The Covid-19 pandemic has become a pretext for an authoritarian crackdown in Bangladesh, where the government has arrested several journalists,...

A clampdown on communications in Myanmar has seen at least five journalists arrested and official warnings sent to media threatening harsh jail...

The International and European Federations of Journalists (IFJ/EFJ) demand Belarusian authorities to stop immediately the persecution of journalists...

The Turkish Association of Journalists (GCD) published today its Annual Media Monitoring Report documenting the state of press freedom in Turkey for...

An Afghan journalist affiliated with the Pajhwok News Agency has survived an assassination attempt by armed assailants in Faryab province on February...

Four media workers’ unions in Japan have demanded gender equality in Japan’s media and call for stronger female representation in the industry, which...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) supports the petition of its affiliates in Brazil, Peru and Uruguay for media workers to be...

Freelance producer Adel Al-Hasani has been held for more than six months after being arrested by Yemeni armed forces over his alleged support for both...

At least nine journalists have been targeted by police by arrests, intimidation and criminal charges over reporting and online posts about the ongoing...

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was banned in China on February 12, one week after it was accused of false reporting and after the...

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Every week the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is compiling a list of the top news articles from across the world in which it is...

Following the decision by the Chinese authorities to ban BBC World News from broadcasting in China, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)...

Ethiopian freelance journalist Lucy Kassa was attacked at her home in Addis Ababa on 8 February by three unidentified armed men in plain clothes who...

Incidents of violence and restrictions towards journalists and media workers covering protests in Myanmar have been documented, as hundreds of...

Bangladesh police this week formally charged three journalists under the Digital Security Act (DSA) for publishing material alleged to have the...

State-TV journalist Hala Al-Jarf was detained on January 23 in the centre-west city of Salamaniyah, accused of “spreading disinformation and...