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Journalists face ongoing threats three months after new president's installation
Mission reminds Nepal: No excuse for deferring press freedom
Three members of Omani Group for Human Rights detained
AJI condemns rising number of cases of violence against journalists
Investigative journalist threatened again
Court acquits journalist who was hounded by intelligence officers
IFEX-ALC calls for protection of IACHR Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression's mandate
FARC releases French journalist Romeo Langlois
ANEM releases April 2012 monitoring report
First academy on media law in South East Europe to kick off in Zagreb
Russia: Putin's Visit to Germany, France Needs Rights Focus
Quebec's "truncheon law" explained
Online editor's verdict a threat to Internet freedom, say IFEX members
Thirteen women land activists arrested
One year later: Saleem Shahzad's case is buried
Authorities use deportation to quell dissent
Committee to Protect Journalists vows to fight criminal defamation in Americas
Critical radio and TV stations closed down in Napo province
Journalist killed, house of another attacked in Quetta
Sina "information credit score" restricts Weibo users
Parliament urged to end state of emergency
Journalist wounded in blast at offices of Dunya Radio
Violence against journalists and activists dramatically increased since 1st UPR review
Website editor detained, tortured, lawyer says
Court finds webmaster guilty of liability for online posts
Rights activist detained on spurious charges
Activist sentenced for leading "illegal" demonstrations
Journalists' safety back on top of world community's agenda, says IFJ
Authorities urged to overturn activist blogger's sentence
New laws curb media freedom
President urged to investigate attacks on, imprisonment of journalists
Norwegian journalists held and threatened at Baku airport
"City Press" newspaper drops controversial image of president from website
Radio journalist stabbed outside apartment
Online newspaper office attacked
Premises of privately-owned TV station ransacked
Radio director's trial postponed; press prevented from covering model's visit
Court bans pro-Kurdish weekly
MRA calls on stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of FOI Act
Special media monitoring report - May 2012
TV station closed, equipment seized in Morona Santiago
Radio Liberté journalist released after two weeks in detention
Journalist arrested for article on same-sex marriage
Police detain VOA reporter, interpreter
BCHR calls on international community to keep attention on Bahrain
Stateless blogger facing deportation after being tricked by immigration authorities
Charges against video journalist must be dropped
Eurovision no party for peaceful protesters
Lake activists sentenced, monk detained after taking part in protest
At CPJ debrief, "New York Times" correspondent cites danger, reward
IFEX-TMG calls for seven-year sentences to be overturned
Government must ensure an end to violence against journalists and commit to media pluralism
Radio commentator threatened on Facebook
Solidarity, a key to security, eludes press
Journalist shot in leg after threat from mayor's office
Journalist killed in Mogadishu
Moves to squelch media, again
Activist's killing fails to deliver justice
Jailed opposition figure transferred to isolated cell; attorney suspended
Rights defender threatened, attacked
Anti-foreign attitudes bode ill for China correspondents
Government continues to censor reporting on activist Chen Guangcheng
Authorities urged to drop charges against protest participants
Three weeks of media freedom violations
Parties urged to respect media role
Clashes with South Sudan stoke crackdown on dissent
Citizen journalist sentenced to death for giving TV interview
Plans for new constitution trigger attacks on media
Bomb attack targets former minister
Call for release of Catholic activists
Boeung Kak lake residents arrested by police while on peaceful protest
Freelance camera operators may apply now for Rory Peck Awards
Cameraman, reporter shot while covering protest rally; journalist detained and beaten in Wana
Government encouraged to set end-date for newspaper ban
Police chief says long-missing journalist is in the US
Attacks on the press continue during NEFIN protests
New FAIFE Spotlight released on libraries and freedom of information
Obama should raise press freedom in Africa food talks, says CPJ
FXI supports gallery's refusal to remove Zuma picture
Sorting out sanctions, censorship, sincerity
