On Wednesday, two journalists from a Kabul-based media outlet were picked up by the Taliban at a protests in Kabul and detained for hours at a police station where they endured beatings.
The photographer who remained unnamed for security reasons, scooped Visa d'Or for News –– the most prestigious award handed out at "Visa Pour L'Image" festival in Perpignan, southwestern France.
NSO Group’s surveillance software has been at the heart of Abu Dhabi and Riyadh’s digital crackdown on dissent at home and abroad.
Assange’s brother, Gabriel Shipton, says extradition of the Wikileaks founder to the US would be a death sentence for him and press freedom worldwide.
He helped raise a generation of journalists in the Middle East to provide local voices. Now the Egyptian government calls one of the country’s longest-serving journalists a terrorist.
Readers scoop up all one million copies of Apple Daily which claims it was forced to cease operations after police froze $2.3 million of its assets, searched its office and arrested five top editors and executives last week.
Several journalists have been injured, arrested or attacked in Jerusalem, while 21 media organisations were destroyed by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza.
French reporter Olivier Dubois says in a video he was kidnapped by Al Qaeda-linked group JNIM on April 8 while he was working in Mali’s northern city of Gao.
The unidentified militants killed three journalists, two Spanish and one Irish, in the eastern region of the country, which has been witnessing an increasing number of attacks by armed groups, some affiliated with al Qaeda and others with the Daesh.
With governments taking advantage of the virus to clamp down on reporters' access to information, the pandemic has also seen a decline in public trust.
UN points to alarming humanitarian impact from escalating violence in northeastern and southeastern Myanmar in recent weeks.
Amnesty International in France has questioned the "credibility" of a court case against a French journalist accused by the state of "rebellion" and "contempt."
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