Honduras

Honduran journalists face increasing threats and intimidation

Honduras is the most dangerous country in the Americas for journalists and they say things are getting worse.

Honduran journalists face increasing threats and intimidation

Middle East

Egypt's jailed journalists: In numbers

On World Press Freedom Day, jailed journalists continue to pay the price for media crackdowns in Egypt.

Egypt's jailed journalists: In numbers

The Listening Post

Democrats vs WikiLeaks and the implications for US media

The saga continues as US Democrats file suit against Russia, Trump and WikiLeaks. Plus, reporting the Rohingya story.

Turkey

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on 'terror' charges

Istanbul court convicts over a dozen journalists from opposition Cumhuriyet daily over 'terrorism-related' charges.

Turkey: 14 Cumhuriyet staff sentenced on 'terror' charges

Press Freedom

Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Qatar-based network calls on Egypt to release its journalist, who has spent almost 500 days in jail without charge.

Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Africa

Tanzania law for online content 'threatens free speech'

Bloggers, social media influencers and online platforms will now have to apply for a licence and pay a fee of $930 if they want to keep their sites up.

The Listening Post

Geo goes dark: Media and the military in Pakistan

Media mystery in Pakistan: who ordered Geo News off the air? Plus, covering the world's largest biometric database.

Reporter's Notebook

The day I went viral: Inside Orban's media crackdown

When Dan Nolan set out to expose how the Hungarian state media systematically targets opposition voices, he became a target himself.

Asia Pacific

Critics: Malaysia law against fake news 'aims to stifle dissent'

The law would come into effect just ahead of a national election, which could take place as early as next month. Press freedom advocates say they are concerned the law may be used to target voices of dissent.

Press Freedom

Key NMG staff quit for lack of media freedom

They protest the Kenyan government's 'influence' on those who work at the Nation Media Group.

Key NMG staff quit for lack of media freedom

Media

Egypt expels British journalist in media crackdown

Authorities threatened Times of London journalist, Bel Trew, with a military trial before deporting her, newspaper says.

Egypt expels British journalist Bel Trew: Times of London

Egypt

How Egypt targets 'fake news' ahead of elections

Egyptian prosecutors have long urged that critical outlets should be silenced.

How Egypt targets 'fake news' ahead of elections

Myanmar

100 days in prison: Journalists appear in Myanmar court

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested over an investigation into Rohingya killings by military.

Myanmar journalists in court 100 days after their arrest

Press Freedom

Al Jazeera lauded for 'media pluralism on global scale'

Press-freedom defender criticises US politicians' campaign to get Doha-based media network to register as foreign agent.

RSF lauds Al Jazeera, decries 'foreign agent' calls

Slovakia

Slovakia PM resigns amid outcry over reporter's murder

President accepts resignation of Robert Fico as anger persists over last month's murder of investigative journalist.

Slovakia's PM Robert Fico resigns amid public outcry