Call for revision of National Human Rights Commission law
Israel arrests head of Palestinian prison news channel
Quebec's Bill 78 severely infringes on Charter rights
Universal Periodic Review: Challenge UK to end arbitrary use of defamation laws and other restrictive legislation
Eurovision must shine light on mistreatment of journalists, says IFJ
Two Azerbaijani writers missing
FNJ condemns anti-press attacks during NEFIN's nationwide protests
Journalist brutally attacked
Seventeen states request respect for freedom of expression
IPI News: Stories on the United States, Kosovo and Moldova
ARTICLE 19's submission to the Universal Periodic Review
Authorities violently disperse peaceful rallies
Abducted journalist found dead in Balochistan
Newspaper director and editor receive e-mail death threats
Authorities arrest critical journalist
Journalists face ongoing threats, assaults
Journalist Marcos Ávila García found dead in Sonora after being kidnapped
"Daily Monitor" journalist assaulted in prison, released on bail
International freedom of expression coalition launches website ahead of Eurovision
Reporter suspended from university for reporting on campus conflicts
Freedom of expression and access to information key to promoting equal political representation, says ARTICLE 19
Member of Parliament files civil lawsuit against two newspapers
One hundred organisations call to end assault on freedom of speech, and to free all detained human rights defenders and netizens
Citizen journalist sentenced to death for Al-Jazeera interview
Journalists attacked, injured in intensifying political conflict
Signs of change in North Korea
Journalist receives kidnapping threats, allegedly from local government
Let us participate in WCIT preparations, say civil society groups
Repression intensifies after border violence
IFJ disappointed by Supreme Court decision on Internet restrictions
Media freedom is far from assured, open letter tells prime minister
Blogger sentenced to ten years in prison
Join the Fight: Critics Are Not Criminals/ Únase a la campaña: Los críticos no son delincuentes (English and Spanish follow)
New Access to Information Law comes into effect
Hablemos Press journalist awaits 10th deportation to hometown
Journalists accuse military authorities of tapping their telephones
Kurdish authorities arrest magazine editor
Activist detained for supporting religious freedom
Journalist found dead a week after being kidnapped
Opposition activist released from prison
Eurovision 2012: Five things the hosts don't want you to know
President rejects bill that criminalises libel
Rapper jailed for video insulting police
Police shutter Al-Alam's Cairo office
Does your country support free expression?
FLIP condemns attack against journalist and former minister Fernando Londoño
War correspondents: Apply now for Bayeux-Calvados Awards
Two journalists face trial for covering uprisings
Journalists obstructed on World Press Freedom Day
Authorities detain journalists, release others
Government uses telecast to discredit journalist, human rights report
A "to do" list for internet freedom
Government to end prior censorship
A visit with journalist Idrak Abbasov
Journalist receives death threat from alderman
Two cyber-activists end hunger strike but campaign against IT Rules gathers pace
Punk collective Pussy Riot gives exclusive interview to IFEX member Index on Censorship
34 Multimedia Magazine from Belarus to receive IPI's 2012 Free Media Pioneer Award
EOHR raises critical analysis for the NGO's draft law made by Muslim Brotherhood
Three injured as police beat up journalists
Two years after crackdown, still no justice
ANEM media monitoring report shows increased pressure on media during electoral campaign
Another Mindanao radio anchor receives threat over mining stories
IAPA condemns attack on El Mañana paper
Rights record under scrutiny at UN
Radio commentator in Mindanao receives death threat
Call for end to intimidation of peaceful protesters at nuclear site
Video director gunned down in western Uganda
Two Turkish journalists released
Media threatened, some newspapers closed
FOPEA condemns death threats against journalists in Reconquista, Santa Fe
Journalist kidnapped and killed
Radio presenter held pending trial
Judicial confusion puts press freedom in peril
Court acquits alleged masterminds of journalist's murder
Rapper sentenced to one year in prison for criticising police
CRNI announces winners of 2012 Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award
JED deplores suspension of Radio Liberté, calls for restraint
