Journalist safety

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Switched off: Afghan media struggle to survive under Taliban rule
More than 250 newspapers, radio and TV stations have closed in first 100 days of militants’ rule

Emma Graham-Harrison in Kandahar

27, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Norwegian journalists reporting on World Cup workers arrested in Qatar
Pair investigating conditions for labourers detained as they tried to fly home

Jon Henley

24, Nov, 2021 @11:03 AM

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China making example of jailed Wuhan Covid journalist, says lawyer
Zhang Zhan’s former lawyer says authorities are sending message, as calls grow for release on medical grounds

Helen Davidson in Taipei

18, Nov, 2021 @8:59 AM

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US journalist Danny Fenster released from prison in Myanmar
Fenster’s employer says he is flying out of the country, days after he was sentenced to 11 years in jail

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

15, Nov, 2021 @12:42 PM

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Government reveals plan to reform Australia’s whistleblowing laws
Assistant attorney general Amanda Stoker says changes aim to better protect those who speak out, as research shows current scheme failing

Christopher Knaus

11, Nov, 2021 @1:53 AM

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‘There was a bounty on my head’: the chilling rise of the death threat
From MPs to GPs, reality TV contestants and even teachers, it seems that anyone in public life can be made to fear for their survival. What’s behind the abuse – and how can it be stopped?

Helen Pidd

10, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Italian prosecutor’s claims against Guardian reporter flagged by human rights watchdog
Calogero Ferrara’s libel suits against Lorenzo Tondo marked as potential intimidation on Council of Europe ‘safety platform’

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

05, Nov, 2021 @1:49 PM

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Two more Mexican journalists killed as reporters condemn worsening violence
Veteran reporter Fredy López Arévalo shot and killed inside his home while photojournalist Alfredo Cardoso taken by masked gunmen

David Agren in Mexico City

01, Nov, 2021 @9:57 PM

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Colombia found responsible for 2000 kidnap and torture of journalist
Jineth Bedoya was abducted in May 2000 outside a Bogotá prison where she was due to interview a paramilitary leader

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

19, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Dmitry Muratov: the Nobel winner shining light on Russia journalist murders
Co-laureate and editor of Novaya Gazeta has promised to use award to support press freedom

Pjotr Sauer in Moscow and Jennifer Rankin

08, Oct, 2021 @4:33 PM

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Russia’s FSB seeks to arrest journalist who worked with Bellingcat
Roman Dobrokhotov, founder of the Insider, who worked on high-profile cases has been placed on a wanted list

Staff and agencies in Moscow

30, Sep, 2021 @2:11 PM

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‘I pleaded for help. No one wrote back’: the pain of watching my country fall to the Taliban
The long read: As the fighters advanced on Kabul, it was civilians who mobilised to help with the evacuation. In the absence of a plan, the hardest decisions fell on inexperienced volunteers, and the stress began to tell

Zarlasht Halaimzai

30, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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