A Ghanaian journalist who exposed corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital of Accra, police said Thursday.
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.
Huang Qi, an activist billed as China’s first “cyber dissident” who has been imprisoned for two years, is in danger of dying in police custody if he does not receive immediate medical treatment, human rights groups said in a statement released Monday.
A suspect in the brutal rape and murder of a Bulgarian journalist has been apprehended. But questions remain about whether Viktoria Marinova’s coverage of a procurement scandal was the real reason for her killing.
Viktoria Marinova (Photo: Facebook)
Slovakian police arrested Thursday eight people in connection with the brutal murder of a local journalist who was shot dead at close range in his home in February while investigating the infiltration of the Italian mob into his home country.
The Azerbaijan Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by Afgan Mukhtarli, the journalist who disappeared from a Tbilisi street in May of 2017 and reappeared two days later in a Baku courtroom.
Six months ago today, Jan Kuciak, a 27 year-old Slovak journalist and his fiancée Martina Kusnir were murdered in their home by one or more professional hitmen. His colleagues believe that the motive could have been one of his investigations.
Brazilian radio journalist Jairo Sousa, who frequently reported on corruption and organized crime, was shot dead early Thursday morning as he arrived to work at Radio Perola in the northern Para state, local police reported.
Serbian journalist Stefan Cvetkovic, who was reported missing on June 13 and was found two days later, said he will request an international investigation into what he claims was his abduction. Police, however, say his claims are false.
Serbian journalist Stefan Cvetkovic, known for criticizing local authorities, was reported missing Wednesday evening from the Vojvodina town of Bela Crkva in Serbia. His car was left running with the door open and the lights on.
Slovak Interior Minister Tomas Drucker resigned on Monday saying he could not appease public demands to fire the country’s police chief because he has no evidence against him, Reuters reported Monday.
A South-Sicilian clan of the Cosa Nostra planned to use dynamite to kill journalist Paolo Borrometi, who has been investigating the mafia for years, ANSA reported Tuesday.
A Paris court Monday ordered the release of the younger brother of Blaise Compaore, ex-president of Burkina Faso, pending a decision on his extradition in connection with the murder of an investigative journalist, news agency Reuters reported.
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.
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.
One of Malta's most prominent investigative journalists – the reporter who uncovered the country's Prime Minister's ties to the offshore business scandal revealed by the Panama Papers leak, was killed on Monday in a horrific car bomb attack.
In a surprise move, Azerbaijani authorities released on Monday 16 people from custody, including the director of the only independent news agency in the country and an Israeli blogger.
Gauri Lankesh, an Indian journalist and editor known for her criticism of far-right Hindu politics, was found lying in a pool of blood on her doorstep Tuesday.
The Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta said Wednesday that it will try to appeal a court ruling that orders the deportation of an asylum seeking journalist back to Uzbekistan, where he faces torture and persecution.
Lithuanian parliament members urged on Wednesday the Azeri government to respect the human rights of two detained journalists and allow international monitors to observe their cases.
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