Reporters all over the world are putting their lives on the line by reporting on COVID-19. But while the virus itself poses a threat, many governments are also cracking down on criticism of their handling of the pandemic.
Turkey, December 5 Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests https://t.co/zIygjrgvA4 — Can Dündar (@candundaradasi) December 5, 2018 After the attempted coup in Turkey in 2016, President Erdogan has cracked down on
The Egyptian government as gone to such great lengths to ignore sexual harassment that survivors who tell their stories are arrested for spreading “fake news.”
An unprecedented amount of press freedom crackdowns and violations have occurred this year.
Egypt recently banned 21 news sites, prompting concerns from press freedom organizations all over the world.
Church bombing in Egypt Egypt Cabinet OKs state of emergency after Palm Sunday church bombings A stunned nation watched funerals for victims of the bombings on national TV and citizens raised questions and fears about what some consider lax security at churches. “The state of
In northeastern Nigeria, where Boko Haram has maintained a vast stronghold, famine has taken over, causing the UN to determine that as many as 75,000 children may die. The influence of Islamic extremist group in the area has caused many farms to close and has subsequently