Violations of media freedoms in April 2012
Writer arrested, held incommunicado
AMARC urges spectrum fee roll back
Office of television station attacked, journalist killed
IFJ welcomes release of New Zealand photographer
Queen announces defamation reform bill
Journalist in western Kenya faces death threats
Television news crew assaulted, equipment confiscated
Police investigation points to mayor as mastermind behind journalist's murder
Microblog regulates, suspends users - again
AMARC calls for legislative reform and equitable frequency distribution
Community radio stations raided, journalist arrested
UK: Government promises defamation reform but backslides on expression and surveillance
"Uncle SMS" dies after serving 3 months of his 20-year prison sentence
TV journalist attacked, injured
Two journalists held by police in Kisangani
UNITED KINGDOM: Open letter to MPs on Internet surveillance // ROYAUME-UNI: Lettre ouverte aux parlementaires britanniques sur la surveillance du Net
Putin's new mandate starts inauspiciously for media
GREECE: Torrent of abuse and threats against journalists from neo-Nazis // GRÈCE: Les néo-nazis se répandent en menaces contre la presse
ARTICLE 19's oral statement to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Expanded crackdown on members of peaceful Islamist group
IAPA urges government to act speedily on abduction of journalist
Harassment of journalists and media ongoing
Two journalists injured in blast at poet's shrine
Six TV stations closed due to political pressure
JED warns of grave threats to Radio Okapi journalist's safety
Draft criminal code undermines media freedom
Sometime weather reporter killed
Panel discusses effective mechanisms to ensure safety of journalists worldwide
Journalists intimidated, harassed while covering protests
CCHR Fundamental Freedoms Fact Sheet: Freedom of Information
Canada once again gets failing grade in free expression
Queen announces major libel reform bill
Activist fined for speaking out in support of gay community
Attack on state media reporters shows all journalists are at risk
IFEX members demand repeal of law banning insults of state, Gaddafi glorification
Crackdown on protest as election nears
Journalist could face death penalty at verdict
No retreat on press freedom globally for first time in eight years, says Freedom House
Facebook joins Internet freedom group
Chen Guangcheng reporting censored, obstructed
Journalist detained; newspapers confiscated
Journalist, human rights defender killed
One hundred journalists in prison on World Press Freedom Day
Reporter injured in vicious attack
ARTICLE 19 outlines how to protect free expression and information in new constitution
TV programme director gets hundreds of threatening text messages
Prosecutor requests life imprisonment for journalist charged with terrorism
Radio broadcaster shot dead in Davao Oriental
CPJ calls on Cameron to address journalists' security in upcoming meetings
Two journalists report being brutalised in custody
TJA highlights new challenges for press freedom
China's media footprint in Kenya
Publisher Trevor Ncube wins inaugural MISA-Zimbabwe Press Freedom Award
Authorities urged to free students jailed for speaking out
Far-right party's restrictions on journalists condemned
Opposition figure wrongly convicted
China shuts out Al-Jazeera English in Beijing
IPI News: Ethiopia/Greece/Nepal
IFJ launches mission reports
IFJ releases Press Freedom in the Pacific report
Authorities urged to revoke new draconian law
European Broadcasting Union should speak out on government's appalling record on freedom of expression, says Human Rights Watch
Another citizen journalist killed despite ceasefire plan
Media freedom in the spotlight "as rarely before", says Index on Censorship
ARTICLE 19's submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review
Egypt: New Law Keeps Military Trials of Civilians
At least 18 journalists assaulted, arrested in clashes
Yemen: Detained, Tortured, and Disappeared
Prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab arrested
RSF report highlights daily abuses suffered by journalists
Columnist killed in Laguna province
CRNI pays tribute to editorial cartoonists on World Press Freedom Day
Time to rally for free and fair media, says CIJ
MRA celebrates World Press Freedom Day with YouTube videos on free expression
Media Alliance releases report: "Kicking against the Cornerstone of Democracy"
"The struggle for press freedom is a continuing endeavour," says IPI affiliate
CJFE reflects on the state of rights on World Press Freedom Day
