Iranian authorities arrest reporter who covered schoolgirl poisonings
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns last weekend’s arrest of Iranian journalist Ali Pourtabatabaei, one of the first reporters to cover the mysterious wave of apparent poisonings of schoolgirls in Iran.
After RSF warnings of a media freedom risk, Norwegian fund places Polish company under surveillance
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) welcomes the decision by Norway’s sovereign wealth fund to heed RSF’s warnings and place a Polish state-controlled company under surveillance because of the threat to press freedom.
France 24’s former correspondent, production team in Algeria about to go on trial
The French TV news channel France 24’s former correspondent in Algeria, its former producer and two other persons are finally due to go on trial tomorrow (8 March) in the Algiers district of Bir Mourad Raïs in a case dating back to 2019 that highlights th
Georgia’s parliament urged to reject “foreign agents” bill
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on Georgia’s parliamentarians to reject a proposed “foreign agents” law that is closely based on the one used to gag journalists and civil society in recent years in Russia.
Southern separatists storm Yemeni Journalists Syndicate’s headquarters
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate’s expulsion from its headquarters in the southern city of Aden on 28 February by gunmen affiliated to the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC)
Young Iranian journalist returns to Paris home after being jailed in Iran
RSF thanks all those who helped to facilitate the safe return to France on 6 March of a Paris-based Iranian journalist who was arrested in Iran last September after going there to cover the protests for the Franco-German public service TV channel Arte.
Recordings gathered by RSF show Israeli security forces still deliberately targeting reporters
After collecting video and audio evidence showing that at least 11 reporters have been attacked or targeted by Israeli security forces in the West Bank and Jerusalem in recent months
RSF calls for withdrawal of charges against three Egyptian reporters about to go on trial
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of all proceedings against three women reporters for Mada Masr, one of Egypt’s last independent news websites, who could face up to two years in prison