Tag: Freedom of Press

April 18, 2019

Authoritarian Leaders Fueled Hatred...

The 2019 World Press Freedom Index report, conducted by Reporters Without Borders, said “authoritarian regimes continue to tighten their grip on the media,” resulting in a “hatred of journalists” that has “degenerated into violence, contributing to an increase in fear.”

March 27, 2019

Myanmar Supreme Court Agrees to Rul...

Rights groups and diplomats have condemned the sentencing of the the reporters, saying their convictions have dealt a blow to freedom of the press in the developing democracy

March 26, 2019

Turkmenistan Urged To Stop ‘S...

Ranked 178th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2018 World Press Freedom Index, Turkmenistan is a “black hole from which little news and information emerge and where the few independent journalists risk severe persecution,” the Paris-based media watchdog said

March 9, 2019

Three Uyghur Journalists Among 33 W...

Chimengul Awut, an editor at the Kashgar Publishing House in the XUAR’s Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture, is one of 14 people who worked at the company to be detained at a political “re-education camp” since last year

February 15, 2019

Chinese Newspapers Fold Amid Growin...

Veteran Beijing journalist Li Xinde said many “market-oriented” papers are meeting the same fate, while papers under direct party or government control are subsidize by a system of compulsory subscriptions

February 2, 2019

Jailed Reuters Reporters File Appea...

Officials are charging journalists under Section 505(b) under Myanmar’s Penal Code and Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Act, though they should be using the country’s Media Law to pursue complaints, especially for journalists who write about issues related to the government or the military

January 27, 2019

CPJ Denounces Iranian Journalist’...

Soltani was first arrested over his reporting on municipal land deals in September 2016, after former Tehran Mayor Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf and municipal council chairman Mehdi Chamran filed a lawsuit against him

January 18, 2019

On Twitter Jounalists Condemn the M...

Twitter is abuzz condemning the brutal murder of investigative journalist and private investigator Ahmed Hussein-Suale at Madina, Ghana. On January 16, two unknown assailants shot him dead when he was driving a car

January 16, 2019

Iranian Anchor Woman’s Arrest...

well known American anchorwoman on Iranian state television Press TV’s English language service Marzieh Hashemi was arrested by FBI after arriving at America’s St. Louis Lambert International Airport on Sunday

January 10, 2019

Khodorkovsky Investigators Say Evid...

Martin was recommended to the journalists by Russian journalist Kirill Romanovsky, a correspondent with the FAN news agency, which is sponsored by Prigozhin

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