Iran’s foreign minister has summoned the German ambassador because of the European Union’s statements that were criticizing the hanging of Ruhollah Zam, an Iranian activist and journalist.
Police have detained a Bloomberg News Beijing Staff Member for allegedly endangering national security.
Malala Maiwand, a female journalist, has been shot dead in Eastern Afghanistan. She is considered to be the latest victim of a series of assassinations across the country.
The French parliament has approved the controversial Global Security Bill on Tuesday, despite criticisms by journalists and rights group.
The European Commission on Nov. 23 warned on press freedom regarding the French draft security law, saying that journalists should be able to “do their work freely and in full security.”
French President Emmanuel Macron served as the leading defender of freedom of expression, however French journalists and advocates criticize what they perceive as a government crackdown on press freedom.
French President Emmanuel Macron has slammed a New York Times media correspondent to criticize his English-language coverage of France’s stance after recent attacks which he alleged as “legitimizing” violence.
The Chinese government has arrested Zhang Zhan, a 40-year-old Chinese journalist, who had been reporting on COVID-19 on social media.
The Indian government has ordered online news portals and content providers such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hotstar under the control and regulations of the Information and Broadcasting ministry.
Officials in the Mexican state of Guanajuato told local reporters during a Tuesday morning press conference that members of the Jalisco cartel killed journalist Israel Vazquez Rangel while he was covering a story.