Journalists honoured for bravery amid global threats

In the past year, 34 journalists were killed in the field, more than 250 others were jailed and 55 remain missing.


'For the seventh year, freedom has been in decline'

Freedom House report blames governments for using a range of tools to strangle the idealistic potential of the internet.

Journalism under fire

American journalist freed from Zimbabwe prison on bail

Martha O'Donovan leaves maximum security prison in embassy vehicle, a day after she was granted bail in subversion case.

Martha O'Donovan released from Zimbabwe jail on bail

Journalism under fire

Zimbabwe court grants bail to arrested US journalist

American citizen was arrested and taken into police custody over a tweet that described President Mugabe as a 'goblin'.

US journalist Martha O'Donovan granted bail in Zimbabwe


Funeral held for slain Malta journalist

Thousands of people in Malta have attended the funeral of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed by a car bomb last month.

Journalism under fire

11 journalists killed in Mexico this year

Worldwide over the past decade, more than 800 journalists have been killed for doing their jobs. In Mexico, 2017 is set to be a record year for the number of journalists killed. Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.

Journalism under fire

Hundreds of journalists killed over past decade across the world

The UN estimates 900 reporters have been killed while doing their jobs in the past decade, but only one-in-ten cases has led to a conviction.

Journalism under fire

World's most dangerous place for press: Covering the war in Syria

Syria is the world's most dangerous country for journalists. More than 200 media personnel have been killed since the start of the war, six years ago.


Malta in shock over investigative journalist's killing

Several hundred people rally in Valletta demanding justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia's killers as her son praises her work.

Journalism under fire

Malta anti-graft reporter killed in huge car bomb blast

Killing of top reporter who exposed Malta's links with Panama Papers leak denounced as 'barbaric attack on press'.


Al Jazeera launches new content on Instagram

After Snapchat blocked Al Jazeera in GCC nations, new Instagram content aims to provide creative information for youth.

Al Jazeera launches new content on Instagram

Al Jazeera Selects

Journalists on the frontline

From Syria, to Mexico and Sudan, we tell the story of those who risk their lives to cover conflict.

Middle East

Al Jazeera not up for discussion, Qatari FM says

Qatari news broadcaster will not be discussed in any negotiations to end blockade against Doha, says foreign minister.

Al Jazeera off the table in any Gulf crisis talks: FM

Middle East

Al Jazeera a 'collateral victim' of Gulf crisis

Reporters Without Borders condemns countries for shutting down offices of the Doha-based media network.

Media watchdog: Al Jazeera targeted in Gulf crisis

Inside Story

Why are so many journalists being killed in Mexico?

Prominent journalist Javier Valdez was shot and killed in the of Sinaloa on Monday.