Protests against Rai following festival broadcast

Protests against Rai erupted after the broadcaster distanced itself from comments about Israel and Gaza, at a festival it was broadcasting.

Hong Kong

Media Freedom in Hong Kong – MFC Statement

Two years after the closure of the Strand News, the members of the Media Freedom Coalition issued a statement on media freedom in Hong Kong.

Blocked or not blocked? The News Media Scan by DW

An app to understand which news media is blocked and where has been developed by DW and OONI in effort for internet freedom and openness .

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India: Space for media freedom shrinking

Recent censorship highlights the continuing pressure on media freedom and independent journalism in the country.

Bogota

Focus On PSM: RTVC – Colombia’s Public Media System

RTVC Colombia now stands at a crossroads, with the country’s new president bringing new leadership to the public broadcaster.

PMA: Solomon Islands government must respect broadcaster’s independence

The government has ordered Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation to self-censor and only cover stories that show the country positively.

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PMA condemns Russia’s ban on UK public media journalists

The latest action taken by Russian officials – which includes banning some UK public media workers from reporting from inside Russia – is another blow to independent journalism in the country.  

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Bangladesh: Proposed regulations leave press freedom in peril

There are fears proposed legislation exerting strict controls over online posts would present another threat to press freedom in Bangladesh.

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Hong Kong: Guise of national security interests continues to restrict life and media

A new film censorship bill threatens freedom of expression in Hong Kong. It joins other changes affecting civil society and media in the city.

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Brazil: Dossier reveals trend of censorship at EBC

A new dossier on censorship at public broadcaster EBC relays the stark outcomes of the dismantling of public media in Brazil.