The Australian government’s proposed $130 billion “JobKeeper” package falls short of supporting freelancers and non-permanent media workers. The...

Nation Multimedia Group (NMG), one of Thailand’s largest media companies cut employees’ salaries on April 1 citing the Covid-19 business downturn....

Serbian Prime Minister, Ana Brnabic, withdrew a planned decree that would have limited the publishing of information related to COVID-19 just to...

Italian journalists are on the front lines in the emergency that has hit the country. Federazione Nazionale Stampa Italiana (FSNI) is working to...

The Supreme Court of India ordered media to only refer to, publish and broadcast the official version of the information on the health crisis, citing...

The Iranian State Board for Fighting Corona Disease (SBFCD) passed a nationwide ban on all print publications on 30 March. The International...

L’accès à l’Information pour la sensibilisation des populations reste le seul moyen le plus sûr pour lutter efficacement contre les pandémies qui...

The South East Asia Journalists Unions (SEAJU) network remains concerned for the physical and financial safety of journalists reporting in South East...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today joined other press freedom groups in calling on Europe’s top human rights and democracy...

The Hungarian Parliament passed a bill on 30 March allowing the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to rule by decree without a set time limit....

Sixteen human rigths and professional organisations urged Turkish Government not to discriminate against political prisoners in its forthcoming early...

The president of Romania Klaus Werner Iohannis signed on 16 March an emergency decree which, among other measures, allows the National Authority for...

TV channel NewsOne journalist Tetiana Sivokon was physically attacked on 24 March by a shop owner while shooting a story about the sale of protective...

Journalism serves as a critical public service, particularly in times of crisis. Now more than ever, media must be able to report independently,...

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act of 2020 on March 25 that grants him special powers to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic,...

Luego de publicar casos sobre casos de coronavirus no reconocidos por el gobierno, Darvinson Rojas y Beatríz Rodríguez fueron sustraídos de sus...