Press freedoms
Rodrigo Duterte administration orders the shutting down of news portal Rappler

The securities regulator in Philippines has ordered a shutdown of one of the country’s prominent online news websites, Rappler, in the last days of the Duterte administration

Press freedom index Middle East-North Africa most dangerous for journalists, says RSF’s 2021 press freedom index

Press freedoms in almost 75% of the 180 countries evaluated in the index have significantly declined. This has been aggravated by the COVID-19 outbreak which many countries have used as justification for exercising more control over the news media

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