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

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Advocacy group demands Egypt free Al Jazeera journalist

US rights group asks UN to pressure Egypt to free Mahmoud Hussein as Egyptian authorities extend his detention.

Advocacy group demands Egypt free Al Jazeera journalist

Egypt

Report: 259 journalists jailed in 2016

More than 250 journalists, including Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Hussein, were detained or jailed last year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. The figures show Egypt is one of the most dangerous countries to work as a journalist.

Asia

UN calls for probe into killing of Maldives blogger

Prominent blogger Yameen Rasheed died after he was found at his Male apartment with multiple stab wounds.

UN wants probe into killing of blogger Yameen Rasheed

Reporter's Notebook

'My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in Egypt'

Al Jazeera's Baher Mohamed reflects on his time in a brutal Egyptian prison and promises to keep campaigning for those still in jail.

Baher Mohamed: My 1,124 hours of solitary confinement in prison

Journalism Matters

What is UNESCO-Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project?

Given the increased targeting of reporters and changing media landscape, it is time to discuss the state of journalism.

What is UNESCO-Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project?

Middle East

Al Jazeera reporter spends 100th day in Egyptian jail

Qatar-based network calls for release of Mahmoud Hussein, who is being held in conditions that violate his human rights.

Al Jazeera reporter spends 100th day in Egyptian jail

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Al Jazeera reporter held by Egypt for more than 50 days

Qatar-based network calls for release of Mahmoud Hussein, who is being held in conditions that violate his human rights.

Mahmoud Hussein detained for more than 50 days

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends arrest of Al Jazeera reporter by 45 days

Al Jazeera denies charges against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his release as detention is extended for a fourth time.