Managing director of Yaounde-based private radio station Amplitude FM was star host of a popular daily programme that tackles rampant corruption in the country.
“People are treated either as heroes if they expose other countries or as criminals if they expose the US,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin says.
Younger Palestinian journalists remember how Abu Akleh’s coverage inspired them to follow in her footsteps and shaped the way Palestinians tell their own story.
Moby Group, the media company that owns TOLO TV, said the detentions of its employees were the result of the station reporting “the banning of foreign drama series."
Indian authorities have arrested Sajad Gul, a 28-year-old journalist and media student, on charges of criminal conspiracy and working against national integration.
Citizen News, an online news outlet, made the announcement days after police raided and arrested seven people for sedition at a separate pro-democracy news outlet.
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.
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