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...

2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic have had a brutal impact on journalism: media closures, layoffs, loss of income and job insecurity have been headline...

Truong Chau Huu Danh, a former state media reporter and a founder of the Facebook news page Bao Sach or ‘Clean Newspaper’, was arrested on December 17...

Rahmatullah Nikzad, a reporter, photographer and chief of the Ghazni Journalists’ Union, was assassinated in the first district of Ghazni province by...

Executive Committee meeting by videoconference on December 16 and 17, 2020.

On December 11, media tycoon Jimmy Lai was reportedly charged with “collusion with foreign forces” under the national security laws, while he remained...

Haze Fan, a Chinese citizen who has worked for the Bloomberg News Beijing bureau since 2017, has been detained by Chinese authorities on suspicion of...

Lady Ann Salem, an editor from alternative news site Manila Today, was arrested during a string of police operations in Manila on December 10,...

To mark the International Day for Human Rights on 10 December 2020, the IFJ, the largest organisation of professional journalists with 600,000 members...

Israel’s systematic targeting of journalists working in Palestine and its failure to properly investigate killings of media workers are a violation of...