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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 >>

Predators of Press Freedom Use Fake News

Saturday, 18 March 2017, 9:07 pm | Reporters Without Borders

Predators of Press Freedom Use Fake News as a Censorship Tool Predators of press freedom have seized on the notion of “fake news” to muzzle the media on the pretext of fighting false information. Nonetheless, many of them have taken recent statements ... More >>

2015 World Press Freedom Index

Friday, 13 February 2015, 1:08 pm | Reporters Without Borders

Top of the 2015 Index are Finland, which has been in first place for five years in succession, followed by Norway and Denmark. At the other end of the scale, Turkmenistan, North Korea and Eritrea, in last place, were the worst performers. France is ranked ... More >>