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Unprecedented solidarity helped Russia's journalists to a rare victory over the state when freelancer Ivan Golunov was released earlier this year. But such support is not afforded to all journalists in Russia, who face pressure and fabricated cases, too.
10,000 people also marched in the border town of Sha Tin calling for genuinely democratic voting in the former British colony. A handful called for an independent Hong Kong.
A journalist has criticised Morocco over press freedom after being fined for allegedly not having the right media accreditation.
A union of Turkish journalists filed a legal complaint over a report that accuses journalists in foreign news media of anti-government bias while covering Turkey.
Authorities said they found illegal substances, first in a rucksack being carried by Ivan Golunov and later in his Moscow apartment on Thursday.
ABC says the operation was in relation to its 2017 reports about alleged misconduct by Australian troops in Afghanistan
In an address to the Foreign Press Association at the Vatican on Saturday, Pope Francis urged journalists to reject fake news and continue reporting on the troubling conditions of suffering people who no longer make it into daily headlines
While Europe is ranked higher than in other regions when it comes to press freedom, rights groups say much more needs to be done.
"A free press is essential for peace, justice, sustainable development and human rights. No democracy is complete without access to transparent and reliable information," the UN Secretary-General said on Friday.
“We have to stand tall against this suppressing, cruel attitude. There is no way we should yield or step back. Our children, grandchildren are living in this country. This is our country and we love our country and we will stay here and go into jail again if we have to.”
Journalists in Europe and around the world are risking violence and persecution according to the international watchdog Reporters Without Borders
Raw Politics' panel discusses the motivations behind the Turkish government in refusing three German journalists their press credentials.
"Urgent actions" are needed to "improve the dire conditions for media freedom," the Council of Europe warned.
Members of a university fraternity in Manila ran naked around their campus on Friday to draw attention to "fake news" and alleged media suppression in the Philippines.
The French and Spanish reporters arrested in Venezuela on Wednesday have been freed.
Eighty journalists were killed so far this year, 348 are in prison and 60 are being held hostage according to Reporters Sans Frontieres.
Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi di Maio described journalists as "prostitutes" over the weekend.
The news station has said it is suing Donald Trump and top Trump aides, alleging they have violated CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of press and Fifth Amendment rights to due process
Why the murder of a Bulgarian journalist matters for Europe.
Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan says he's tracking Jamal Khashoggi's case personally and hopes for a positive outcome.
Victor Mallet, the Asia news editor for the Financial Times, has had his visa renewal denied by Hong Kong authorities without reason, a move that has many journalists and free speech activists worried about the state of Hong Kong's position under "one country, two systems."
The American newspaper said that it had been unable to reach Jamal Khashoggi and that it is "very concerned about where he may be."
Calls for Myanmar to release convicted journalists
Three Russian journalists were ambushed and murdered in the Central African Republic on Monday.
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
Event is being held under banner of 'Building trust in media in South East Europe and Turkey'