Australia

Australia's ABC takes police to court over Afghan files

The ABC is asking for an injunction to prevent police from accessing the 'Afghan files', says raid was unconstitutional.

Australia's national broadcaster takes police to court over raid

Jamal Khashoggi

How can Jamal Khashoggi's murderers be held accountable?

What are the options for holding the dissident journalist's killers accountable in the wake of the Callamard report?

Russia

Russia frees journalist after outcry

Igor Rudnikov's supporters strongly contested the extortion charges, saying they were punishment for his journalism.

Russia drops extortion charges against journalist after outcry

Russia

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protest over media freedom

Monitor says 400 people arrested during unsanctioned demonstration denouncing police abuse after reporter's arrest.

Europe

Russia frees investigative journalist Ivan Golunov after outcry

His arrest sparked international outcry over the treatment of journalists critical of authorities in Russia.

Russia frees investigative journalist Ivan Golunov after outcry

Nigeria

Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition

Opposition party member and business tycoon Raymond Dokpesi accuses presidency of intimidation, crackdown on his media.

Nigeria shuts down private TV, radio stations tied to opposition

Egypt

'Grave concern' as Al Jazeera journalist remains jailed in Egypt

Mahmoud Hussein's freedom was ordered by an Egyptian court last week, but the journalist remains in detention.

'Grave concern' as Al Jazeera journalist remains jailed in Egypt

Press Freedom

Egyptian court orders release of Al Jazeera journalist

Mahmoud Hussein's release order follows more than two years of imprisonment without charge or trial.

Egypt: Court orders release of journalist Mahmoud Hussein

Human Rights

AJ Shorts wins human rights press award in Hong Kong

Digital documentary Growing up too Fast in Afghanistan was recognised in the short video category.

AJ Shorts wins human rights press award in Hong Kong

Latin America

Mexican journalist under government protection plan shot dead

Blood-soaked body of Francisco Romero, fifth journalist to be killed this year, was found on a pavement in his hometown.

Mexican journalist under government protection plan shot dead

Myanmar

Reuters journalists freed from prison in Myanmar

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested after investigating the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men by security forces.

Press Freedom

Journalist shot dead in Mexico on eve of World Press Freedom Day

Journalist who founded community radio station in an indigenous region of southern Mexico shot dead.

Journalist shot dead in Mexico on eve of World Press Freedom Day

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Myanmar court rejects final appeal by jailed Reuters journalists

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in 2017 while investigating killing of 10 Rohingya.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Hatred of journalists turns to violence: Media watchdog

Reporters Without Borders warns the number of countries where journalists can work safely is plummeting.

Hatred of journalists turns to violence: Media watchdog

Media

Pakistan extends bail for journalist accused of 'cyberterrorism'

Shahzeb Jillani is charged with 'cyberterrorism' for recent news coverage of enforced disappearances in the country.

Pakistan extends bail for journalist accused of 'cyberterrorism'