China: Anti-censorship blogger sentenced to seven years for “subversion”
RSF calls for the release of Chinese anti-censorship blogger Ruan Xiaohuan, better known in his country by the pseudonym “Program Think”, who was sentenced to a seven years prison sentence.
Three Ukrainian TV news channels barred from digital video broadcasting for past year
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Ukrainian authorities to ensure that three opposition TV news channels – Espreso, Channel 5 and Priamyi – are quickly reincorporated into the national system of digital video broadcasting (DVB-T2), from which t
Algiers court jails journalist for three years, dissolves media company
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the shocking and absurd three-year prison sentence imposed on a leading Algerian journalist and media owner yesterday (2 April) on an unsupported charge of receiving foreign funding to undermine the Algerian state.
Reporter’s defamation charge takes Tunisia another step back to darkest era
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the criminal defamation charge that the Tunisian authorities have brought against a newspaper reporter over an article in the paper and a Facebook post about alleged corruption involving the religious affairs minis
US journalist detained in Moscow is clearly Russian state hostage
The Russian authorities claim to have caught a US reporter “red-handed” but they had yet to produce any evidence more than 24 hours after a court ordered his detention.
RSF alarmed by US reporter’s arrest in Russia
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Russian authorities to clarify the espionage charges brought against a US reporter for The Wall Street Journal who is facing the possibility of up to 20 years in prison following his arrest yesterday.
Bangladeshi reporter arrested and publisher sued in growing crackdown on government’s critics
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of a reporter for Bangladesh’s leading daily newspaper, who is facing a possible 14-year jail sentence, while his editor and publisher is himself being prosecuted.
Proposed election law change threatens reporting freedom in Maldives
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the government of the Maldives to withdraw a proposed amendment to its election law that would prevent freelance and foreign journalists from covering voting and vote-counting in next September’s presidential elect