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Sven Hultberg Carlsson

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Latest posts by Sven Hultberg Carlsson

Russia: The Early Days of Government Transparency

Sven Hultberg Carlsson talks with Ivan Pavlov, head of the Freedom of Information Foundation (FIF), about corruption, the elections and other issues pertaining to Russia's Freedom of Information Act.

Ethiopia: Swedish Journalists Handed 11-Year Prison Sentence

An Ethiopian court handed prison sentences of 11 years on Tuesday 27 December to Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson, two Swedish journalists accused of supporting terrorism in the country.

Ethiopia: Swedish Journalists Found Guilty of Terrorism Charges

The verdict against two Swedish journalists, Martin Schibbye and Johan Persson, detained in Ethiopia has caused strong reactions from defenders of press freedom. The judge in the case has called...

Russia: Gregory Shvedov on Braving the Putin Regime Online

The wave of popular, peaceful and nationwide protests in Russia has spread hopes of piecemeal reform. Gregory Shvedov, who heads the online news agency Caucasian Knot, is optimistic—but state pressure...

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