Hong Kong RTHK

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.

EBC

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.

RTHK

Hong Kong: Hong Kong government continues to dismantle public and other independent media

RTHK's new editorial guidelines will limit its independence and undermine key public media values as part of ongoing efforts to silence critical journalism.

EBC

Brazil: Public media privatisation accelerates as censorship grows

Reports of heightened censorship and persecution persist at EBC, even as the Brazilian broadcaster faces an “accelerated” privatisation.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Crisis for RTHK’s independence

Sweeping changes to Hong Kong’s electoral system signal a slow death for democracy – and independent media.

City of Lahore, Pakistan.

Pakistan: Serious concerns for journalist safety and editorial independence

Attacks on journalists and threats to editorial independence continue to endanger media freedom in Pakistan.

Radio Trojka

Censorship in Polish public radio sparks debate about media freedom

A debate about media freedom and the role of public media has been sparked in Poland after a public radio station removed a chart-topping anti-government song from its website. 

media freedom

Media freedom crisis in Tanzania

Rampant self-censorship, the shutdown of media outlets and repressive media laws continue to intensify in Tanzania.

Haiti

Focus on PSM | Haiti

Despite a pluralistic media environment and recent gains for improved media freedom, Haiti struggles with a lack of secure independent media outlets and protections for journalists. Here we explore the country's provisions for effective public interest journalism. 

TV cameras

Media in Pakistan facing clampdown ahead of elections

Journalists and media houses are facing an unprecedented level of threats and restrictions,  which have been intensifying ahead of the country’s elections later this month.