Pakistan

Media watchdogs slam 'brazen censorship' by Pakistan

Rights groups criticise government for 'dictatorial tendencies' after channels taken off air for covering opposition.

Media watchdogs slam 'brazen censorship' by Pakistan

Turkey

Turkish journalists take legal action over 'blacklisting' report

Journalists' union says a think-tank report on Turkish journalists working for foreign media 'incites people to hatred'.

Turkish journalists take legal action over 'blacklisting' report

The Listening Post

Istanbul: A Turkish haven for Arab journalists

In Turkey, Arab reporters in exile have managed to carve out a space for adversarial journalism aimed at the Arab world.

The Listening Post

Turkey: No country for bold journalists?

We speak to three Turkish journalists living in exile. Plus, a voice in Ankara's defence.

The Listening Post

Media haven or hell? The paradox of journalism in Turkey

A look at two groups of exiled journalists: those on the run from Turkey, and others who have found a sanctuary there.

Opinion

The death of the political cartoon

A pillar of journalism is being destroyed by oppressive governments, online mobs and profit-oriented media moguls.

Patrick Gathara

by Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Australia

Australian media giants demand legal protection for journalists

A rare show of unity by Australia's usually tribal media shows concern about a lack of legal safeguards for journalists.

Australian media giants demand legal protection for journalists

Australia

Australia's ABC takes police to court over Afghan files

The ABC is asking for an injunction to prevent police from accessing the 'Afghan files', says raid was unconstitutional.

Australia's national broadcaster takes police to court over raid

Ukraine

Ukraine's journalists demand action after reporter killed

The death of Vadym Komarov, a 58-year-old who focused on corruption, comes against backdrop of rising attacks on media.

Ukraine's journalists demand action after reporter killed

Press Freedom

Al Jazeera rebuts renewed push for 'foreign agent' registration

Al Jazeera says it's not required to register under FARA after Republican congressmen called for DOJ evaluation.

Al Jazeera rebuts renewed push for 'foreign agent' registration

Opinion

Russia just had a mini popular uprising

Did the world notice?

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

India

India journalists decry 'escalating attacks' on press freedom

Recent arrests appear to follow a pattern of attacks on press freedom since Modi's ascension to power, journalists say.

India journalists decry 'escalating attacks' on press freedom

Russia

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protest over media freedom

Monitor says 400 people arrested during unsanctioned demonstration denouncing police abuse after reporter's arrest.

Europe

Russia frees investigative journalist Ivan Golunov after outcry

His arrest sparked international outcry over the treatment of journalists critical of authorities in Russia.

Russia frees investigative journalist Ivan Golunov after outcry

Media

'We are Ivan': Russian dailies show solidarity with reporter

Three top newspapers come out in support of Ivan Golunov who has been put under house arrest, accused of dealing drugs.