Belarusian journalist’s pardon – “epilogue to a vast masquerade”
Despite Belarusian dissident journalist Raman Pratasevich’s announcement that he has been pardoned by Alexander Lukashenko – almost two years to the day since his arrest when the Belarusian authorities forced his commercial flight to land in Minsk.Read the rest
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.
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.
Two Belarusian women journalists, free press symbols, sentenced to 12 years in prison
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the 12-year jail sentences that two Belarusian journalists – the editor and the manager of TUT.by, an independent media outlet closed by the Belarusian authorities in 2021 – received today (17 March) from a c
Rwanda: Following questionable trial on the death of a journalist, RSF and 85 organizations reiterate call for an independent investigation
The lack of details in the verdict of the trial of the death of Rwandan journalist John Williams Ntwali suggests the lack of an effective investigation.
NDTV takeover signals end of pluralism in India’s leading media
This takeover, which has triggered the departure of many leading NDTV journalists, is not isolated. Media acquisitions by oligarchs are clearly endangering pluralistic public debate in India, RSF warns.
90 organisations, including RSF, call on the Rwandan authorities to conduct an independent investigation into the death of John Williams Ntwali
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) joined 90 civil society organisations and journalists associations calling on authorities in Rwanda to guarantee an independent investigation into the death of John Williams Ntwali.
Pakistani newspaper editor threatened over story about high-level corruption
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a Pakistani businessman’s “unacceptable” threats against a newspaper editor in response to a story implicating him in a prominent corruption scandal.