Despite 44 years of propaganda and systematic attempts at brainwashing in all educational institutions, the Iranian regime has failed to prevent women from rising up against the clerical establishment.
Many journalists and activists allege that the government is using anti-terror laws to silence dissent and weaken the fundamental right to free speech.
3 May 2022
During his tour of Europe, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will need to walk a fine line between building ties and maintaining India's neutral stance on Russia's war in Ukraine.
5 Mar 2022
On his first tour of Israel as German chancellor, Olaf Scholz spoke alongside Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. The trip comes as Europe's largest ground war in generations rages between Russia and Ukraine.
14 Dec 2021
As an investigative journalist in the Philippines, Maria Ressa has seen firsthand the impact of the gradual erosion of journalistic freedoms in her country. Under President Rodrigo Duterte, press freedom rankings have fallen to a record low.
23 Jun 2021
Media outlets in Hong Kong must not "subvert" the government, the city's leader says, rejecting US criticism of recent action against pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily under a powerful new security law.
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.
10 Sep 2020
A Japanese venture company, SkyDrive has successfully conducted a test flight of an experimental flying car with one person on board.
26 Aug 2020
A one-time Nigerian minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently lashed out at a journalist, Eyo Charles, after the Daily Trust reporter asked him during at a press parley in Calabar who was bankrolling his trip to the Cross River State capital. Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, apologised for referring to Charles as “stupid” but not after he had come under heavy criticism for his outburst.
1 Aug 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, talks about the late Isa Funtua, not a press freedom warrior.
19 Jan 2020
'Not convinced': Lebanese press slams minister's apology for violence against journalists
14 Feb 2018
The Kenyan government has been accused of trying to stifle dissent after it temporarily shut down three leading privately owned TV stations. As DW's Kathryn Omwandho reports, the fight between the media and the government appears to be far from over.