Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
Israel shuts down Al Jazeera operations in the country

The ban comes at a time when Israel prepares to invade Rafah despite serious concerns of the disastrous humanitarian crisis such an invasion would create for the over a million Palestinians trapped there

Israel passes law to ban Al-Jazeera, calls it a “terrorist channel”

Israel has already banned all foreign reporters from Gaza, making the flow of information about its genocidal war extremely difficult

75% of all journalists killed across the world in 2023 were killed in Israeli war on Gaza, says CPJ

A report by the Committee to Protect Journalists said that 78 journalists and media workers were killed in Gaza in the first three months of Israel’s war. The report added that the circumstances leading to the killing of these media professionals were difficult to ascertain due to Israel’s refusal to cooperate

Media outlets call for an end to Israel’s massacre of Palestinian journalists

During the seven weeks of Israeli bombing of Gaza, Israel has killed a record high number of journalists as well as their families

When the journalists are gone, the stories will disappear.

Over 29 Palestinian journalists have been killed since October 7 in Israeli’s genocidal bombing of the Gaza strip

Still no justice, a year since Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing

The senior Al-Jazeera journalist was killed and her colleagues attacked by Israeli forces while they were covering an Israeli army raid on a refugee camp in Jenin in the occupied West Bank last year in May

CPJ report on journalists killed by Israel Israeli forces must be held accountable for killing of journalists: CPJ 

According to the CPJ, in the last 22 years, Israeli defense forces have killed at least 20 journalists, 18 of them Palestinians. All the killings have taken place inside the occupied Palestinian territories

BBC raid India Rights organizations raise deep concern over Indian tax authorities’ ‘survey’ operation on BBC

The ‘survey’ operation conducted by the Income Tax Department was condemned by opposition parties, rights bodies and journalists’ organizations. It comes barely a month after the BBC aired a controversial two-part documentary on the Gujarat riots of 2002

Journalist Siddique Kappan bail India Indian journalist Siddique Kappan released on bail after 850 days in custody

Kappan was arrested more than two years ago while on his way to report on the alleged gang rape and murder of a Dalit woman in India’s Uttar Pradesh State

Algerian journalist Mohamed Moulouj placed in pre-trial detention on terrorism charges

Mohamed Mouloudj faces charges such as spreading false news, harming national unity, and belonging to a terrorist group. The authorities also arrested several prominent civil society figures, including academics, journalists and a Hirak activist  

Journalists bodies demand release of investigative reporter in Bangladesh

Known for unearthing graft of the Bangladeshi government, investigative journalist Rozina Islam was arrested for violating the colonial-era official secrecy law, Official Secrets Act

Journalist Virgilio Maganes shot dead in Philippines, the 18th such murder during Duterte’s rule

62-year-old Virgilio Maganes was shot dead by unknown gunmen in the Pangasinan province on Tuesday. He had survived a similar attempt on his life in 2016