Hizballah is being openly critisized in Lebanon by a variety of organs like "al Nahar", "L'Orient le Jour", Voice of Labanon Radio or on TV by LBC. There is actually an ongoing political debate about Hizballahs role in Lebanon which is covered by the local media. Please visit Lebanon and judge yourself about the existing liberties . You will see a country completely different as what you might expect after watching and reading for years biased "western" media reports.
Egypt says verdict in Al-Jazeera case expected Saturday (AP)
from the article: Israel ranks low for freedom of press, after Gaza war media ban