Independence and pluralism
Russian exile TV channel Dozhd allowed to broadcast from the Netherlands
Alors que la chaîne indépendante conteste en justice la suspension de sa licence par le régulateur letton, son homologue néerlandais lui a accordé le droit d’émettre dans toute l’Union européenne depuis les Pays-Bas.
78 African journalists and press freedom organisations urge Senegal to free reporter, respect press freedom
At the request of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), 78 African journalists have signed an appeal to Senegal to release Dakar Matin editor Pape Alé Niang and to respect the country‘s constitution, which enshrines press freedom.
Journalist’s imprisonment is “distressing and dangerous,” RSF says
By jailing Ihsane El Kadi, the director of Radio M and the Maghreb Émergent news website, on new charges that carry long prison sentences, the Algerian authorities are clearly making him pay for his critical reporting and for the independence of the media
Press freedom must be a priority for Tunisia’s future parliament, RSF says
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is concerned that press freedom has not been an issue in the campaign for the parliamentary elections being held tomorrow (17 December) in Tunisia, although harassment of media personnel is growing and a radio journalist wa
Senegalese reporter released provisionally two weeks after RSF visited him in jail
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails Senegalese journalist Pape Alé Niang’s provisional release two weeks after RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire visited him in prison, and calls on the Senegalese authorities to drop all the charges against Niang
RSF Press Freedom Awards 2022 ceremony in the presence of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dmitry Muratov
On 12 December in Paris, the 30th RSF award ceremony honoured Iranian journalist Narges Mohammadi for her courage, Ukrainian journalists Mstyslav Chernov and Yevhen Maloletka for their impact, and Moroccan journalist Omar Radi for his independence.
Latvia’s censorship of Russian exile TV channel is shameful, says RSF
RSF deeply regrets the inexplicable decision by Latvia’s electronic media regulator to rescind the licence of the Riga-based independent Russian TV channel Dozhd. The regulator must clarify its reasons for this censorship.
RSF urges Latvian regulator not to withdraw TV Dozhd’s licence
RSF calls on Latvia’s media regulator not to withdraw the licence of the Latvia-based TV channel – one of the few sources of independent Russian-language reporting by Russian journalists – after it committed several violations of Latvian legislation.