The military-appointed National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) is proposing a bill that will create a media regulatory body to impose additional regulations for the media in Thailand.
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's staff told by national security office to cease operations following weeks of government censorship.
OpenMedia takes on a Canadian court decision on Google searches that could impact the way people around the world find their information.
“Despite the state’s relentless intimidation and campaign to destroy them, independent human rights organizations in Egypt will continue to fulfill their moral duty to all Egyptian citizens who have been or will be victimized, regardless of their political, religious, ethnic, or sexual orientation, regardless of the upcoming asset freeze judgement and regardless of the cost,” affirmed Bahey Eldin Hassan, director of the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies.
"Independent media in Turkey can be counted on the fingers of one hand. That is why we need to raise awareness among the civil society. It can help us. Trying to influence heads of state via citizens actions for example could be a first step in the right direction."
The government of President Barack Obama should provide greater access to public information and more transparency, and at the same time the United States justice system should stop using journalists as witnesses in criminal trials.
Saeed Malekpour, a Canadian resident and programmer, was seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guard in 2008. Today, he is still trapped in Iran's notorious Evin prison, thousands of miles away from his adopted country of Canada.
"It is totally trust-based. In villages, people create a kind of collaboration as they do the harvest in the fields. We want you to create content, we will publish it, and we want to do this in every city, and on every issue, like villagers at harvest time."
Cuban radio journalist and blogger Maykel González Vivero gave his final show on Radio Sagua on September 3, 2016, after the station terminated his contract due to González’ “collaboration with private media.”
Police in Uganda detained 25 women who had peacefully gathered in the capital Kampala to pray and present a petition to the speaker of parliament on Tuesday.
A call for more media attention on violence and starvation during a popular talk show got a Turkish teacher charged with "terrorist propaganda". Thirty of her "accomplices" were quick to defend her.
Mimicking a strategy used by despotic governments around the world, North Dakota charges journalist over footage of security guards using dogs and pepper spray to disperse Native American protestors.
Sergio Aguayo, one of Mexico's most prominent political commentators, said he was taken by surprise when he heard he was being sued for "moral damages."
In its monthly incident report for August, the Palestinian Center for Developments and Media Freedoms (MADA), monitored violations committed against media freedoms by Israeli forces and the Palestinian authority. Violations committed in August exceeded those that took place in any other month since the start of 2016.
“I am really worried that this sentence will prohibit other journalists from writing freely and force them to censorship themselves,” journalist Stratis Balaskas says.
Adnan Hassan, an ardent defender of the Kurdish cause, was arrested in 2007 and initially sentenced to death. After two re-trials and almost ten years in prison, Hassan is now free.
Braulio Jatar's family called the arrest a retaliation against Jatar and an act of intimidation for his having disseminated information and videos about protests against President Nicolás Maduro.
Sign RSF’s call on the UN Secretary-General for the creation of a Special Representative for the Safety of Journalists ahead of the UN General Assembly.
Banning of iconic image that helped turn American public opinion against Vietnam War in 1970s raises serious questions about Facebook's status as the news gatekeeper of the digital age.
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A primary suspect in the 2011 murder of Palawan environmentalist and broadcaster Gerardo "Gerry" Ortega was denied bail by a Philippines court.