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- Local Brazilian journalists sued 11 times over municipal corruption coverage

Vie, 12/22/2017 - 20:53
Since launching their website, Fala RN, in December 2014, Francisco Costa and Josi Gonçalves have published a series of stories about embezzlement of public funds, nepotism and election fraud involving local politicians.

- Wave of detentions must end, organisations stress in letter to Belarus president

Hace 2 horas 55 mins
48 organisations from 24 countries have condemned the continuing wave of detentions and harassment of peaceful protesters, journalists, human rights defenders, civil society activists, anarchists and opposition party members in Belarus.

- Coalition of press freedom groups condemns court ruling against VICE journalist

Hace 4 horas 23 mins
The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that VICE News reporter Ben Makuch must hand over all communications between him and an ISIS fighter to the RCMP.

- IAPA rejects charge leveled at Cuban journalist for doing his job

Hace 14 horas 10 mins
IAPA rejected a charge leveled at Cuban journalist Henry Constantín Ferreiro for the offense of "usurping legal authority" by acting as a journalist.

- Reporter beaten by police while investigating police violence in Kenya

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 19:55
Standard Media Group reporter Isaiah Gwengi was arrested while interviewing Usenge residents, who had been complaining of systematic harassment by the Quick Response Team.

- Foreign journalists not welcome in Venezuela

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 19:21
In recent months, the obstruction of foreign journalists working in Venezuela has included expulsions, the seizure of material and equipment, and outright censorship.

- After two-year trial, Ugandan journalists acquitted of criminal defamation

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 16:35
In August 2015, four Ugandan journalists were charged with publishing defamatory stories in the New Vision and Red Pepper newspapers.

- New report on the tightening security grip of Egypt's regime on its universities

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 16:31
During the past three years, the Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression has witnessed the rise and fall of the Egyptian student movement. In their March 2017 report, they share their findings on violations that occurred between 2013 and 2016.

- After conviction, civil society demands independent inquiry into murder of Kem Ley

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 14:26
Although a gunman was convicted in the murder of political analyst Kem Ley, inadequacies at every stage of the judicial process lead civil society to demand an independent inquiry.

- Three more journalists detained in Belarus

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 04:12
The crackdown on the media in Belarus grew further today as journalists Kastus Zhukouski and Andrey Tolchyn were detained in Dobrush while a freelance reporter working for Belsat Viktar Yarashuk was detained in Pinsk.

- Serbian journalist jailed for defaming party officials

Jue, 03/23/2017 - 04:05
Journalist Stefan Cvetkovic is a well-known critic of the local authorities, against whom he filed a complaint of misuse of public funds in 2014, and recently raised questions about the role of the three officials in various criminal matters.

- New dawn for Gambia as president discusses free expression

Mié, 03/22/2017 - 16:50
The Media Foundation for West Africa met with Gambian President Adama Barrow to discuss press freedom and impunity for crimes against journalists under the Jammeh regime. The delegation also met with the family of Chief Ebrima Manneh, whose disappearance in 2006 is one of the emblematic cases in the IFEX No Impunity Campaign.

- Victory against impunity in Nepal as High Court upholds jail term for journalist's murderers

Mié, 03/22/2017 - 13:06
The Janakpur High Court has upheld a lower court's decision to sentence three people found guilty of killing journalist Uma Singh in 2009, to life imprisonment.

- Indonesia steamrolls media freedom in Papua, again

Mié, 03/22/2017 - 12:41
Indonesian police detained and then deported two reporters, who were filming a documentary for Indonesia's Garuda Airlines in Papua, for lacking "necessary documents from related institutions," without elaborating.

- Journalist assassinated in Veracruz, bringing total to 22 in the state

Mié, 03/22/2017 - 02:11
Ricardo Monlui Cabrera was director of the print publication El Político and owner of the web page. He was also president of the Córdoba and Region Journalists and Photojournalists Association.

- Motion to reduce and condemn Islamophobia is not a threat to free speech

Mar, 03/21/2017 - 20:22
CJFE shares an opinion which has already been expressed in part by our allies at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. We believe that Motion 103 in its current form presents no inherent risk to free expression. Claims that it will prohibit religiously motivated critiques of Islam are simply false.

- Award-winning rights advocate Ahmed Mansoor arrested by Emirati security forces

Mar, 03/21/2017 - 16:47
Ahmed Mansoor’s arrest and detention in an unknown location is extremely alarming. The UAE authorities routinely torture human rights defenders and other activists whom they detain in secret detention facilities without access to their lawyers or families.

- Does a killing a day keep protestors away?

Mar, 03/21/2017 - 16:08
Ethiopia, DRC and Mali's security forces were responsible for 183 deaths in the last six months of 2016. That's one person a day. And not one security agent has been charged over those killings.

- Media freedom group to address impunity, censorship in mission to The Gambia

Mar, 03/21/2017 - 15:40
The unexpected defeat of Yahya Jammeh in the 2016 elections and the subsequent assumption of power of President Adama Barrow opens a window of opportunity for press freedom, freedom of expression and media development.

- Police prevent journalists from attending press conference in Kashmir

Mar, 03/21/2017 - 14:41
Police in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir should allow journalists to work without harassment, and should take disciplinary action against officers filmed attacking journalists.