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Freedom of the Press 2021: Greece in 70th Place in the World

The World Press Freedom Index 2021 published by Reporters without Borders (RSF) shows that journalism, “the basic vaccine against misinformation”, is being blocked completely or in part in 73% of the 180 countries which the organization monitors. This year’s Index,…

Assange Update: NEW Court Developments & Assange’s Birthday

In this video, we discuss the latest call over hearing on Monday June 29th in the Julian Assange case. The hearing was held at Westminster Magistrates Court before Judge Vanessa Baraitser. The new superseding indictment was addressed in court and…

Algeria’s crackdown on dissent persists with detention of journalists

Arresting journalists is a ‘pretext’ to punish and silence More than a year since the start of Algeria’s countrywide protest movement demanding political and economic reforms, the government continues to resort to repressive tactics to silence critics and journalists covering the…

Northeast appears safe for scribes

By Nava Thakuria* Northeastern part of India, which often receives media headlines for relentless troubles and violent incidents, has completed one more year with no journo-casualty. For record, the region has not reported any murder of scribes in the last…

2016 World Press Freedom Index

Reporters Without Borders 2016 World Press Freedom Index 1Finland8.59 2Netherlands8.76 3Norway8.79 4Denmark8.89 5New Zealand10.01 6Costa Rica11.10 7Switzerland11.76 8Sweden12.33 9Ireland12.40 10Jamaica12.45 11Austria13.18 12Slovakia13.26 13Belgium14.18 14Estonia14.31 15Luxembourg14.43 16Germany14.80 17Namibia15.15 18Canada15.26 19Iceland15.30 20Uruguay15.88 21Czech Republic16.66 22Surinam16.70 23Portugal17.27 24Latvia17.38 25Australia17.84 26Ghana17.95 27Cyprus18.26 28Liechtenstein18.36 29Samoa18.80…

Bahrain: NurPhoto’s photographers arrested in possession of a weapon called camera

NurPhoto’s photojournalist Ahmed Al-Fardan, was arrested in the morning of December 26, 2013 by Bahrain police. The photojournalist was inside his house when Bahrain Special Security has broke into his home. The police confiscated computers and photographic equipment.   The…

Investigative Journalist gagged in US

[divide][clear] Reporters Without Borders is deeply troubled by a recent gag order placed on American investigative journalist Barrett Brown and his defense team, as he faces prosecution for charges related to his work. Brown, 32, who has written for The Guardian, Huffington Post and Vanity Fair, was investigating links…