Unprecedented press freedom violations by Guinea’s military junta
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Guinea’s military junta to stop obstructing journalists, after a wave of press freedom violations in the past 10 days that is without precedent since the military seized power in September 2021.Read the rest
Jailed Moroccan journalist subjected to punitive measures, denied medical care
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the punitive measures to which the Moroccan authorities are subjecting a jailed former newspaper publisher, including making him wear a prison uniform and handcuffs when going to a hospital outside the prison. His
Radio presenter still threatened in DRC after gunmen kidnap wrong journalist
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for an investigation into the abduction of a radio journalist in the northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo who was eventually released when his kidnappers realised they had taken the wrong radio journalist.
Following RSF and 116 media leaders’ call for Jimmy Lai’s release, Hong Kong responds with threats while claiming it still respects press freedom
Following an unprecedented global call for the release of Jimmy Lai launched on 16 May by RSF and 116 media leaders from around the world, the Hong Kong government responded with a statement threatening those who “interfere with the judicial proceedings”.
Iran: RSF alerts on renewed wave of heavy-handed arrests targeting journalists
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed to see that the Islamic Republic of Iran has resumed its heavy-handed arrests of journalists after a brief respite.
RSF and 29 media and organizations call for an end to press freedom violations in Mali and Burkina Faso
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has coordinated an open letter by 30 human rights organisations, journalists’ organizations and media outlets calling to end a wave of press freedom violations.
US reporter’s arrest steps up pressure on foreign correspondents in Russia
In the wake of a US journalist’s arrest on a spying charge, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has interviewed Moscow-based foreign reporters about the constant pressure they are under from the Russian authorities.