Zmitser Dashkevich was reportedly held in Minsk after calling President Lukashenko an "impostor".
Raw Politics' panel discusses the motivations behind the Turkish government in refusing three German journalists their press credentials.
People who spread what Russian authorities consider to be fake news or who show "disrespect" to the state will face tough new fines.
Right to freedom of expression is being eroded across the world, according to newly-published study
The Turkish president has for the first time publicly accused the Saudi state of orchestrating the killing of the dissident journalist at its consulate in Istanbul.
On September 17, Belgian judges will rule on whether the controversial Spanish rapper Valtonyc may be extradited back to his native Spain, where he has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for "glorifying terrorism".
A Russian woman is facing years in jail on extremism charges after she reposted memes on social media that authorities deemed offensive.
Lebanese tourist, Mona el-Mazbouh, has been jailed for eight years in Egypt for posting a Facebook video in which she was critical of the country.
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: our round-up from Strasbourg plenary session, where Dutch PM Mark Rutte presented his vision for Europe
A unique underground production company, 'Belarus Free Theatre', in the Belarusian capital city, Minsk, is trying to change people's perceptions of modern society with its performances.
Tanzania's government has approved a law that will regulate content posted online, introducing fees for bloggers and online media in addition to policing morals and authenticity of social media users.
Case brought by leader of far-right freedom party is thrown out.
Nine forms of expression that have landed Turks in trouble with the law.
Under the NetzDG law, companies with more than two million registered users in Germany are required to establish a procedure to receive and review complaints of alleged illegal content.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital.
Freedom House say Turks are hesitant to express their views after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on power.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has addressed the nation for the first time since protests started across the country four days ago.
In a televised speech, Rouhani said that "people have the right to criticise" but not to cause disorder or destroy pubic property.
Mesale Tolu speaks out in favour of free speech as she is released from a Turkish prison, pending trial.
A rare insight into the life of an ordinary worker blacklisted by Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government
A Russian performance artist has been detained in Paris after setting fire to the front of a branch of France's central bank
Alexei Uchitel's "Matilda" tells the story of the late-19th century romance between Nicholas II, before he became tsar, and half-Polish dancer Matilda Kshesinskaya.
Tens of thousands of people have hit the streets of Poland’s captial Warsaw to take part in a so called Liberty March.
The rally was organised by
By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has called on his supporters to hold protest rallies across the country on June 12. Navalny, who wants to run for president in 2018, was freed earlier this wee
Euronews journalist James Franey asked Dutch far right politician Geert Wilders what was his favourite part of the Koran.
Turkish authorities have formally arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper (Die Welt) who has been critical of the ruling AK party.