Despite president’s promises, reporters unable to cover Kazakh elections freely
After more than ten cases of reporters being obstructed while trying to cover last weekend’s parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the country’s president to end such obstacles to reporting freedom.Read the rest
South Sudan still holding two of seven journalists arrested in January
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the release of two public TV journalists still held in South Sudan in connection with video footage showing the president apparently wetting himself.
Nigeria’s journalists must be able to cover elections without fear
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Nigerian authorities to ensure that the country’s media are able to cover the ongoing electoral process without restrictions and without fear of reprisals.
Mongolia: RSF commends presidential veto of a dangerous social media bill
RSF commends the Mongolian President’s veto of a social media bill that poses a potential threat to journalism and the public’s right to information, and urges the parliament not to override this veto.
Heading for reelection, Kazakhstan’s Tokayev must respect press freedom obligations
On the eve of a snap presidential election on 20 November in which Tokayev is certain to be, RSF calls on Kazakhstan’s authorities to respect their international obligations and to guarantee an environment that allows journalists to work freely.
Press under pressure in Brazil - RSF analyzes online attacks against journalists during the presidential elections
RSF is scrutinising the most widely used offensive and derogatory hashtags, expressions and insults on social media against journalits and the press during Brazilian's presidential election
Burkina Faso’s president must not block media regulator
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Burkina Faso’s president to promote press freedom instead of paralysing the country’s media regulator, the Superior Council for Communication (CSC), or trying to take it over.
US cannot abandon Shireen Abu Akleh, says RSF on eve of Biden visit to Israel and West Bank
As US President Joe Biden prepares to set off for a visit to Israel and the West Bank tomorrow, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the US authorities to do their duty to render justice to one of their citizens