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Reporters Without Borders Annual Report 2006 - Canada

Publisher Reporters Without Borders
Publication Date 3 May 2006
Cite as Reporters Without Borders, Reporters Without Borders Annual Report 2006 - Canada, 3 May 2006, available at: [accessed 19 January 2018]
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Press freedom is in generally good shape despite several court rulings that threatened the secrecy of journalistic sources, including one case where a journalist was declared in contempt of court. 2005 was also marked by a brutal attack by three Iranian embassy security agents on Canadian-Iranian documentary filmmaker Masoud Raouf in Ottawa on 17 June while he was trying to cover the Iranian presidential election activity inside the embassy. During the year, one journalist was briefly arrested and then released with apologies by police.

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