Bangladesh

Bangladesh blocks access to Al Jazeera news website

The Bangladesh government blocked Al Jazeera's English website hours after it published the results of an investigation.

Bangladesh blocks access to Al Jazeera news website

Mexico

Mexican journalist Santiago Barroso shot dead

Barroso was shot multiple times after an unknown assailant knocked on his front door.

Mexican journalist Santiago Barroso shot dead

US & Canada

CPJ publishes book of last stories by murdered journalists

The murder of Jamal Khashoggi made international headlines, but the Committee to Protect Journalists says more than 1,300 journalists have been killed since 1992.

Jamal Khashoggi

US senators frustrated over White House silence on Khashoggi

Sanctions threatened after 'zero' information at briefing on Trump administration's handling of Saudi writer's killing.

US senators frustrated over White House silence on Khashoggi

Egypt

Egypt denies entry to New York Times journalist

US reporter David Kirkpatrick held for seven hours without food or water before being sent back on a flight to London.

NYT journalist David Kirkpatrick barred from entering Egypt

The Listening Post

Sudan's protests: Defying Bashir's media blackout

For nearly two months, Sudan has witnessed almost daily protests demanding an end to Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule.

Witness

Maria Ressa: War on Truth

In an era of disinformation, the CEO of Rappler takes on forces that she believes are undermining world democracies.

Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

Here are the latest developments related to the Saudi journalist's murder inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul.

Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

Iran

Iran jailed hundreds of journalists after 1979 revolution: RSF

Files leaked to media watchdog show at least four journalists were allegedly killed by the government between 1979-2009.

Iran jailed hundreds of journalists after 1979 revolution: RSF

Lebanon

Assailants target Lebanese TV station Al Jadeed with hand grenade

No injuries were reported in the attack on Al Jadeed TV station's headquarters in central Beirut.

Assailants target Lebanese TV station Al Jadeed with hand grenade

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

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

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.

Asia Pacific

Philippines journalist charged with tax evasion

The journalist and her supporters say this is persecution by a government that sees journalists as the enemy.