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.
The latest victim, a news agency reporter, was shot several times in the head in Mosul.
Björn Kietzmann, Chris Grodotzki and Ruben Neugebauer were arrested on 11 October 2014 in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey. They had been reporting on the protests against the jihadi group Islamic State’s (IS) attacks on the Kurdish city of Kobane in neighbouring Syria.
Rather than operate as a public service channel, critics told the Committee to Protect Journalists, Bolivia TV has morphed into a highly partisan propaganda tool for Morales's left-wing government.
Burmese activist Ma Phyu Hnin Htwe faces prosecution accused of participating in the unlawful detention of two Chinese citizens, employees of the Wenbao Company that runs the controversial copper mine in Letpadaung. The mine has been the site of clashes with local people over alleged issues of land confiscation, threats to locals' health and the environment.
Recently proposed amendments to Canada’s copyright law, that would allow news footage to be used in political advertisements, present a serious threat the integrity of Canadian news media, says Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.
Youth and Sport Minister Chishimba Kambwili has threatened to dismiss reporters at UNZA Radio, and has accused them of being sponsored by his enemies.
Journalist Rommel Ramos requested a security detail from the Philippine National Police after receiving death threats following a misunderstanding with the Vice Governor of Bulacan.
Technology based violence is exposing women to the entire spectrum of conceivable harms in Pakistan, says a Bytes for All research report. The report also highlights the negative impact created by the lack of a cybercrime law.
Japanese journalist Tatsuya Kato was charged with criminal defamation for a story that criticised the behavior of South Korean President Park Geun-hye during the Sewol ferry disaster in April 2014.
Arzu Geybullayeva is being subjected to a growing campaign of intimidation for working for the Istanbul-based Armenian newspaper Agos
. She has faced an increasing number of threats on social media following an interview with the Azerbaijani news site modern.az.
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Reporter Miguel Ortega Bonilla is requesting protection for himself and his family after being threatened and abducted for several hours on 5 October in Teziutlán, as he was about to cover a peace march in a neighbouring town.