Critics said Tuesday's raids on NewsClick offices and journalists have targeted one of India's few remaining independent news outlets. NewsClick is under investigation for alleged funding from China.
Human rights groups have called the trial of journalist José Rubén Zamora a politically motivated sham after his newspaper uncovered corruption in the Central American country.
A Russian court extended the detention of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich for another three months on Tuesday. The American journalist faces unsubstantiated charges of espionage.
Since Narendra Modi became prime minister in 2014, India has slipped in rank from 140 to 150 in the World Press Freedom Index of 180 countries compiled by Reporters Without Borders.
Nearly half a century after the government of India kicked out Washington Post reporter Lewis M. Simons, journalists there are at risk again. And for similar reasons.
The closure of radio station Voice of Democracy, one the country's last-remaining independent news outlets, comes months ahead of Cambodia's national elections amid a broader press crackdown.
Arshad Sharif, 50, had been in hiding since July after he fled Pakistan to avoid arrest. He had been critical of the country's military and the government of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
It was the latest in a series of acts of intimidation in Russia aimed at journalists and critics of the Kremlin's invasion of Ukraine.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says it alerted officials to a security flaw on a state website. Gov. Mike Parson described it as a hack that be investigated and could cost taxpayers $50 million.
Many have stopped working, fearing retribution amid uncertainty about Taliban rules. "I do not want to fall into the hands of the Taliban," one says. "I don't want to be cut up into pieces."
The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia.
Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri was arrested by police as she was covering a Black Lives Matter protest. She was charged with failing to disperse and interfering with official acts.
The Des Moines Register reporter, Andrea Sahouri, was arrested as she covered a Black Lives Matter protest. "Treating media work as a crime is a human rights violation," Amnesty International said.
The documentary A Thousand Cuts focuses on how Ressa and her Rappler news organization navigate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's attacks on the press. It will be released in the U.S. Aug. 8.
Prosecutors accuse Cpl. Daniel Debono of firing the nonlethal rounds at the three photographers, all of whom were covering anti-racism protests. Debono faces three counts of felonious assault.