Television station fined over 1.3 million euros
IFJ welcomes landmark ACHPR resolution on protection of journalists
Three photojournalists found dead in Veracruz
Journalists attacked; newspaper harassed
IRFS highlights sustained, aggressive suppression of the media
Security forces arrest 16 Bidun protesters
Fleeting Words: An Anthology of Revolution launched for World Press Freedom Day
IPI marks World Press Freedom Day 2012
Press Freedom Day presidential pardon for jailed newspaper editor
CCHR Releases Fact Sheet and Report on Freedom of Information in Cambodia
IFEX-TMG launches new initiatives on World Press Freedom Day
IFJ releases report on media freedoms in greater China
CMFR creates special web page to highlight press freedom and freedom of expression
World Press Freedom Day: Online media is the space to watch in Southeast Asia
AJI calls on authorities to shed light on cases of eight murdered journalists
ARTICLE 19's submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review
Workshops on "Internet serving freedom of expression" conclude ahead of World Press Freedom Day
World Press Freedom Day highlights lack of progress on media reform, says ARTICLE 19
PNG media pioneer honored on WPFD day
New Frontiers, New Struggles - SAMSN report on press freedom in South Asia, 2011-12
Bangladeshi and Tibetan bloggers win Best of Blog "RSF category" awards
On World Press Freedom Day ACM urges affiliates to promote reform of media-related laws
CPJ co-presents "The Silenced: Fighting for Press Freedom in Mexico"
Tunisia blogger arrested in Cairo airport
Every five days, a journalist is killed: RSF
World Press Freedom Day: an occasion to defend freedom of expression
US urged to press for justice, keep aid conditional on holding rights abusers accountable
Reporters targeted in record numbers and brutal ways
IFJ marks World Press Freedom Day by calling for release of jailed journalists
Journalist murdered on eve of World Press Freedom Day
Make a free press the "headline for democratic transition"
CCHR launches Harassment of Media 2008-2011 map
World Press Freedom Day: In Europe, Turkey still in focus
Boko Haram militants threaten further attacks on media
Environmental activist killed during confrontation with military police
Journalists targeted in rally for electoral reform
Retrial announced for al-Khawaja and other activists
Another investigative journalist killed in Veracruz
Committee to Protect Journalists launches Journalist Security Guide
Freedom Forum media monitoring report, March - April 2012
PEN International celebrates rights of all citizens to access information and truth
Journalist arrested by First Lady's security guards, risks sedition charges
Eritrea, North Korea, Syria top list of 10 most censored countries
IAPA reflects on media issues while celebrating World Press Freedom Day
Federal government continues to receive failing grade on issue of free expression
MISA launches annual state of media freedom report
Regional cartoonists at IFEX-TMG workshop in Tunisia express “hope and resolve”
Journalist assaulted by security forces
MFWA salutes journalists on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day
Shots fired at journalist's home
AJI calls for support for campaign against impunity
Attacking press freedom while "enhancing" it - a statement by the Freedom Fund for Filipino Journalists
Editor held illegally for six days because of corruption coverage
Extremist Islamic sect threatens to attack more media houses
Legal analysis: Draft Campaign Financing Bill
Escalation of political violence documented in new Human Rights Watch report
TV journalist survives assassination attempt
Syrian forces harass Sky News; hackers attack Ferzat
Radio station director released after being held without charge for 57 days
Panel issues recommendations to improve media self-regulation
MISA concerned by growing intolerance of media freedom in the region
Supporters of former ruling party jailed for assaulting TV crew
EU-Indonesia dialogue should address restraints on free expression
Gunmen attack journalist's house, car at night
California Legislature recognises World Press Freedom Day
Journalist sentenced to jail for libel
Journalist Marcela Turati sheds light on the social effects of drug trafficking violence
French journalist's whereabouts unknown
Authorities urged to abolish terrorism court
Re-trial ordered of jailed human rights defenders, writers and bloggers
Thirty-two IFEX members urge authorities to release journalist Eskinder Nega

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