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
The brief halt in the trial proceedings was prompted after it was revealed that a member of the prosecution team may have been exposed to COVID-19, posing risks to everyone attending
The defense presented two witnesses to point out how politically motivated the ongoing prosecution against Assange is and the threat it poses on press freedoms.
The eight unidentified convicts in the Jamal Khashoggi murder case will spend between seven and 20 years in jail. Agnes Callamard, UN’s special rapporteur, welcomed the commuting of death sentences but called the judgement a parody of justice
Reporters Without Borders has called on the British government to respect press freedom and human rights in Assange’s trial and not comply with the US extradition request
Julian Assange’s lawyers have decried the move as “potentially abusive” and an attempt to delay the extradition hearings until after the elections
Hungary is ranked the second-worst in the EU with regard to freedom of press by Reporters Without Borders. There have been a number of previous instances of pro-Orban forces and individuals gaining control over media outlets critical of the government.
In a vote at the congressional committee for franchises, pro-Duterte legislators blocked ABS-CBN franchise license over “political bias” against the president
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in a statement called it completely unacceptable for representatives of the security forces to commit acts of torture against journalists reporting from the region
Rights groups are rallying in solidarity with journalists being persecuted for exposing wrongs committed by the Sri Lankan government
Ressa, along with her colleague Reynaldo Santos Jr., were charged of ‘cyber libel’ under a contentious 2012 law by a multimillionaire businessman
Many question the motivation of the city government to evict the community amid the pandemic as they have been occupying the land for the last 20 years