Latin America

Two Mexican journalists killed in separate attacks

Number of slain media workers rises to eight in Mexico in 2018 after killings of Ruben Pat Cauich and Luis Perez Garcia.

Two Mexican journalists killed in separate attacks

Egypt

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Journalist has been held in detention in Egypt for 575 days and has yet to be formally charged.

Egypt renews detention for Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Media

'Yes, we're putting out a damn paper'

Maryland newspaper publishes Friday edition just hours after four of its journalists and one staffer were shot dead.

Capital Gazette: Victims remembered in first edition after attack

Latin America

Mexico's election marred by deadly violence

May was the deadliest month recorded in Mexico, since the government began releasing homicide data.

Mexico's election marred by deadly violence

Egypt

Al Jazeera journalist held in Egypt despite full pre-trial term

Mahmoud Hussein's lawyer calls for the 51-year-old's release following more than 18 months of detention in Cairo.

Al Jazeera journalist held in Egypt despite full pre-trial term

Journalism under fire

Pleas to release Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein at IPI congress

The International Press Institute celebrates the hard work and resilience of journalists while condemning state and non-state actors targeting members of the media, including Egypt's imprisonment of Mahmoud Hussein.

The Listening Post

Fixers: The unsung heroes of journalism

Fixers are a correspondent's eyes, ears and warning system on the ground, but do they get the recognition they deserve?

Press Freedom

Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Al Jazeera journalist has now been detained for 502 days in Egypt without charge.

Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Media

Arkady Babchenko's 'killing' polarises Ukraine and Russia

The fake killing of the Russian reporter in Kiev amazed and polarised his peers and politicians in Russia and Ukraine.

Arkady Babchenko's 'killing' polarises Ukraine and Russia

Journalism

Russian journalist Babchenko reveals details of his fake death

It's not the pig's blood used to stage the murder of Arkady Babchenko in Ukraine that journalists' organisations are worried will sully the profession.

Ukraine

Ukraine staged 'murder' of Russian journalist

Ukrainian Security Service says it faked Arkady Babchenko's death to catch those who were trying to kill him.

Mexico

Mexican journalist beaten to death; 6 killed in 2018

Body of Hector Gonzalez Antonio dumped in Tamaulipas, taking toll of slain media workers to six this year in Mexico.

Mexican journalist Hector Gonzalez Antonio beaten to death

Middle East

Israeli bill to ban filming soldiers on duty condemned

Palestinian journalists' union says bill against photographing Israeli soldiers on duty is attempt to escape punishment.

Israeli bill to ban filming soldiers on duty condemned

Middle East

Is Egypt's crackdown on dissent tied to plan to lift subsidies?

The recent spate of arrests in Egypt has many observers worried.

Journalism under fire

'Pool of blood': 5th Mexican journalist killed in 2018

Alicia Diaz Gonzalez was found dead at her home in Monterrey, having apparently been severely beaten.

Alicia Diaz Gonzalez: Fifth Mexican journalist killed in 2018