The Nigerian Defence Headquarters issued a statement last Wednesday accusing the reporters of "loitering" during operations against Boko Haram and cited "increasing suspicion that their activities were aimed at interfering with the ongoing military operations."
The "Manila Principles for Intermediary Liability", unveiled on 24 March, were created to empower individuals, intermediaries and governments to fight back when online expression is censored.
The suspension of a popular news show is a sign of the pressures faced by Bangladesh's independent media amid a backdrop of political turbulence.
Muawiyah Alrawahi, who has criticized Omani authorities on his blog and YouTube channel, has long been persecuted for his work.
The recent arrests and the raid of a media outlet are part of a worrying trend of a decline in standards of freedom of expression in Malaysia.
The introduction of this law only two months after the Charlie Hebdo tragedy is seen as an attempt to broaden surveillance powers under the guise of preventing terrorism.
It is long past time for Canada's Access to Information Act to be reviewed and updated. Once a world leader in ATI, the country now lags far behind.
About the relaxing of his prison conditions, journalist José Antonio Torres said, "This is not what I was pursuing. My goal is freedom. I am not, and have never been, a spy."
Winner of this year's Index on Censorship award for journalism, de Morais is facing 15 libel charges and 9 charges for criminal defamation arising from his 2012 book, Blood Diamonds: Corruption and torture in Angola
Threats of violence have been made against BFM 89.9 journalist Aisyah Tajuddin on social media, following the posting of a video in which she questioned the actions of the Kelantan state government in Malaysia.
Singapore police arrested Amos Yee, a teenage video blogger, in connection with an eight-minute video he posted on YouTube in which he criticised the policies and political heritage of the late Lee Kuan Yew.
Regarded as “pirates” by the authorities and telecommunication networks, community radio stations are very vulnerable and are permanently exposed to the possibility of closure or seizure of their equipment.
Eleven of the protesters were released on March 25 and are expected to face charges of illegal gathering. Five remain in custody and may face charges of attacking law enforcement offices in addition to the illegal gathering charges.
It's been nearly 3,000 days since Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega last held a news conference.
Washiqur Rahman, a 27-year-old blogger, was hacked to death with machetes today by three men in Tejgaon, an industrial district of Dhaka.
Witnesses to the murder of Shaimaa El Sabbagh who willingly testified during the trial of a policeman accused of killing her are now facing criminal charges for allegedly participating in protests on the day of her death.
Reporters Without Borders hopes that, in a decision due shortly, Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court will overturn journalist José Cristian Góes’ criminal defamation conviction over a fictional tale about political corruption that he posted on his blog in May 2012, for which he received an initial jail sentence.
Iran wants the economic benefits of improved relations with the West while maintaining censorship and control over its cyber space.
Sergei Ilchenko, a freelance contributor to local and regional media, has been held for more than a week and equipment seized from his and his son's homes, according to news reports.
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The council announced the creation of a Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, marking a significant step towards ensuring mass surveillance and privacy abuses receive scrutiny at the international level.