Human Rights

Morocco rights activists warn over free speech after arrests

Leading human rights activists warn of assault on freedom of expression following the arrest of journalists, artists.

Morocco rights activists warn over free speech after arrests

France

France remembers Charlie Hebdo victims on fifth anniversary

Nine members of the satirical magazine's staff were killed in 2015 attack by two French brothers.

France remembers Charlie Hebdo victims on fifth anniversary

The Listening Post

The science and the art of open-source journalism

From Xinjiang, China to Douma, Syria - how challenging stories are being reported using tools of open-source journalism.

Africa

Somalia detained record number of journalists in 2019: Report

State security forces arrested 38 journalists, while 37 were beaten, shot at or threatened at gunpoint, report says.

Somalia detained record number of journalists in 2019: Report

Egypt

Egyptian journalist says home raided, brother arrested

Government critic Mohamed el-Garhy says police raided his parents' house and asked his father for his whereabouts.

Egyptian journalist says home raided, brother arrested

Jamal Khashoggi

'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned

Global condemnation as Saudi exonerates crown prince's aides over journalist's murder, but US welcomes 'important step'.

'Antithesis of justice': Khashoggi verdict roundly condemned

The Listening Post

Journalism that changed 2019

A look at cases where reporting speaks truth to power, exposes wrongdoing, and helps rectify it.

Opinion

It is time for Facebook to stop coddling the far right

The powerful social media platform is willingly enabling hate groups, white nationalists and far-right extremists.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

Sweden

China cancels Sweden business trips after prize for dissident

Publisher Gui Minhai, a Swedish citizen, was jailed in mainland China after disappearing from Thailand in 2015.

China cancels Sweden business trips after prize for dissident

Inside Story

Journalists making the headlines

Fewer reporters have been killed at work this year than in the last two decades, but more are being imprisoned.

Media

'Historically low number' of journalists killed in 2019

Reporters Without Borders says 49 journalists died around the world this year, lowest death toll in 16 years.

'Historically low number' of journalists killed in 2019

The Listening Post

Offline and silenced: Internet blackouts are going global

From Kashmir to Iran, governments are turning off the internet to stop dissent. Plus, the murky world of deepfakes.

Press Freedom

China trumps Turkey as worst jailer of journalists in 2019: CPJ

CPJ report says at least 250 journalists have been imprisoned for their work worldwide as of December 1.

China trumps Turkey as worst jailer of journalists in 2019: CPJ

Opinion

The secret prosecution of Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri

The case against Abiri sets a dangerous precedent, threatening freedom of the press in Nigeria.

Jonathan Rozen

by Jonathan Rozen

Jonathan Rozen

Europe

Activists storm into Malta PM's office to demand his resignation

Activists force their way into the 16th-century building asking Muscat to quit over the 2017 killing of a journalist.

Activists storm into Malta PM's office to demand his resignation