Press freedom

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Hong Kong journalist is on a trumped-up charge | Letter
Letter: It is distressing that the authorities have targeted Ronson Chan, who was about to start a new life in the UK, writes Natalie Bennett


22, Sep, 2022 @5:05 PM

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Hong Kong journalist allowed to travel to UK after court grants bail
Ronson Chan was arrested in September as part of an ongoing crackdown on dissent and free expression in the city

Helen Davidson in Taipei

22, Sep, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Four media outlets facing libel claims over Nursultan Nazarbayev reports
Complaints filed by charity named after ex-president reopen the debate over legal action against public interest journalism

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

21, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Jailed Indian journalist gets bail almost two years after arrest
Muslim journalist Siddique Kappan arrested while covering gang-rape and killing of Dalit woman in Uttar Pradesh

Shaikh Azizur Rahman

10, Sep, 2022 @5:52 PM

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Russian journalist Ivan Safronov sentenced to 22 years in prison
Reporter handed a record sentence for trumped-up treason charges that shocked supporters inside the court

Andrew Roth in Moscow

05, Sep, 2022 @5:48 PM

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Former Czech PM uses newspapers he owns to attack media integrity
Journalists accuse Andrej Babiš of undermining ‘serious media’ with extraordinary front-page broadside

Robert Tait in Prague

05, Sep, 2022 @4:16 PM

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Russian journalist facing 24-year jail term for treason refuses to sign ‘confession’
Ivan Safronov could be handed record sentence after being tried on secret evidence behind closed doors

Andrew Roth in Moscow

04, Sep, 2022 @3:59 PM

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Mikhail Gorbachev: a divisive figure loved abroad but loathed at home
Despite being celebrated across liberal democracies, the former Soviet leader was reviled and unpopular in Russia

Pjotr Sauer

30, Aug, 2022 @11:09 PM

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‘Orwellian’ government unit accused of blocking FoI requests to be replaced
Clearing house had been criticised for its lack of transparency and its powers to control information

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

25, Aug, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Russia’s Yandex to sell off news service as state tightens grip on online media
State-controlled social media platform VK to buy news and blogging services of country’s largest internet firmRussia-Ukraine war: latest news

Andrew Roth in Moscow

23, Aug, 2022 @4:39 PM

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Legislating against lying would do more harm than good | Letters
Letters: Attacking freedom of speech is dangerous, and the proposed ‘truth law’ would provide a mandate to the courts to interfere in our politics, says Dr Luke Cooper. Plus Nathan Sparkes on compelling the press to be truthful


22, Jul, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Reporter shot to death in Mexico, the 12th journalist killed there this year
Attacks on the press have increased 85% in the three years since president Andrés Manuel López Obrador took power

Staff and agencies

29, Jun, 2022 @7:59 PM

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