harassment of journalists

  • Pakistani TV Host Suspended after Criticising the Military

    A Pakistani TV channel suspended the host of a popular political talk show after he criticized the country’s powerful military for its role in censorship during last week’s protests that were prompted by the latest attack against journalists.

  • RSF: Press Freedom Deteriorated During Pandemic

    In over two-thirds of the world, the media is “constrained,” “seriously impeded” or “totally blocked,” and since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, journalists have been harassed, imprisoned and killed, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) concluded after reviewing press freedom in 180 countries.

  • OCCRP Concerned by FSB Raid on IStories Editor Roman Anin’s Moscow Apartment

    The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is seriously concerned by an ongoing raid on the Moscow apartment of Roman Anin, the editor in chief of IStories, by Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB).Roman Anin

  • EU Accuses China of Harassing Foreign Journalists

    After two more foreign correspondents were forced to leave China, the European Union has accused Beijing of harassing foreign journalists and urged the country to ensure the freedom of speech and media.

  • UN Members Condemn Egypt’s Use of Terror to Quell Freedom of Expression

    More than 30 United Nations member states came together on Friday to condemn the trajectory of human rights in Egypt and call for an end to the use of terror against those perceived as threats to the state for simply exercising their right to freedom of expression.

  • Scared of the Truth: Pakistan’s War on Journalism

    With sweat running down his face and his body aching, Saeed Ali Achakzai asked himself whether he really deserved the beating and the kicking, and this cell with no fan and no drinking water, in what felt like 45-degree heat.

    Pakistani journalists protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, to condemn the death of a journalist, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)Pakistani journalists protest in Islamabad, Pakistan, to condemn the death of a journalist, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

  • Journalists Call for Probe into Russian Colleague’s Self-Immolation

    International journalist associations have joined Monday’s appeal of the Russian Union of Journalists, RUJ, for Russian authorities to investigate the the death of the editor-in-chief of an independent Russian news site who set herself on fire in front of a government building.

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