Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends detention of Al Jazeera journalist

Al Jazeera denies the allegations against Mahmoud Hussein and calls for his immediate release.

The Listening Post

Face-off at Egypt's Press Syndicate

Egypt's Press Syndicate is under fire from the Sisi government; plus, the rise of the far-right in the Dutch media.

The Listening Post

Egypt's Press Syndicate under fire

The repression of journalism in Egypt continues virtually unabated, but the coverage of the crackdown has waned.

Egypt

Egypt hands journalist union head two years in prison

The ruling on against Yahia Kallash, head of the country's press union, and two others comes after a seven-month trial.

Egypt hands journalist union head two years in prison

Human Rights

Al Jazeera journalist detained in Somalia

Reporter arrested by Somali security agents in the capital, Mogadishu, along with a driver, fixer and cameraman.

Al Jazeera journalist Hamza Mohamed detained in Somalia

Libya

Dutch journalist Jeroen Oerlemans killed in Libya

ISIL sniper fire blamed for death of Jeroen Oerlemans while covering government offensive against the group in Sirte.

Dutch journalist Jeroen Oerlemans killed in Libya

Egypt

Egypt detains reporters conducting street interviews

Journalists accused of publishing "false news" and belonging to the now banned organisation, Muslim Brotherhood.

Egypt detains reporters conducting street interviews

Opinion

Egypt's image crisis has grown worse

Public relations manoeuvring can't save Egypt's government from itself.

Mohamad Elmasry

by Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamad Elmasry

Media

Al Jazeera journalist slams Egypt death verdict

Ibrahim Helal, who is among three reporters sentenced to death in absentia in Egypt, says his case is political.

Journalism under fire

Egypt sentences six to death in espionage case

The defendants, including two Al Jazeera journalists, handed death verdict for "leaking state secrets to Qatar".

Egypt sentences six to death in espionage case

Opinion

The Arab media paradox

Despite an intensifying media crackdown, Arab journalists are defying repression in the cause of freedom of expression.

Khaled Diab

by Khaled Diab

Khaled Diab

The Listening Post

Tightening the grip: Turkey's media takeover

We explore the government's clampdown on critical media; plus, we talk to Can Dundar, a journalist released from jail.

Journalism under fire

Al Jazeera team in Yemen missing in Taiz

Three Al Jazeera crew members who were last seen on Monday are believed to have been kidnapped, the network says.

Al Jazeera team in Yemen missing in Taiz

Human Rights

Fears grow over health of hunger-striking Palestinian

Lawyers decry court date proposed by Israel for detained journalist Mohammad al-Qeq fearing he could die before hearing.

Fears grow over health of hunger-striking Palestinian

Human Rights

Fears grow over press freedom in South Africa

Journalist Micah Reddy tells Al Jazeera how police harassment and planned legislation are stifling the media.

Fears grow over press freedom in South Africa