Tom Rhodes

Type: Person
Name: Tom Rhodes
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Zambia rejects new constitution permitting online news freedom

The Zambian government has rejected a draft constitution that would have prevented it from interfering with online and electronic news media, even though it spent more than $50 million to draft it.Instead, the government is drafting a law that would regulate ... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Somalia: Forced to the Camps, Exiled Journalists' Lives Just Got Harder

If you venture into Eastleigh at night, an area in the capital with a large ethnic Somali population, you are walking into a ghost town. Residents are locking themselves inside their homes while police lorries are parked outside with roaming agents demanding ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
Entities: Somalia, Refugees, Dadaab
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

5 things to do: Beltline Boil

Tags: , Beltline Boil, , Amy Black, Tom Rhodes, Atlanta events Blood: when you say Deal has been "above" the law, dont you mean "outside" the…@Tony: Actually, I'm pretty sure Georgia Power's and Southern Company's Lobbyists tell the PSC what… Comical/sad ... [Published Creative Loafing - Apr 06 2014]
Entities: Tom Rhodes, Atlanta
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Coin Laundry Association (CLA) Committee Releases “Laundry Census” Number

The Coin Laundry Association’s “Make Your Move” Committee recently announced its findings on the number of retail, self-service laundries in the United States, arriving at an estimate of 29,000 laundromats in the United States. The Coin Laundry Association’s ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Somalia: Somali Journalists Union Welcomes Release of Sky FM Presenter

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) Tuesday (April 1st) welcomed the release of Sky FM news presenter Nuradin Hassan Shardi, who was taken into custody Sunday."He was released without charges and the reason behind his arrest has not been ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

The plight of refugee journalists in Kenya

If you venture into Eastleigh at night, an area in the capital with a large ethnic Somali population, you are walking into a ghost town. Residents are locking themselves inside their homes while police lorries are parked outside with roaming agents demanding ... [Published Africa Review - Mar 31 2014]
Entities: Somalia, Refugees, Kenya, Dadaab
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Twitter War Exposes Rwanda Govt's Media "Spin" And Press Intimidation

Rwanda's Gen. Kagame[Media And Justice]An international journalist was denied entry to Rwanda after discovering that a pro-government Twitter account had been falsified by someone within the office of President Paul Kagame."@RFI speak straight up English, ... [Published BlackStar News - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda: Uganda's Forgotten War

Gen. Museveni during a visit of the UPDF operations in Northern UgandaJanuary was a bad month for the Ugandan army fighting rebels in South Sudan alongside forces of President Salva Kiir's government forces.In one attack, the rebels killed Ugandan soldiers ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 03 2014 - 1 reports

‘It’s almost like a new life’ — St Johnstone fan nets weight loss goal training with heroes

A St Johnstone supporter lost more than two stone after joining his sporting heroes for training.Tom Rhodes signed up for the Football fans in Training (FFIT) scheme, run by Glasgow University, after struggling to lose weight for two years.At his heaviest, ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 03 2014]
First reported Feb 18 2014 - Updated Feb 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ethiopian journalist on prison odyssey needs medical care

Berhane Tesfaye and her son, Fiteh, try to visit Woubshet Taye every week. (CPJ) Ethiopian journalist on prison odyssey needs medical care By Tom Rhodes CPJ East Africa Representative “When I grow up will I go to jail like my dad?” This was the shattering ... [Published The Insomnia Files - Feb 18 2014]
Entities: Prison, Tom Rhodes, Jail
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya journalists protest Egypt jailings

JOURNALISTS in Kenya's capital have shouted slogans and marched through the streets before sitting outside the Egyptian Embassy in support of jailed reporters in Cairo.About 100 protesting media members and supporters on Tuesday called for all journalists ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 04 2014]
First reported Dec 03 2013 - Updated Dec 03 2013 - 2 reports

Kenya Journalists Protest Media Bill

(NAIROBI, Kenya) — About 300 journalists and civil rights activists marched to parliament and the president’s office Tuesday in Kenya’s capital to protest what they say is an attempt by lawmakers to stifle criticism by pressuring journalists with monetary ... [Published The China Blog - Dec 03 2013]

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...especially since it follows government's crackdowns on critical news sites," said Tom Rhodes, the CPJ east Africa representative via email. "laws concerned with internet security can quickly turn into weapons against journalists and the freedom of the new digital media."
"somali authorities continually harass journalists who portray the government in a negative light" Committee to Protect JournalistsProtect Journalists East Africa representative Tom Rhodes said
"Somali authorities continually harass journalists who portray the government in a negative light," said CPJ East Africa Representative Tom Rhodes. "we call on the government to release nuradin hassan immediately."

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Aisha Tyler heads to The Wilbur on April 19, ta... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Zambia rejects new constitution permitting onli... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 11 2014]
Somalia: Forced to the Camps, Exiled Journalist... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 07 2014]
5 things to do: Beltline Boil [Published Creative Loafing - Apr 06 2014]
Coin Laundry Association (CLA) Committee Releas... [Published PRWeb - Apr 03 2014]
Somalia: Somali Journalists Union Welcomes Rele... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 02 2014]
Somali police should release Sky FM journalist [Published BizWire Express - Apr 01 2014]
CPJ urges release of Somali radio journalist [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 01 2014]
Twitter War Exposes Rwanda Govt's Media "Spin" ... [Published BlackStar News - Mar 31 2014]
The plight of refugee journalists in Kenya [Published Africa Review - Mar 31 2014]
Uganda's Forgotten War [Published Individual.com - Mar 31 2014]
Uganda: Uganda's Forgotten War [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 31 2014]
‘It’s almost like a new life’ — St Johnstone fa... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Mar 03 2014]
Ethiopian journalist on prison odyssey needs me... [Published The Insomnia Files - Feb 18 2014]
Kenya journalists protest Egypt jailings [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 04 2014]
Kenya Journalists Protest Media Bill [Published The China Blog - Dec 03 2013]
Kenya Journalists Protest Media Bill [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Dec 03 2013]
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Berhane Tesfaye and her son, Fiteh, try to visit Woubshet Taye every week. (CPJ) Ethiopian journalist on prison odyssey needs medical care By Tom Rhodes CPJ East Africa Representative “When I grow up will I go to jail like my dad?” This was the shattering ...
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(NAIROBI, Kenya) — About 300 journalists and civil rights activists marched to parliament and the president’s office Tuesday in Kenya’s capital to protest what they say is an attempt by lawmakers to stifle criticism by pressuring journalists with monetary ...
Kenya Journalists Protest Media Bill [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Dec 03 2013]
(NAIROBI, Kenya) — About 300 journalists and civil rights activists marched to parliament and the president’s office Tuesday in Kenya’s capital to protest what they say is an attempt by lawmakers to stifle criticism by pressuring journalists with monetary ...
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