At least nine journalists were arrested by Indian authorities for their coverage of recent protests by Indian farmers. Critics decried the arrests as an assault on a free press and demanded the journalists’ immediate release.
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
Award-winning Syrian journalist Zaina Erhaim is unable to enter the United States due to the travel ban administered by President Trump last month. Accompanied by several other Syrian women, Erhaim was set to tour the United States, screening the second part of her documentary “Syria’s
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) recently collaborated with Insurance for Journalists to launch a scheme of flexible, low-cost protection plans for freelance reporters and media personnel who struggle to find insurance when reporting at home or abroad. IFJ’s new insurance plans, announced just last
At least 74 journalists have lost their lives in connection with their work in 2016, nearly three quarters of whom were likely deliberately targeted. That’s according to the latest report from Reporters Sans Frontières (Reporters Without Borders), an international organization and advocacy group dedicated to
Russia banned LinkedIn on Thursday, after Microsoft-owned social network failed to comply with the a 2014 law regarding Russian user data collection. The ban was exacted by Roskomnadzor, the government’s communications regulation agency. Roskomnazdor issued a statement, in Russian, regarding the decision. It cited the
Yesterday, the Newseum, together with Reporters without Borders, unveiled a banner on the front of the museum in honor of American freelance journalist Austin Tice who has been held captive in Syria since 2012. Tice is the only American journalist held captive abroad. He was one
On Wednesday night, Delphine Halgand, the U.S. Director of Reporters Without Borders, spoke to students at The George Washington University about the importance of press freedom in the international community. The event was jointly hosted by MediaFile and George Washington’s International Affairs Society. The French-national