Zainab al-Khawaja, who is eight months pregnant, was in court on 14 October to face charges relating to two previous incidents. She was arrested again in the courtroom for ripping up a photo of the King.
This report by Cathal Sheerin identifies several challenges to free expression in Kyrgyzstan, including restrictions on minority linguistic rights and proposed legislation to criminalise the so-called "propaganda" of "non-traditional" relationships.
“Murdering a presenter in a radio studio while he is on the air shows that violence against journalists knows no limits in Mexico," says Reporters Without Borders deputy programme director Virginie Dangles.
Martín Sabbatella, president of the Audiovisual Communication Services Federal Authority, announced that the government was rejecting Grupo Clarín's own restructuring plan and that he would use his authority to break it up.
Jaafar Al Hasabi, Mohammed Moosa Abd-Ali Ali, and Saeed Al-Shehabi each fled Bahrain to be safe. They thought coming to the U.K., and living in exile, would at least mean they would be outside the reach of the Bahraini government. But they were wrong.
A resolution issued by the Board of WAN-IFRA, on the eve of the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam, calls for a concerted global effort to end impunity for the killers of journalists.
The report highlights incidents of Ebola-related freedom of expression violations, the challenges with respect to media freedom and professional reportage, and the positive and negative contributions of the media to prevent and contain the Ebola outbreak.
The bill would allow the government to ban French nationals from leaving the country on very broad grounds that could breach their right to free movement under international human rights law.
Journalist Taing Tri was killed in the early hours on 12 October 2014 in Kratie province while he was trying to photograph vehicles transporting illegal luxury wood.
The IACHR submitted its request on 26 September after being contacted by Elisa Tabakman, who edits Angel Santiesteban-Prats' website and who had provided the IACHR with details of the psychological torture to which he has been subjected.
In May, a CPJ blog post looked at what had changed in the seven months since CPJ's first comprehensive report on press freedom in the United States. The answer then, as it is now, was not much.
Abdirisak Jama Elmi was attacked when he was leaving his house in the Howl-Wadag district of Mogadishu. Elmi was hit by three bullets on the back and stomach, and is receiving treatment at Mogadishu’s Madina hospital.
As large-scale demonstrations grip Hong Kong, Reporters Without Borders summarizes the state of information freedom in the city.
The criminal defamation lawsuit brought against Khadija Ismayilova in a private prosecution case, the accusations of treason published in the pro-government media and her recent detention at the Baku Airport are clear indicators that her arrest may be imminent.
Kadri Bagdu was distributing newspapers free of charge on the street in Seyhan when he was shot five times by two individuals on a motorcycle who then sped away.
Journalist Odell López said the motive for her dismissal could be related to her stance as an advocate for freedom of press.
Draft amendments to limit funding of independent groups come as the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is to decide at a board meeting what action to take on Azerbaijan’s membership in response to its intensifying crackdown.
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In the lead-up to the trial of seven Egyptian women human rights defenders, over 220 women’s and human rights organizations representing nearly 70 countries issued a statement demanding their immediate release.
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The latest victim, a news agency reporter, was shot several times in the head in Mosul.