Afghanistan

Two Afghan journalists killed in attack on radio station

The reporters were shot dead inside the studios of Radio Hamsada in Taloqan, the second such attack this year.

Two Afghan journalists killed in attack on radio station

Iran

Iran state TV: US-born newscaster to appear in Washington court

Marzieh Hashemi - born Melanie Franklin - travelled to the US to visit her family when the FBI arrested her.

Iran state TV: US-born newscaster to appear in Washington court

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Undercover Ghana journalist shot dead

Ahmed Hussein-Suale had previously uncovered massive corruption in Ghana's football leagues.

Colombia

Attacks and bodyguards: The price of being a Colombian journalist

Leiderman Ortiz, founder of La Verdad del Pueblo newspaper, has survived several attempts on his life.

Attacks and bodyguards: The price of being a Colombian journalist

Myanmar

Wives of Reuters reporters shocked over Myanmar verdict

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists, upholding seven-year sentence for investigating killings.

Myanmar: Wives of Reuters journalists devastated by verdict

Africa

Nigeria raids paper, arrests journalists over Boko Haram coverage

Security forces seal offices of Daily Trust newspaper, say journalists 'divulged classified military information'.

Nigeria raids paper, arrests journalists over Boko Haram coverage

Jamal Khashoggi

'Not sufficient': UN on Saudi's Khashoggi murder trial

UN human rights office questions fairness of the Saudi trial, calling for probe 'with international involvement'.

'Not sufficient': UN on Saudi trial into Jamal Khashoggi killing

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi puts Jamal Khashoggi murder suspects on trial

Saudi state media says prosecutor has demanded death penalty for five of the 11 defendants.

Saudi Arabia puts Jamal Khashoggi murder suspects on trial

Media

The countries where most reporters were killed in 2018

IFJ says 94 journalists and media workers died in targeted killings, bomb attacks and crossfire incidents this year.

Number of journalists killed on the job in 2018 rises

Mahmoud Hussein

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein marks two years in Egyptian prison

In violation of Egyptian and international law, Hussein completes two years in Egyptian jail without charges or trial.

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein marks two years in Egyptian prison

Opinion

Mahmoud Hussein's case was the canary in the coal mine

Since 2016, the use of 'fake news' accusations to persecute journalists has risen exponentially.

Justin Shilad

by Justin Shilad

Justin Shilad

South Sudan

Being a journalist in South Sudan

Practitioners recount experiences covering political, corruption and human rights stories in world's youngest country.

Being a journalist in South Sudan

Inside Story

Why are journalists increasingly targeted?

Amid the heightening threats, dangers and name-calling, polls show the public's trust in the news media has plummeted.

Myanmar

Myanmar: Protests mark 1-year detention of Reuters reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested after being 'entrapped' in a setup by a senior police officer.

Myanmar

In Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar, free press hopes wither

A year since the arrest of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, media battle official distrust, repressive laws.

In Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar, free press hopes wither