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Another part of Arizona immigration law blockedNew Press Code…More Freedom!!Did NYPD Spying On Muslims Violate The Law?Did the NYPD's Spying on Muslims Violate the Law?Teacher data made public by the DOECM backs law to protect journalistsJoseph Wooten and a host of local musicians to play Hampton benefit for veteransRomney Wins Michigan, Arizona; Rivals Press Health Policy BarbsFrench Govt: Probably No New Law On Armenian Genocide Before JuneWill Burma make changes in media laws?GEORGE SMITH: LePage vowed transparency, now seeks more secrecy than law allowsGEORGE SMITH: LePage vowed transparency, now seeks more secrecy than law allowsProfiling of Muslims still a problemTalks suspended on new Press lawObamacare Mandate: Fighting for Our First Freedom All Over Again

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Legal Action Against Minister and Ministry of Information, Posts ...
AllAfrica.comFebruary 2, 2012

NUSOJ is a reputable and respected journalist movement that fights for the rights of journalists, press freedom, freedom of expression and labour rights of media workers. The union and its legitimate leadership is a recognized and respected entity, ...more »

Journalists press NYPD on media access issues
Wall Street JournalFebruary 2, 2012

"A number of press entities feel that more needs to be done if we are to resolve these issues in an amicable manner," the media letter said. The NYPD issued a letter in response outlining the steps that have been taken to train officers on media access ...more »

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Another part of Arizona immigration law blocked
msnbc.comFebruary 29, 2012

PHOENIX — A US judge blocked another part of Arizona's strict immigration law Wednesday, saying police could not enforce part of the law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services. Only on msnbc.com Lesbian ...more »

New Press Code…More Freedom!!
Tunisia LiveFebruary 29, 2012

A new press code giving more freedom to journalists and creating a supervisory authority, the Higher Audiovisual Council, has been adopted by the committee in charge of reforms in Tunisia, said the official news agency TAP .more »

Did NYPD Spying On Muslims Violate The Law?
Huffington PostFebruary 29, 2012

The NYPD did not respond to our request for comment about allegations it has violated the law. So Mayor Bloomberg and police commissioner Ray Kelly say everything that the NYPD did was legal and constitutional. Other people have disagreed 2013 Newark ...more »

Did the NYPD's Spying on Muslims Violate the Law?
TPMFebruary 29, 2012

by Justin Elliott ProPublica Last August, the Associated Press launched a series detailing how the New York Police Department has extensively investigated Muslims in New York and other states, including preparing reports on mosques and Muslim-owned ...more »

Teacher data made public by the DOE
The Riverdale PressFebruary 29, 2012

24 after a New York State Court of Appeals decision ended a two-year legal battle between the United Federation of Teachers and the DOE that began under former School Chancellor Joel Klein. In the end, the DOE responded to media outlets' Freedom of ...more »

CM backs law to protect journalists
Indian ExpressFebruary 29, 2012

Chavan said he had sent an acknowledgement to Katju's latest missive, which threatened that he would approach the President of India seeking dismissal of the Maharashtra government for not protecting press freedom and maintaining law and order.more »

Joseph Wooten and a host of local musicians to play Hampton benefit for veterans
Daily Press (blog)February 29, 2012

"We are extremely honored to have these top musical performers donating their talents for Rock for Freedom," a press release said. Their performance will take place 6-9 pm at Luckie's. Other musicians participating in the benefit include: Krunch, ...more »

Romney Wins Michigan, Arizona; Rivals Press Health Policy Barbs
Kaiser Health NewsFebruary 29, 2012

Rivals Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich offered parallels between the federal health law and the measure Romney signed while governor of Massachusetts. But about 14 percent of voters said that abortion was their top concern — a larger proportion than ...more »

French Govt: Probably No New Law On Armenian Genocide Before June
Wall Street JournalFebruary 29, 2012

The government will work on a new draft that would be compatible with the constitutional council's ruling, which said the law violated freedom of speech, Pecresse said in a press conference Wednesday. Given the time needed to draft a bill and get it ...more »

Will Burma make changes in media laws?
Asian CorrespondentFebruary 29, 2012

After 1988 people's uprising, the then junta one-sidedly promulgated more media restrictions law such as the 1996 Television and Video Act, the 1996 Computer Science Development Act, the 2002 Wide Area Network Order and the 2004 Electronics ...more »

GEORGE SMITH: LePage vowed transparency, now seeks more secrecy than law allows
Kennebec JournalFebruary 29, 2012

I spoke against this bill at a press conference last week along with Mike Dowd, president of the Maine Press Association; Suzanne Goucher, president of the Maine Broadcasters Association and the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition; Mal Leary, ...more »

GEORGE SMITH: LePage vowed transparency, now seeks more secrecy than law allows
Morning SentinelFebruary 29, 2012

I spoke against this bill at a press conference last week along with Mike Dowd, president of the Maine Press Association; Suzanne Goucher, president of the Maine Broadcasters Association and the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition; Mal Leary, ...more »

Profiling of Muslims still a problem
Minnesota DailyFebruary 29, 2012

The freedom of speech and freedom of assembly are the prized possessions of all college students — unless you happen to be a member of the Muslim Student Association. Across the northeastern states, MSA groups on several campuses have become the ...more »

Talks suspended on new Press law
Gulf Daily NewsFebruary 29, 2012

"We don't want to come up with a law that restricts freedom of publication, Press and printing as if we are still in the 1980s or 1990s. "This bill is below expectations considering that the world is seeking more access (to information).more »

Obamacare Mandate: Fighting for Our First Freedom All Over Again
Heritage.org (blog)February 29, 2012

Yet, the Obama administration would rather put the promises at a press conference above the final federal regulation. In its legal response two weeks ago to Belmont Abbey College's lawsuit, one of the cases currently litigated by the Becket Fund, ...more »

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