2 Feb 2021
Twitter temporarily blocked several accounts within India at the Delhi government’s request. This included accounts of an independent news magazine and Kisan Ekta Morcha, a joint front that represents protesting farmers.
11 Jan 2021
The coordinator of the Human Rights Network for Journalists in Uganda says they have registered over 100 attacks against journalists since the nomination of candidates for the January 14th elections. He adds that the scale and often violent nature of the attacks is something that 'has never happened during an election in Uganda,' and comments on the difficulties journalists have faced in getting accreditation to cover the vote.
11 Jan 2021
Uganda's Inspector General of Police, Martin Okoth Ochola, says that police has been using force against journalists to prevent them from going to dangerous places, and refuses to apologize for the violence of security forces against the media.
30 Dec 2020
At least 50 journalists worldwide have lost their lives on the job this year, according to the annual report of media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders. The NGO has warned of an increase in targeted killings.
Petrol Price now N170 as PPMC adjusts Ex-Depot fee, Nigeria to build new museum for looted art and more
13 Nov 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
30 Oct 2020
The Nigerian government is making plans to regulate the use of social media. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and several laws-makers at different levels are talking about a pending bill explaining that responsible journalists have nothing to fear as the government’s intention was not to gag the media but to restore sanity to the nation’s airwave.
16 Sep 2020
Since coming to power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched an unprecedented crusade against press freedom. Facing censorship, threats from police and sometimes jail, the last few independent reporters - those who don't work for state media serving Communist Party propaganda - are no longer able to sell their articles. Recently, at least four citizen journalists, who were investigating the real death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic in Wuhan, have disappeared. More than six months after their arrests, there is still no trace of them. Our correspondents report.
20 Jul 2020
Two Al Jazeera journalists have refused to stay silent following a sexual harassment campaign driven by thousands of social media accounts linked to Gulf states. For journalists in the region, it's a common phenomenon.
19 Jun 2020
Police have targeted journalists on live TV during the George Floyd protests. Dr.Courtney Radsch of the Committee to Protect Journalists talks about what's behind this development and what it could mean for the world.
28 May 2020
A Melbourne court banned media from reporting details of a historic sex abuse case involving Cardinal George Pell. Dozens of journalists now face charges for allegedly breaching that order.
6 May 2020
Journalists from Uganda and Zimbabwe are among the recipients of the DW Freedom of Speech Award in recognition of the sacrifices they made while reporting during the coronavirus pandemic.
1 May 2020
May the labour of our hero's present never be in vain. We just want to say THANK YOU for your labour of love to all the medical doctors, nurses, cleaners, ambulance drivers, cashiers, delivery men and women, street sweepers, teachers, factory workers, security officials, personal protective equipment makers, lab technicians, charity organizations, religious leaders, journalists, and reporters. You are all heroes!