Journalist safety

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‘I’m insanely thankful to the president’: how a Belarus dissident became an apologist for the regime
Raman Pratasevich was dragged off a plane and imprisoned two years ago. Now he praises the regime he used to denounce

Andrew Roth and Shaun Walker in Warsaw

27, May, 2023 @4:35 PM

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Supporters of jailed Iranian journalists call for trials to be held in public
Niloofar Hamedi and Elaheh Mohammadi reported on death of Mahsa Amini and face charges of conspiring with foreign powers

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

26, May, 2023 @1:04 PM

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Russian court extends detention of Evan Gershkovich to August
Wall Street Journal reporter who was arrested on espionage charges is being held in Moscow prison with no date set for trial

Shaun Walker

23, May, 2023 @4:36 PM

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Lesotho orders indefinite curfew after radio journalist is shot dead
Murder of Ralikonelo ‘Leqhashasha’ Joki prompts security crackdown in southern African nation amid warnings of threat to media freedom

Silence Charumbira in Maseru

18, May, 2023 @10:46 AM

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French journalist killed in Russian rocket strike in Ukraine
AFP video coordinator Arman Soldin, 32, who was ‘totally dedicated to his craft’, died in attack near Bakhmut

Luke Harding in Mykolaiv and agencies

09, May, 2023 @7:08 PM

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UK is a hostile environment for LGBTQ+ journalists, study suggests
Most respondents report receiving online abuse and harassment, with many seeing their role as dangerous

Kevin Rawlinson

08, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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‘We can’t remain silent’: journalists refuse to give up despite Taliban terror
Since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, one-third of journalists have left, while those who remain live with threats, attacks, unlawful detention and extortion

Ruchi Kumar

04, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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When journalists are persecuted, we all suffer | Margaret Sullivan
The world is becoming more dangerous for journalists. On this World Press Freedom Day, there are ways to help

Margaret Sullivan

03, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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The press is in peril. Here’s how to save it | Mark Rice-Oxley
Reader-funded journalism is free to hold power to account, and it’s spreading, says Guardian executive editor for supporters Mark Rice-Oxley

Mark Rice-Oxley

03, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Media freedom in dire state in record number of countries, report finds
World Press Freedom Index report warns disinformation and AI pose mounting threats to journalism

Oliver Holmes

03, May, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Two more journalists killed in Haiti as gang violence continues to rage
Ricot Jean found dead after reportedly being kidnapped and Dumesky Kersaint reportedly killed by a stray bullet

Staff and agencies

28, Apr, 2023 @3:49 PM

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Ukrainian journalist killed by Russian snipers in ambush near Kherson
Bogdan Bitik was working as a fixer for Corrado Zunino, Italian correspondent for La Repubblica, who was wounded

Lorenzo Tondo and agencies

26, Apr, 2023 @6:25 PM

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