As upcoming elections in Turkey draw near, the press crackdown in the country seems to be getting more intense
A Turkish journalist spent one year in prison, and talked to MediaFile about his experiences as we awaits trial in April.
An unprecedented amount of press freedom crackdowns and violations have occurred this year.
A picture is worth 1,000 words – especially in global news.
Tunca Öğreten and others will go to trial on Tuesday for exposing corruption in the Turkish government
It has been almost a year since Turkey’s 2016 coup, but journalists there still face a hostile government and threats of jail time.
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
Gambia secures first peaceful transition since 1965 The Fall of Africa’s Loneliest Despot Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s autocratic leader for the past 20 years, finally stepped down as president on Saturday, escaping on his private jet into exile in Equatorial Guinea – a country conveniently not
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
Five days after she posted a Facebook video of police officers using aggressive force against protestors at the Dakota Access Pipeline, Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman was arrested and charged with “participating in a riot.” According to a PBS report, the coverage Goodman was arrested for showed security guards