17 Sep 2021
Critics say a plan to consolidate media regulatory agencies will further shrink press freedom in the country. Journalists and opposition parties have decried the law as "draconian" and unconstitutional.
4 Sep 2021
The Taliban pledged press freedom and "no threats" against journalists in Afghanistan. But intimidation and violence at the hands of their fighters illustrate the group's haste in breaking its promises.
30 Jul 2021
State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the US is worried about the harassment and intimidation of foreign correspondents reporting on the floods in China.
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.
16 Jul 2021
Security officials in Belarus have raided the homes of several independent journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown.
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 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.
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.
6 Mar 2021
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.
21 Feb 2021
In tonight’s edition: Nigerian security forces are on the hunt for the Kagara kidnappers. Forty two people are still missing after an attack on a school on Wednesday. And Uganda's military chief apologizes after soldiers were found guilty of attacking journalists. Seven men were sentenced to up to three months behind bars for their actions. And finally, 100,000 people have officially died of Covid 19 across the African continent. We take a closer look at the health situation in the Kenyan capital.
7 Feb 2021
Afghanistan is one of the five deadliest countries for journalists, along with Mexico, Iraq, Pakistan and India. Afghan journalists regularly face threats and intimidation, and in recent months, the country has seen an alarming increase in targeted killings of media workers.