Nigerian media raises alarm over rising attacks on journalists across the country
06 May 2019 | 11:07 am
Nigerian media raises alarm over rising attacks on journalists across the country.
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Six journalists are facing charges punishable with up to three years in prison amid a crackdown on anti-coup protests.
5 Mar 2021
A wave of violence against female journalists and human rights activists is rocking Afghanistan. As the government seems unable to protect them from attacks, many are hoping for support from the international community.
13 Mar 2021
African media outlets perpetuated negative stories about Africa. At the same time, foreign-based media take a huge chunk of Africa's media landscape, according to a report by an NGO that wants to promote local content.
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On Tuesday, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain confirmed the deaths of the two Spanish journalists, whom he identified on Twitter as David Beriain and Roberto Fraile. The conservation organization Chengeta Wildlife said its co-founder and chief executive, Rory Young, was the third victim.
3 May 2021
In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 as the World Press Freedom Day. Thirty years after, World Press Freedom Day 2021, senior editors of The Guardian examine the state of the nation in the face of repression, the safety of the practitioners, and evolving technology.
9 May 2021
A study by the UNCTAD said online sales accounted for almost a fifth of turnover last year. One online retail giant in Africa, Berlin-based Jumia, stood out for a stellar first half of 2020.
10 May 2021
An UN report has found close to three quarters of women journalists are being attacked online for simply doing their job with many facing the threat of physical violence. Annette Young talks to investigative journalist and media executive, Maria Ressa, who's attracted the wrath of the Filipino government for her reporting and also Dr Julie Posetti from the International Centre for Journalists. Also the French government is starting to roll out dispensers offering free sanitary products in universities and in Paris high schools too, as they attempt to address period poverty.
16 May 2021
Police in Thailand have arrested three journalists who escaped across the border from Myanmar, charging them with illegal entry. Fellow journalists have warned their lives could be in danger if they are sent back.
30 Jun 2021
The reporters targeted work for Proekt, one of Russia's last remaining independent investigative outlets. The searches came ahead of a publication detailing the alleged wealth of the country's interior minister.
13 Jul 2021
Opposition lawmakers are demanding the prime minister resign after the death of cameraman Alexander Lashkarava. His colleagues have told DW about the circumstances that led to his death.
16 Jul 2021
Security officials in Belarus have raided the homes of several independent journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown.
20 Jul 2021
NSO Group's Pegasus malware was abused by its government clients to spy on journalists, opposition politicians and rights activists, an investigation revealed. The targets also include presidents and prime ministers.
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