The incident marks the latest move by WhatsApp owner Facebook to interfere with user freedoms, leaving journalists, Palestinians and pro-Palestinian posters confused about why the company is censoring them.
The restrictions come a day after Belarus forced a Vilnius-bound plane to land in Minsk and arrested a journalist on board, drawing strong international criticism.
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.
Washington imposed sanctions on some Saudis for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but fell short of sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
President Joe Biden says the US will make an announcement on Saudi Arabia, following an intelligence report that found the crown prince had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Speaking to TRT World, five Yemeni journalists detail their horrific experience in a series of Houthi prisons where they were subjected to physical and psychological torture after being detained in 2015.
Ruhollah Zam was hanged early on Saturday morning after a court found him guilty of, “corruption on Earth.”
Controversial French Jewish intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy's trip to government-run Misrata city triggers uproar amid calls for investigation.
The arrest of Mohamed Monir comes as Egypt steps up a press crackdown that it has been waging since Abdel Fattah el Sisi became president in 2014.
Maria Ressa, 56, and her news site Rappler have been the target of legal action and probes after publishing stories critical of Duterte's policies, including his drug war that has killed thousands.
Prejudice towards black people persists both in South Asian countries and their diasporas abroad. It stems from both colonialism and caste-based hierarchies.
A watchdog group noted 68 incidents of journalists being arrested, assaulted, or having their equipment damaged by police officers while covering civil unrest.
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