The assassination of a controversial writer charged with "insulting Islam" over a cartoon he shared on Facebook hints at much deeper issues than a lone-wolf shooter.
Reporter Abdiasis Mohammed Ali was shot on 27 September 2016, on his way to visit his uncle in Mogadishu. Ali had worked with Radio Shabelle for more than seven years and was arrested on several occasions by the police and the National Intelligence and Security Agency in connection with his work as a journalist.
The International Civil Aviation Organization should allow journalists to cover its events regardless of where they are from or where their employers are located, CPJ said.
Journalists have been denied access to courts in the southern Indian state of Kerala for months and must rely on information provided by public relations officers.
Will Colombia's journalists and public finally be able to discuss public policy without watching their backs?
Germany's spy agency could soon be indiscriminately spying on both non-EU citizens and newsrooms across the world.
Following a machete attack on two journalists, Papua New Guinea media bosses were urged to provide more security and insurance to protect their staff.
Governmental Decree 05-2016, made public yesterday, has the objective of minimizing the effects of strong rainfalls and protecting the lives of Guatemalans, however, it also exceeds the authority of the government in undermining three constitutional rights.
A Kuwaiti royal faces jail time for insulting an emir on Snapchat, Russians contemplate life without online porn and internet shutdowns are ever-present in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
Nearly all of the trans women surveyed by CCHR experienced some kind of harassment while in public spaces because of their trans identities.
A Thai court's conviction of the British researcher Andy Hall for his work on labour abuses will have a serious chilling effect on workers' rights monitoring in Thailand.
Two Philippine-based journalists were targeted for their critical reporting of the Philippine government's controversial anti-drug campaign.
On 14 September 2016, five Internet users were arraigned before a Tanzanian Court on charges of insulting President John Magufuli on social media.
Human rights defenders, media organisations, trade unions and peaceful protesters are facing complete disappearance from Egypt's civic landscape.
Live bullets rained down on protestors gathered to repudiate the postponement of DRC elections. Government officials report 32 deaths, but opposition tally tells a much grimmer story.
“This is yet another example of a press freedom violation at an event for the Republican presidential nominee, despite claims that his campaign would end its press blacklist," says Delphine Halgand, RSF’s US Director.
"I call it a cultural war between two lifestyles, the one that the government wants people to follow and the lifestyle that people want to have. It's on Iranian social media."
A reporter in Dhanusha district, located southeast of Kathmandu, was attacked over a news story he published in the "Arthik Abhiyan" daily.
Organized social media informant groups, which often target their own friends and families, may be putting Thailand at the cutting edge of a worrying new digital trend: Social surveillance.
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Two months after responding to a coup attempt by declaring a state of emergency, the Turkish government continues to target journalists, pluralism and freedom of information. RSf'S new report details the many abuses and urges the government to return to democratic principles.