Stories about Legal Threats from May, 2011

31 May 2011

Imprisonment of blogger and activist Andrzej Poczobut in Belarus

On 6th of  April Andrzej Poczobut, Polish correspondent of Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza based in Belarus and activist blogger respected by Belarusan community for his brave delivery of facts to...

5 May 2011

Azerbaijan: Youth Activist Sentenced

Jabbar Savalan, a 20-year-old opposition youth activist, has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison on drug possession charges. However, others maintain that Javalan was detained because...

4 May 2011

In Bahrain, World Press Non-Freedom Day

Today is World Press Freedom Day, a day that is being commiserated more than celebrated in many nations, including Bahrain, where journalists and bloggers are currently under siege by government.