Honduran journalist Leonardo Gabriel Hernández died on Sunday after being shot several times by an unidentified person while on his way home, according to the Committee for Free Expression (C-Libre).
Several hundred journalists marched in the Croatian capital of Zagreb on Saturday in protest of the misuse of lawsuits against journalists as a means to pressure and censor them, the Croatian Journalists’ Association (HND) said on Monday.
Jesus Eugenio Ramos Rodriguez has become the second journalist to be murdered in Mexico so far this year, after he was shot while having breakfast on Saturday morning.
Recent charges against Mehman Huseynov that claimed he attacked a prison guard were dropped on Tuesday, a day after the anti-corruption blogger sent a direct appeal to Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.
Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova ended her five-day hunger strike on Saturday after thousands of protesters rallied to demand the release of political prisoners from Azerbaijan’s prisons.
A Montenegro court found on Tuesday an investigative journalist, who was researching organized crime groups, guilty of drug trafficking and criminal association. International press freedom organisations labeled the verdict as unfair and demanded his immediate acquittal.
The European Commission castigated Romania for regressing in its anti-graft reforms, but generally praised Bulgaria for meeting its commitments in two separate annual reports on the administration of justice released Tuesday.
The journalists of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) face grave dangers and increasingly difficult challenges in their efforts to expose high-level corruption and government links to organized crime.
Front Page Africa has been sued US$ 1.8 million for defamation in the latest attempt to silence the Liberian newspaper – another reason to change Liberia’s libel laws, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said Thursday.
A man burst into the Russia's top liberal talk-radio station, Ekho Moskvy, in the center of Moscow on Monday and stabbed a prominent journalist in the throat, rekindling the debate on freedom of press in the country.
Czech President Milos Zeman proudly got his piece in the Donald Trump popularized “war on the media” by waving a toy assault rifle inscribed with the Czech for “at journalists” at a news conference, reported The Washington Post.
Thousands of people gathered Sunday in Malta’s capital, Valletta, to honor and continue the fight of slain investigative journalist and anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia, reported The New York Times.
European Union leaders have called on Malta to thoroughly investigate into the killing of the country's prominent journalist at the same time the EU parliament plans debate on media freedom and protection of journalists on the island, news agency Reuters reported.
Uzbek journalist Ali Feruz (Photo: Facebook)The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) expresses deep concern over the possible deportation of Novaya Gazeta reporter Khudoberdi Nurmatov, better known by his pen name Ali Feruz, to Uzbekistan. OCCRP also condemns any abuse against Feruz while he is detained.
A special report published Wednesday urges the Ukrainian government to step up its commitment to investigating the July 2016 murder of Pavel Sheremet, a prominent investigative reporter who was killed in Kiev by an improvised explosive device planted under his car.
The Mexican government has targeted journalists, lawyers, and anti-corruption activists using spyware intended for monitoring criminals and terrorists, according to a report released Monday.
Bulgaria halted Wednesday the distribution of a book that slammed several journalists, activists and politicians as "foreign mercenaries" who want to take control of the country with the help of philanthropist George Soros.
Botswana security agents on Wednesday briefly detained and threatened to kill three journalists as they were heading to one of President Ian Khama’s private residences to check whether he was using public funds for renovations.
Kazakh authorities arrested a newspaper editor as part of an investigation into a multi-billion dollar banking scam, but the former head of BTA Bank — which is at the center of the scandal — took to Facebook Monday calling the charges against Zhanbolat Mamay "absurd" and claiming that he never even met the journalist.
Authorities arrested and charged a representative of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a writer, and an academic with spreading terrorist propaganda after they joined a solidarity campaign surrounding a newspaper that focuses on the conflict between the government and a Kurdish militant group, Bloomberg reported.
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