Reporters Without Borders

  • Hungary Oppressed Press Freedom over the Border Crackdown on Refugees

    In a statement issued yesterday, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) urged Prime Minister Viktor Orban to ensure the safety of journalists covering the refugee crisis — RSF/THE Frontliner...
  • Dozens of journalism groups again urge Obama to stop excessive controls on public information

    Mark Horvit, executive director of Investigative Reporters & Editors, says these types of policies “fundamentally restrict the quality of the information that citizens get about what government agencies are doing — THEFrontliner.net...
  • CASES THAT MARKED 2014

    The murders are becoming more and more barbaric and the number of abductions is growing rapidly! Aside from a slight fall in the number of journalists killed in connection with their work, the Reporters Without Borders round-up for 2014 highlights an evolution in the nature of violence against journalists...
  • A thousand lashes for one question

    Imagine you are a young Saudi man. You raise questions about the society in which you live and, with friends, you create a website that the authorities quickly close. Then they take you away from your wife and three children and throw you in prison. You are soon tried for...
  • RSF URGE AUTHORITIES TO PROTECT THREATENED KOSOVAR REPORTER

    A specialist in Islamism, he has been accused of apostasy and threatened with beheading — RSF Reporters Without Borders is extremely concerned about Visar Duriqi, a Kosovar journalist specializing in political Islam, and calls on Kosovo’s interior ministry to provide him with protection. He has received many death threats,...
  • SUPREME COURT REJECTS NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER’S APPEAL

    Last July, an appeals court in Richmond, Virginia, demanded that James Risen testify at the criminal trial of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA agent who is being prosecuted for leaking classified information to Risen in violation of the Espionage Act. Monday’s Supreme Court decision not to intervene in the case could...
  • Fourth journalist killed in Ukraine

    Besides its regular press releases, Reporters Without Borders is starting a Ukraine news feed in order to summarize the violations of freedom of information constantly taking place in Ukraine.  — FRENCH 23.06.2014 – Mariopol editor held at anti-terrorism centre for past five days Reporters Without Borders is concerned about Serhiy Dolgov,...
  • Journalists who flee with fear as their only baggage

    At least 139 journalists were force to flee abroad in 2013 because of threats prompted by their work. Syria, Eritrea, Iran and Somalia are high on the list of countries that journalists fled from. As today is World Refugee Day, Reporters Without Borders would like to reiterate its concern...