attack on journalist

Worrying spate of attacks on free expression in Serbia

A number of recent threats and attacks on critical voices are raising concerns that freedom of expression is under threat in Serbia. Similarly, recent negative rhetoric by authorities about CSOs that receive foreign funding has also set a worrying precedent which risks normalising attacks on independently critical voices. Read more

Worrying spate of attacks on free expression in Serbia

Syrian conflict claims lives of eight media workers in September

Journalists and media workers continue to be the target of attacks by all sides of the conflict. Read more

Syrian conflict claims lives of eight media workers in September

Media workers killed in Iraq

Freedom of expression continues to be seriously threatened in Iraq. Read more

Media workers killed in Iraq

Two media outlets attacked in Paraguay

The environment for those working in the media has become increasingly unsafe. Read more

Two media outlets attacked in Paraguay

LGBTI activist murdered as crackdown intensifies in Turkey

The brutal rape and murder of iconic LGBTI activist, Hande Kader on 8th August prompted a mass mobilisation in Istanbul. Hundreds took to the streets to protest peacefully against the treatment of LGBTI people in Turkey. Read more

LGBTI activist murdered as crackdown intensifies in Turkey

Student demonstrations repressed; journalists covering protests also attacked

Protests for free education flared in September, leading to clashes between police and university students throughout the country. Read more

Student demonstrations repressed; journalists covering protests also attacked

Journalist's House Attacked After Municipality Probe in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On 17th August, unknown assailants threw an improvised handmade explosive device at the family house of Tihomir Bradvica, the editor-in-chief of a net portal called Ljubuski. The bombing comes after a series of threats and unwarranted harassment were directed at him due to his oversight of investigations into local municipality malpractices. Read more

Journalist's House Attacked After Municipality Probe in Bosnia and Herzegovina

One dead in demonstration against rising electricity prices

One person died and a dozen others were injured by gunfire during a demonstration against rising electricity prices in Bouake, central Ivory Coast. Read more

One dead in demonstration against rising electricity prices

Journalist shot as authorities and military attempt to curtail dissent

One journalist was shot and his colleagues harrassed and forced into exile because of stories written about the army. Read more

Journalist shot as authorities and military attempt to curtail dissent

Right to peaceful assembly undermined during Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee attempted to curtail the right to peaceful assembly by prohibiting political demonstrations. Read more

Right to peaceful assembly undermined during Olympic Games