Pakistan blacklists, expels Asia coordinator of Committee to Protect Journalists; group's executive director calls move 'baffling'
Pakistan blacklisted and expelled the Asia coordinator of global press freedom group the Committee to Protect Journalists, the group's executive director said Friday.
Egypt protests: Authorities arrest journalists, block news websites for 'inaccurate coverage' of anti-Sisi demonstrations
In the wake of protests calling for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's ouster, Egypt arrested journalists and was accused of blocking news websites.
'Campaign of fear' drives Pakistan's journalists to self-censorship as pressure mounts ahead of General Election
With the Pakistan General Elections just a month away, journalists in Pakistan claim a "campaign of fear" is being run "against anyone criticising the establishment" especially the military
India ranks 81st in global corruption perception index; among worst offenders in Asia Pacific for graft, press freedom
India has been ranked 81st in the global corruption perception index for 2017, released by Transparency International, which named the country among the "worst offenders" in terms of graft and press freedom in the Asia Pacific region
Gauri Lankesh murder: Coverage shows complete disregard for journalistic principles as 'outrage' replaces objectivity
Much of the reportage and opinions around Gauri Lankesh's death were based on presuppositions that the Right-wing was behind her murder even before any arrests were made or FIR was filed in the case
Gauri Lankesh murder: India turning more unsafe for journalists with govt unwilling to act, suggests data
Even as many are comparing the murder of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru on Tuesday with the killing of Kannada writer, scholar and rationalist MM Kalburgi two years ago, her death threw sharply into focus, yet again, the ever increasing perils of being a journalist in India.
A US-based journalists watchdog has called for an investigation into the death of a freelance journalist who died of burn injuries at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh this week.
Four Al Jazeera journalists have been arrested in Egypt, the station said on Monday, after the Interior Ministry accused the Qatar-based channel of broadcasting illegally from a hotel suite with a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.