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Assange's Hearing: Latest Observations From Court

Thursday, 24 September 2020, 7:57 am | Reporters Without Borders

Despite severe restrictions on observers, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is the only NGO that has gained access to the hearing, and we’ve managed to monitor proceedings on most days. We will continue to do so whenever possible. Yesterday I was in court ... More >>

Alert On The Case Of Khaled Drareni

Friday, 18 September 2020, 8:35 am | Reporters Without Borders

RSF has launched an international appeal for the immediate release of its colleague Khaled Drareni, an RSF and TV5 Monde correspondent in Algeria recently sentenced to two years in prison. In his appeal trial, four years in prison were required against ... More >>

Canadian Police Arrest Indigenous Journalist Covering Land Rights Movement

Thursday, 17 September 2020, 9:20 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the arrest of Indigenous Canadian journalist Karl Dockstader in relation to his reporting on an Indigenous land dispute in southern Ontario. RSF calls on the Ontario Provincial Police to drop all charges against him. ... More >>

RSF Renews Calls For Release Of Wikileaks Publisher Assange As His US Extradition Hearing Resumes

Sunday, 6 September 2020, 7:05 am | Reporters Without Borders

With Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing set to resume on September 7, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) renews calls for his immediate release. RSF representatives will attempt to monitor the hearing in person, and will deliver ... More >>

Watch This Exclusive Interview With Chris Allen's Mother

Friday, 28 August 2020, 5:39 am | Reporters Without Borders

To mark the three-year anniversary of British-American journalist Christopher Allen’s killing in South Sudan, RSF published a moving interview with his mother Joyce Krajian calling for a full and transparent investigation into his murder. Just 26 years old ... More >>

US Dept Of Homeland Security Created Intel Reports On Journalists

Saturday, 1 August 2020, 6:27 am | Reporters Without Borders

US Department of Homeland Security created intel reports on journalists, instructed officers on how to arrest and tear gas press without liability Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has compiled ... More >>

RSF Reiterates Call For Charges Against Julian Assange To Be Dropped As US Issues New Indictment

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 7:25 am | Reporters Without Borders

vvvReporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the US Department of Justice’s issuing of a new superseding indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - the latest in a long series of US government attempts to manipulate legal loopholes and undermine ... More >>

Nearly Half Of UN Member Countries Have Obstructed Coronavirus Coverage

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 7:49 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has registered violations of the media’s right to cover the coronavirus crisis in no fewer than 90 of the 193 UN member countries since the start of the pandemic. Governments must stop “blaming the messenger” ... More >>

After Years Of Trump’s Demonization Of The Media, Unprecedented Violence Against Journalists

Monday, 1 June 2020, 11:35 am | Reporters Without Borders

Protests in at least 30 cities across the US following the police killing of George Floyd have resulted in violent attacks from police and protesters alike against journalists. Dozens of incidents have been reported so far, ranging from threats to serious physical ... More >>

Mass Surveillance By Germany’s Intelligence Service Declared Unconstitutional In Landmark Ruling

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 8:42 am | Reporters Without Borders

In a much-anticipated verdict issued this morning, Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court has put an end to the groundless mass surveillance of global internet traffic by Germany’s foreign intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND). The ... More >>

After Arrest Of CNN Crew Covering Minnesota Protests, RSF Calls On US Police To Review Protections

Saturday, 30 May 2020, 8:31 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled by the arrest of a CNN crew on the morning of May 29 during protests in Minneapolis. This is in violation of the First Amendment rights of these journalists, and authorities must ensure such unconstitutional actions ... More >>

China, Ranking Near The Bottom Of RSF’s Index, Claims It 'Welcomes' Foreign Journalists

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 8:37 am | Reporters Without Borders

Displeased with its 177th rank out of 180, China claims that foreign journalists are “welcome” in China. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) point out that the regime harasses correspondents and has recently expelled 13 of them. In response to the ... More >>

The ‘20s Will Be A Decisive Decade For Journalism

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 8:19 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders have just launched the 2020 World Press Freedom Index and this new edition shows that the coming decade will be decisive for journalism. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the many crises that threaten the right to freely ... More >>

RSF Calls On Trump To End Attacks On Journalists

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 7:37 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on President Donald Trump to end the vicious attacks on reporters covering the White House’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. RSF also encourages news organizations to assess their live coverage of the COVID-19 ... More >>

Denial Of Justice For Daniel Pearl’s Murder

Saturday, 4 April 2020, 8:29 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns today’s incoherent decision by a court in Karachi, in southern Pakistan, commuting the death sentence passed on the mastermind of US reporter Daniel Pearl’s murder to seven years in prison. The ruling is a ... More >>

Mass Expulsion Of Foreign Correspondents Further Cripples Freedom Of Information In China

Saturday, 28 March 2020, 12:36 pm | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges the regime to reverse its decision to expel 13 US foreign correspondents today and insists that independent reporting is, now more than ever, critical in the fight against the coronavirus. This Friday, March ... More >>

Threat to reporters’ sources: second Australian police raid

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 12:58 pm | Reporters Without Borders

After the latest Australian federal police raid targeting the media, this time the Sydney headquarters of the national public broadcaster ABC, Reporters Without Borders warns the Australian government about the grave threat it is now posing to investigative ... More >>

Australian police raid journalist’s home in Canberra

Wednesday, 5 June 2019, 1:20 pm | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) unreservedly condemns this morning Australian federal police raid on a News Corps journalist’s home in Canberra, the capital. Intimidation of this kind poses a grave threat to journalists’ independence and to respect for ... More >>

Reuters reporters finally freed in Myanmar!

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 9:43 am | Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is deeply relieved to learn that Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were released from prison. More >>

What we know about the shooting at the Capital Gazette

Saturday, 30 June 2018, 1:34 pm | Reporters Without Borders

What happened yesterday at the Capital Gazette was a tragedy. It has rocked us to our core, and our hearts go out to the family, friends, and colleagues of those taken by this senseless act of violence against an American newsroom. You can view our ... More >>