Journalism under fire

Reporters Without Borders: 65 media workers killed in 2017

Reporters Without Borders has documented the number of journalists killed or jailed this year.

Al Jazeera

Egypt extends Al Jazeera journalist's imprisonment

Mahmoud Hussein's jail term extended by 45 days again as he approaches one year of detention on spurious charges.

Egypt extends Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein's jail term

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Outrage after Indian journalist shot dead by 'soldier'

Killing of Sudip Datta Bhowmik in Tripura state raises concerns about safety of media persons in remote areas.

Outrage after Indian journalist Sudip Bhowmik shot dead

Journalism

Journalists honoured for bravery amid global threats

In the past year, 34 journalists were killed in the field, more than 250 others were jailed and 55 remain missing.

Internet

'For the seventh year, freedom has been in decline'

Freedom House report blames governments for using a range of tools to strangle the idealistic potential of the internet.

Podcast

When a journalist is arrested in Kashmir

Just last year, 48 journalists were killed on the job around the world. More than 5 times that number were jailed.

When a journalist is arrested in Kashmir

Human Rights

Jailed Al Jazeera reporter in Egypt denied medical care

Qatar-based network demands private hospital treatment for imprisoned producer Mahmoud Hussein for a broken arm.

Egypt

Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Detention of Al Jazeera journalist renewed for seventh time since he was arrested on December 20.

Palestine

Court extends detention of Palestinian journalists

Six journalists arrested for "leaking information to hostile parties", but rights group say it's curb on free speech.

Court extends detention of Palestinian journalists

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Media group backs Al Jazeera amid closure calls

Digital Content Next joins a host of groups in supporting Al Jazeera against the Saudi-led calls for its closure.

Media group backs Al Jazeera amid closure calls

Egypt

Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Al Jazeera denounces Egypt's decision to extend Hussein’s detention by 45 days and calls for his unconditional release.

United States

Reporters face 70 years in prison over anti-Trump march

Two journalists are among more than 200 people facing felony charges after mass arrests at Inauguration Day rally.

Reporters face 70 years in prison over anti-Trump march

Middle East

Al Jazeera not up for discussion, Qatari FM says

Qatari news broadcaster will not be discussed in any negotiations to end blockade against Doha, says foreign minister.

Al Jazeera off the table in any Gulf crisis talks: FM

Inside Story

Why are so many journalists being killed in Mexico?

Prominent journalist Javier Valdez was shot and killed in the of Sinaloa on Monday.

Middle East

Zahra Hussein: My father is afraid of being forgotten

Daughter of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein says she fears her father would die in prison.

Zahra Hussein: My father is afraid of being forgotten