The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ), the pan-African organisation of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) in collaboration with...

Freelance journalist Jamal Farah Adan was shot dead by two gunmen on March 1 in Galkayo city, in the Somali state of Puntland. The International...

Freelance journalist Ahmed Botan Arab was arrested on February 21 in Bossasso, in the northeast region of Puntland, accused of “spreading...

At least six journalists working for different media outlets received death threats from unidentified persons through text messages and social media...

Four Sudanese journalists were arrested by local security forces on 12 February due to alleged "incitement of acts of violence, sabotage, and looting...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the global labour movement in raising a racket to support Myanmar's trade unionists taking to...

Media unions and journalist organisations across the Asia-Pacific region have issued a joint statement of solidarity with their journalist colleagues...

President Evariste Ndayishimiye instructed the National Communication Council (CNC) on 28 January to settle differences with banned independent media...

The International Federation of Journalists and Federation of African Journalists will join the leaders of the African Union, UNESCO, editors from...

TV journalist Dawit Kebede Araya was shot dead in his car on 20 January near his home in the conflict-hit region of Tigray located in northern...

Dozens of journalists and media workers were arrested and beaten by the police on January 23 while covering protests in support of jailed opposition...

Former Chinese journalist and renowned critic of internet censorship Zhang Jialong was sentenced to 18 months in prison on January 8 for his remarks...

The Yemeni Journalists’ Syndicate (YJS) has documented 112 cases of violations of media and journalists’ rights in 2020, including killings, torture,...

UPDATED 11.01.2021. Violent protesters targeted and attacked media workers during the assault on the United States Capitol in Washington DC. The...

Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan, who covered the coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan earlier this year, was convicted of “picking...

UPDATED 4.02.2021 The year 2020 will go down in history as the year of an unprecedented global pandemic crisis, but also as the year of the resurgence...