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HK journalist hit by petrol bomb recovering in hospital

He was burned on a 'small part of his face'.

Italian socialist Sassoli is new EU Parliament president

David Sassoli who is the newly elected European Parliament president, previously served as a lawmaker.

Journalists in jail? Australia weighs implications of police raids on media

Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information as police appear to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations.

Reporter says ex-IGP wanted Thais to announce discovery of graves first

She said Khalid confirmed off-record that police had indeed discovered the Wang Burma camp and graves in January 2015 and not in May 2015.

Two men arrested over murder of Irish journalist

The two men were arrested under the Terrorism Act in connection with the murder of freelance journalist Lyra McKee.

Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

Last month, Ressa spent a night in detention but eventually posted bail for allegedly libelling a businessman in a news article written in 2012.

Venezuela police free journalist after overnight detention

Venezuelan journalist Luis Carlos Diaz had been accused of taking part in a plot to cause a nationwide blackout on Nicholas Maduro's attempt to silence and intimidate the media.

US journalist released by Venezuela arrives in Miami

Weddle said that Venezuelan agents confiscated his electronic gear and his telephone, but then returned it all to him.

US demands Venezuela release American journalist

American journalist Cody Weddle has been a correspondent for numerous US media and has worked in Venezuela for years.

Pakistani journalist critical of government seized outside home

Pakistani journalists say they face an increasingly hostile climate since the vote last year that saw Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) take power.

US pressed on Khashoggi amid report Saudi prince threatened ‘bullet’

A bipartisan group of senators has proposed a bill to cut off some weapons sales to Saudi Arabia including of tanks, long-range fighter jets and ordnance for automatic weapons.

Report: Saudi crown prince told aide he would use ‘a bullet’...

Saudi Arabia has acknowledged that a team killed him inside the diplomatic mission but described it as a rogue operation that did not involve Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Philippines announces libel charge against critical journalist

Maria Ressa was named "Person of the Year" by Time Magazine in 2018 for her journalistic work.

US frees Iranian state TV journalist

US-born and US-based Iranian journalist Marzieh Hashem was detained on unspecific charges upon arrival at St Louis Lambert International Airport.

Egypt jails activist for ‘spreading false news’

The 34-year-old says guards at a bank sexually harassed her.

New Year’s Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press...

Executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists will be joined onstage by an array of journalists from US and international news outlets.

Indian journalist jailed after Modi Facebook post

Many journalists have faced increased harassment or even violence since Modi came to power in 2014.

CIA concludes Saudi Crown Prince behind Khashoggi murder

The US assessment directly contradicts the conclusions of a Saudi prosecutor one day prior.

Erdogan, Trump agree no ‘cover-up’ of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Dozens of people paid homage to Khashoggi at a symbolic funeral in Istanbul.

RSF honours female Asian journalists for courage under fire

Freelance reporter Swati Chaturvedi and social media campaigner Inday Espina-Varona were honoured at the RSF annual awards, being staged in London for the first time.

Ex-Utusan journo fails in bid to challenge sacking

The High Court upholds an Industrial Court decision that defaming Utusan Malaysia is a misconduct that warrants sacking.

Turkey wants 18 Saudis extradited over Khashoggi murder

A written request for the extradition of the 18 suspects had been prepared.

Erdogan: Turkey will reveal ‘naked truth’ over Khashoggi death

The Turkish leader has so far refrained from making strong statements about the death of Khashoggi.

Trump accuses Saudi of ‘lies’ over Khashoggi killing

Trump stepped back from his stance that Saudi Arabia's latest explanation for the death of Khashoggi inside their consulate was credible.