Mazar-i-Sharif bombing – “biggest attack” on Afghan journalists in months
After talking to reporters who were at a ceremony to honour media personnel on 11 March in Mazar-i-Sharif, when a bomb killed at least two journalists and wounded 15 others, RSF calls on the province’s acting governor to bring those responsible to justice
Polish ruling party resumes political and regulatory pressure on independent media
After a relatively quiet year for press freedom in Poland, independent media are again being threatened by baseless political accusations, opaque regulatory proceedings and a discriminatory bill.
Prosecution’s case against imprisoned Algerian journalist is empty
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Algerian authorities to drop all the charges against imprisoned Algerian journalist Ihsane El Kadi and to free him at once because the prosecution has absolutely no case against him. El Kadi and his lawyers hav
After three-month blockade, RSF urges Azerbaijan and Russian peacekeepers to let reporters visit Nagorno-Karabakh
The Lachin corridor linking Armenia with Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist enclave in neighbouring Azerbaijan with a mainly Armenian population, will have been blocked for three months on 12 March.
RSF’s Operation Collateral Freedom foils blocking of more than 80 sites in 24 countries
On World Day Against Cyber Censorship (12 March), Reporters Without Borders (RSF) announces that it has unblocked access to more than 80 media websites in 24 countries.
One year after his release from prison, Saudi blogger Raif Badawi is still not free
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was released exactly a year ago, on 11 March 2022, after 10 years in prison, but he is still not permitted to travel or express himself freely.
73 women journalists will spend 8 March behind bars
On International Women's Day, RSF calls for the immediate and unconditional release of imprisoned women journalists throughout the world, and sounds the alarm about the disappearance of women journalists from the Afghan media landscape.