Egypt

Jailed reporter's daughter: Journalists have failed us

Zahra Hussein, daughter of jailed Al Jazeera journalist, condemns media silence about her father's ongoing detention.

Mahmoud Hussein's daughter: Journalists have failed us

Egypt

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein: 300 days in prison

Egypt arrested the journalist while he was on holiday in Cairo last December and have held him without charge since.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein: 300 days in prison

Turkey

Wall Street Journal journalist sentenced in Turkey

Court rules Ayla Albayrak showed support for outlawed PKK group in an 2015 article, accusing her of "terror" propaganda.

Press Freedom

Cambodia: Switching off independent radio stations

Nearly a dozen stations have had licenses suspended without notice as media crackdown continues ahead of 2018 election.

Cambodia: Switching off independent radio stations

Opinion

Remembering the day the Eritrean press died

Eritrea's transformation into a police state started with a ban on independent media 16 years ago today.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Middle East

UN condemns Egypt's widening 'assault on free speech'

Rights experts say Egypt's blocking of some 130 websites looks 'more like repression than counter-terrorism'.

UN condemns Egypt's widening 'assault on free speech'

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.

The Listening Post

Police vs the press in Uganda

How some controversial laws have made the lives of journalists in Uganda increasingly difficult and reporting risky.

Palestine

How Israel prevented journalists from covering al-Aqsa

Reporters covering the al-Aqsa protests say they have faced increasing assaults by Israeli police forces.

How Israel prevented journalists from covering al-Aqsa

Media

Amnesty: Israel's Al Jazeera ban sends chilling message

Rights group says move to shut network's Jerusalem operation demonstrates Israel's intolerance over criticism.

Amnesty: Israel's ban on Al Jazeera a 'brazen attack'

Al Jazeera

Israel's 'declaration of war' on press freedom

Rights groups, journalists and observers criticise Israel's decision to shut down Al Jazeera's operation in Jerusalem.

Rights groups, reporters decry Israel ban on Al Jazeera

Media

'Odd and biased': Al Jazeera replies to Israel's threat

Al Jazeera Media Network responds to Israeli officials attempting to shut down operations in Jerusalem.

Al Jazeera statement on Israel's plan to ban network

India

Is free speech under threat in Modi's India?

Activists, journalists, lawyers and academics are concerned that free speech in India is deteriorating.

Opinion

Qatar: Finding opportunities for reform in crisis

Qatar today faces a crisis, but it is also an opportunity to become a regional leader on human rights.

Kenneth Roth

by Kenneth Roth

Kenneth Roth

Press Freedom

'Business as usual' at Al Jazeera despite Gulf Crisis

Acting managing director of Al Jazeera English says journalists will continue their work amid demands to close channel.

Al Jazeera: 'Business as normal' despite Gulf Crisis