attack on journalist

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

Civic space shrinks as journalists, activists, social media users and HR lawyers are attacked

No independent civil society or opposition political actors are allowed to operate openly and freely in Burundi. Read more

Civic space shrinks as journalists, activists, social media users and HR lawyers are attacked

Threats against media undermine freedom of expression in El Salvador

Local newspapers and journalists receive threats as El Salvador drops 13 places in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index. Read more

Threats against media undermine freedom of expression in El Salvador

Journalists covering protests attacked by pro-Erdogan demonstrators

Journalists covering pro-Erdogan demonstrations came under attack from Dutch Turks. In a separate incident, a Dutch journalist was threatened by Erdogan supporters. Read more


Journalists from TV outlet Panorama face treason charges

Journalists from TV outlet Panorama TV are facing treason charges following an investigation into corruption in the military. Read more