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.Read the rest
Mongolia: RSF urges legislators not to override presidential veto of dangerous social media bill
RSF calls on Mongolian Parliament to uphold the presidential veto of a dangerous social media bill, during the plenary vote scheduled for 17 March.
USA: RSF opposes Florida’s proposed anti-media bill and calls to overturn constitutional protections for journalists
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for Florida’s legislature to reject a proposed bill that would deter journalists from reporting critically about public figures without fear of penalty.
Pakistan urged to free journalist held illegally after being deported from Malaysia
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Syed Fawad Ali Shah, a Pakistani journalist also known as Fawad Shah, who was deported from Malaysia last August despite having refugee status there.
USA: Political meddling threatens the independence of West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Alarmed by a pattern of meddling by political authorities in stories and staffing decisions at West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB), Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for greater transparency in WVPB’s editorial decisions with a clear line drawn b
RSF regrets the Polish judge’s decision to further extend the year-long detention of a Spanish journalist
Reporter Pablo González, accused of espionage for Russia, has been in custody for 12 months in the prison of Radom without being indicted. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) deplores the court’s order to extend his detention by another three months.
UN asked to seek release of Franco-Afghan reporter held by Taliban for 50 days
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has formally referred the case of Mortaza Behboudi, a Franco-Afghan journalist detained without justification in Kabul, to two United Nations special rapporteurs and has asked the UN to seek his immediate release.
Slovakia: Fifth anniversary of Kuciak and Kusnirova’s killing marked by fragile press freedom progress
Five years after the assassination of a journalist and his fiancée, the mastermind has not yet been convicted and all necessary measures to protect press freedom have not yet been taken.
RSF helps create Observatory of Violence against Journalists in Brazil
RSF also reiterated its call for a dialogue with the federal police in the state of Amazonas, who are responsible for investigating the June 2022 murders of British journalist Dom Philips and the Brazilian expert on Indigenous peoples, Bruno Pereira.