They don't write for The New York Times
or The Daily Mail
. And the Swazi government is counting on just that to keep Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko in jail for criticizing the judiciary.
On 10 March every year, Tibetans worldwide commemorate the failed 1959 rebellion against Chinese rule. With a growing Chinese influence over Nepal, the Nepalese government stands strong against Tibetan exiles protesting in support of their homeland.
Danilo López, Federico Salazar and Guido Armando Giovanni Villatoro were murdered in Suchitepéquez, Guatemala. Risks faced by the press are expected to worsen in lead up to elections.
The investigation into the horrific September 2014 murder of 43 students in Iguala has triggered massive protests among Mexicans, but the story of the precarious state of security in Mexico remains under-reported in Canada.
With 11 percent of Pakistan’s 190 million citizens now online, ensuring that the internet is an open space for communication, commerce, and democracy is becoming more important with each additional laptop and smartphone.
Lina Ejeilat, editor of the 7iber.com news site, spoke to the International Press Institute about Jordan's Press and Publications Law and how it affects the future of 7iber.
If established, the rapporteur will provide much-needed leadership and guidance on developing an understanding of the scope and content on the right to privacy.
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 has been introduced under the auspices of increased computer and network security. But instead, they have focused on information sharing, without addressing the privacy implications that entails.
In two separate raids on 13 March 2015 in Crimea, FSB agents searched the homes of the parents of journalists Natalya Kokorina and Anna Andriyevskaya, according to news reports.
Sajid Ampatuan is one of the key figures accused of involvement in the Ampatuan Massacre, which saw 58 people including 32 journalists brutally murdered in 2009 – the single deadliest attack on journalists in history.
Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels are still persecuting journalists, media outlets and media support institutions eight months after seizing control of the capital, Sanaa, and a large swathe of the country. Their methods include death threats, abduction and looting.
While murals in the most important cities of the world are displayed with pride, in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa municipal cleanup crews remove these works of art and cover them with grey paint.
According to the Mass Media Law in Belarus, freelance journalists are banned from reporting in the country. The law only recognises employed journalists working for major media organisations in Belarus.
A government spokesperson recently proclaimed the importance of women in Chinese society; but the detention of 10 women's rights activists on this year's holiday tells a different story.
The banning of the documentary "India's Daughter" is seen as another example of the chilling climate of censorship in the country. Nevertheless, if the filmmakers wanted to inspire a conversation about rape and attitudes about women, the ban may have inadvertently aided their cause.
The IFJ and its affiliates have begun a campaign of gender action aimed at recognising the vital role of women in the media. The campaign started with the launch of a special series of country reports.
ARTICLE 19 condemns the excessive violence used against peaceful protesters in Letpadan and Yangon, Burma, and the ill treatment subjected to students, journalists, monks and ambulance workers among others by both police and paramilitaries.
Journalist Gerardo Servián was critical of the local administration in Amambay. This latest attack on the life of a media worker demonstrates the necessity of ending impunity and of establishing guarantees for the work of the press.
From a journalist following in the footsteps of her idols at Harvard, to an activist fighting for a world where children are free to express themselves, the Media Institute of Southern Africa introduces you to 9 women who are "making it happen."
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Syria Tracker is a platform that collates and displays data on human rights abuses and other welfare issues caused by the Syrian conflict.