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26/11/2017
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill allowing Russia to register international media outlets as foreign agents.
26/11/2017
Europe, FRANCE
A French court has sentenced a man who wounded a photographer in a shooting in 2013 to 25 years behind bars, in a case that predated the string of jihadist attacks that has since struck the country.
23/11/2017
Asia-Pacific, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Papua New Guinea police on Thursday arrested an Iranian journalist and refugee who had been acting as an unofficial spokesman for hundreds of men holed up in a closed Australian detention centre, human rights groups said.
23/11/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
Facebook on Wednesday said it will help people see if they liked or followed posts considered part of a Russian effort to meddle with last year's US election.
23/11/2017
MENA, SYRIA
Media rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders called on Wednesday for renewed efforts to secure the release of British photojournalist John Cantlie held by the Islamic State group on the fifth anniversary of his kidnapping.
23/11/2017
S and C Asia, INDIA
Indian police have arrested a senior army officer for the murder of a journalist shot dead while investigating allegations of financial fraud against him.
23/11/2017
MENA, QATAR
Jaber Nasser Al-Marri, editor-in-chief of Qatar's Al-Arab newspaper, spoke to DCMF about media freedom violations carried out by the four countries imposing siege on Qatar.
22/11/2017
S and C Asia, PAKISTAN
A leading rights group warned Tuesday of shrinking press freedom in Pakistan's troubled southwest a month after a series of media outlets restricted activities following threats from militants.

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