is a fundamentalist religiosity emerging that is demanding that we suspend our right to free expression.
At a time when editorial independence needs to be defended, we find the closure of this newspaper shocking.
This is a vicious witch-hunt aimed at crushing the voice of dissent.