The Listening Post

Silencing journalists in Mexico

Intimidation, killings and censorship are just some of the tactics used to muzzle journalists in Mexico.

Journalism Matters

Where are journalists under attack?

From Africa and Asia to Latin America and Europe, reporters are being killed with impunity simply for doing their jobs.

Journalism Matters

New network aims to support whistle-blowers in Africa

Whistle-blowers in Africa under threat have little legal protection, says lawyer representing Assange, Snowden and more.

The Gambia

The Gambia's journalists find new freedom of expression

The country's former president silenced its media, but with a new government journalists are returning to work.

Opinion

The media should resist far-right populist tendencies

To avoid normalising xenophobia journalists should critically analyse narratives, instead of simply reiterating them.

by Maya Goodfellow

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.

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.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt refers Al Jazeera journalist to criminal court

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

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Egypt extends Al Jazeera journalist's detention again

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

Egypt

Mahmoud Hussein: Freedom of expression is valuable

An interview with Al Jazeera's journalist before he was detained on his life and career.

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.

Opinion

Whitewashing Assad and his allies must be challenged

When we leave whitewashers to continue their campaigns unchecked, we put our own voices at risk of being marginalised.

by Malak Chabkoun

Opinion

Reporting from the ground in times of war

Courageous endeavours of journalists in Aleppo deliver the news we hear today.

by Clive Stafford Smith

The Listening Post

Fidel Castro: Contested legacy, competing narratives

We analyse the competing narratives around Fidel Castro; plus, the UK's new surveillance law, the 'Snoopers' Charter'.

The Listening Post

How will the UK's Snoopers' Charter affect journalism?

A look at the UK's new surveillance law and the relationship between the security state and the journalists covering it.