At least four journalists were assaulted by police officers with cudgels despite the fact that all journalists were previously identified by police and were known to security forces.
If proven work-related, the killing of tabloid columnist Joaquin Briones would be the 154th case of a journalist killed in the Philippines in the line of duty since 1986.
Abdihamid Mohamed Osman, a Somali cameraman and video editor with Universal TV, was seriously wounded on 12 March 2017 when a bomb attached to his car exploded in Mogadishu’s Hamar-weyne district while heading to work
Over 70 rights and expression organisations worldwide entreated the UN Human Rights Council's 34th session to call on Turkey to take immediate steps to address the ongoing free expression crisis in the country.
On the 40th anniversary of Rodolfo Walsh’s murder in Argentina, one of his alleged killers is still awaiting extradition from Brazil.
Attempts by gendarmes in Togo to disperse thousands of taxi and commercial motorcycle drivers who were demonstrating against fuel price increases in Lomé left one person dead and several others injured.
In Cauca, Colombia, three journalists of the Cali newspaper El País
were approached and intimidated by two armed men who identified themselves as members of the National Liberation Army (ELN).
ARTICLE 19 calls on the Juvenile Court of Paraguay to consider international standards on free expression, in the case of a small human rights organisation, TEDIC.
A former police commander is ordered to pay $282 to a journalist he assaulted, leaving many Ugandan journalists feeling like justice was not served.
As if exile and jail were not enough, Bahrain's government is using an even crueller form of punishment to intimidate activists and stop internal dissent.
Protests are taking place in Babruysk, Orsha and Rahachou. If you haven't heard about it, Belarus's plan against journalists covering these protests is going just according to plan.
After being severely beaten, Albanian journalist Elvi Fundo wrote on his Facebook page that the assault was "not a political act, but a crime [carried out] by corrupt media clans with ties to the drug mafia," but did not elaborate.
Feminism and sex often get movies censored in India. And that's a storyline many Indian filmmakers and audiences are no longer willing to support.
The online harassment of journalists in Hungary adds a new dimension to the country's overall state of freedom of expression, according to a new IPI report.
Brazil's 436,000 military police have severe legal restrictions on their free speech. In a country with 60,000 killings a year, that's a deadly problem.
IAPA has condemned a legislative draft bill that seeks to oblige privately-owned news media to circulate educational and cultural messages.
It may be 2017, but covering an indigenous occupation over a hydroelectric plant can still get a journalist charged by police in Canada.
Data and technology don't have a gender. But how they are used can exacerbate inequalities. Unless...
RSF condemns the many attacks against Macedonian journalists at demonstrations in the capital Skopje and provincial cities in recent weeks and urges the authorities to shed light on the violence.
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CJFE is disappointed by the federal government’s decision to reject changes made by the House of Commons Public Safety Committee to Bill C-22, an act to establish a National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians.