Silencing the Messenger: Communication Apps Under Pressure
The 2016 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) - TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize will be awarded to Syrian reporter Hadi Abdullah, the Chinese news website 64Tianwang, and Chinese citizen journalists Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu at a ceremony...
In the past decade more than 800 journalists have been killed for reporting the news and bringing information to the public: on average one death every week
One of Africa’s renowned human rights lawyer and press freedom advocate, Femi Falana, speaks about the important issues of safety of journalists and the culture of impunity in Africa.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Oct. 5 dodged a question about why the Bank decimated its staff capacity to work on access to information issues.
On 19 October 1977, the apartheid government in South Africa banned The World, the Weekend World and arrested the newspapers’ editor Percy Qoboza. Pro Veritate, an ecumenical newspaper, was also banned.
Windhoek, capital of Namibia, was the site last week for the world’s first-ever commemoration of the new International Day for Universal Access to Information (UDUAI) which falls on 28 September. A vibrant meeting convened in the...
INFORMATION deputy minister Stanley Simataa said there is a growing need for the country's laws to be translated into indigenous languages for the masses to access information easily.
NAIROBI — Police in Burundi arrested eight people Saturday for allegedly circulating defamatory anti-government statements on social media.
Could the South African government legitimately be proposing that shutting down the Internet would be a justifiable measure for dealing with a hate speech complaint? Surely not
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