LINKS - Freedom of the Press

Arab Press Freedom Watch (APFW), a UK-based non-profit organisation which was established to "play an active role in defending freedom of the press, human rights, and promoting democracy"

Article 19, "the global campaign for free expression", named after Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Centre for Media Freedom - Middle East and North Africa (CMF MENA), "an independent regional non-governmental organisation dedicated to the defence of journalists and the promotion of media freedom in the Middle East and North Africa"

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), reveal abuses of the press and act on behalf of imprisoned and threatened journalists

International Federation of Journalist (IFJ), "promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists"

International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX), .linking freedom of expression groups around the world"

International Press Institute (IPI), .the global network of journalists, editors and media executives dedicated to freedom of the press and improving the standards and practices of journalism"

Media Foundation for West Africa (MfWA), is based in Accra, Ghana, and was established in 1997 "to defend and promote the rights and freedoms of the media, and generally, to help expand boundaries of freedom of speech and expression in West Africa"

Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA), "focuses primarily on the need to promote free, independent and pluralistic media as envisaged in the 1991 Windhoek Declaration"

Reporters Without Frontiers - Reporters sans Frontières, report on their website (in English, French and Spanish) about attacks on press freedom as they occur throughout the world

World Press Freedom Committee (WPFC), umbrella organisation with 45 affiliated journalistic organisations engaged in the promotion and defence of press freedom