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.
14 Sep 2021
FRANCE 24 spoke to Saad Mohseni, the chairman and chief executive of the Moby Group, a conglomerate which owns several media outlets in Afghanistan. He believes the world should "engage with the Taliban", saying "there's an opportunity for them to moderate their policies". Mohseni noted that to his surprise, Afghanistan's new masters have so far let Moby Group's journalists carry on working.
4 Sep 2021
The Taliban will shut down Afghanistan's media and are fooling the West by promising to let journalists operate freely, an award-winning Afghan photographer says after fleeing Kabul over threats by the group.
30 Aug 2021
Russian journalists say the "foreign agent" law is leading media organizations to shut down. But the Kremlin insists the label is necessary to protect Russia.
8 Aug 2021
Tokyo 2020 mascot's Miraitowa tours the main press centre, greeting and posing for photos with media from around the world.
8 Aug 2021
State-affiliated media in China has taken a second swipe at the gaming industry triggering another market tumble. Investors fear further crackdowns.
28 Jul 2021
Raids on the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper and Bharat Samachar television network have sparked accusations of intimidation by a government angry with the media's response to its handling of the pandemic.
3 Jul 2021
The morning after the night before, the German media reacted to Germany's Euro 2020 exit against England, and to the end of Joachim Löw's time in charge.
29 Jun 2021
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.” Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing. But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.
27 Jun 2021
Berlin's Amaro Foro association works to raise awareness of anti-Roma discrimination. It runs workshops where journalists can develop greater cross-cultural sensitivity.
19 May 2021
Tut.by is widely regarded as the biggest independent news portal in Belarus. Its journalists have faced jail or harrassment from authorities in the past. Now, their offices have been raided by investigators.
2 May 2021
Indian authorities are again removing social media posts that criticize the government. Censorship watchdogs say those in change are trying to cover up the true severity of the ongoing public health crisis.