More than 100 media leaders from around the world join RSF in calling for the release of Hong Kong press freedom emblem Jimmy Lai
Prominent media leaders from around the world have joined RSF in signing an unprecedented joint statement expressing support for detained Apple Daily founder and publisher Jimmy Lai in Hong Kong, and calling for his immediate release.Read the rest
Newspaper editor is paranoid Burmese junta’s latest media victim
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of a Burmese newspaper editor who was arrested after blacking out his Facebook profile photo in a discreet comment on a massacre of civilians.
RSF denounces unlawful summoning of Megaphone News director in Lebanon
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the two illegal summonses for questioning that a Lebanese news website editor received in less than a week over an article critical of senior officials
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.
Hong Kong: the national security trial of Jimmy Lai, a symbol of press freedom, will begin in six months
On 25 September 2023, six months from now, British national Jimmy Lai, a symbol of press freedom in Hong Kong, will be tried under national security charges for which he faces a life sentence.
Asked to stop by “for five minutes,” Kashmiri reporter now facing possible life imprisonment
RSF calls for the immediate release of a reputable journalist based in northern India’s Kashmir region who was arrested on spurious terrorism charges in Srinagar.
Cameroon’s authorities must shed light on radio station director’s murder, protect journalists
Five days after Cameroonian radio station director Martinez Zogo’s abduction, his body was found near the capital yesterday (22 January), bearing the signs of probable torture before he was killed.
Senegalese journalist Pape Alé Niang released conditionally
The Senegalese judicial authorities finally freed Dakar Matin website editor Pape Alé Niang conditionally yesterday (10 January) following a major campaign for his release.