Meanwhile, an ‘indescribable silence’ underpins the anxiety and tension that exists below the surface in the troubled region.
Rights groups say at least five people were detained and 25 homes and offices searched in the third successive day of raids.
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.
During weekend unrest in occupied West Bank 12 Palestinian journalists, including five women, were assaulted by Palestinian police, says Reporters Without Borders.
Reporters sans Frontieres calls upon the International Criminal Court to determine whether Israeli air strikes on a Gaza building housing media outlets constituted a war crime.
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.
An independent database has documented the staggering rise of sedition cases against Indian citizens since the BJP came to power.
Dozens arrested at new Paris protest against security law which critics fear it could erode press freedom and make it more difficult to expose police brutality.
The anger over the removal by police of a camp of migrants in central Paris followed the approval of a controversial law that attracted international criticism for curbing the freedom of the press and eroding law enforcement's accountability.
Officials may have violated their own laws by retaining information on journalists and activists who sought disclosures under the Freedom of Information Act.
Reporters without Borders, Amnesty International France, Human Rights League and journalists demonstrate against a proposed new law that would criminalise dissemination of images of police officers.
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