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New York: Amid growing restrictions on civic space and press freedoms in Cambodia, journalists are being increasingly subjected to various forms of harassment, pressure, and violence, according to a new report published on Wednesday by the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR). more
Press freedom more important than ever, as UN condemns killing of 59 media workers

New York: At least 59 media workers have been killed this year, four of them women, the UN said on Wednesday, in a call to stand up for access to information and factual reporting “ ...

Press freedom critical to countering COVID-19 ‘pandemic of misinformation’: UN chief

New York : Journalists are key to countering the “dangerous outbreak of misinformation” accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN Secretary-General said on Monday during a vi ...

Pakistan moves down in press freedom index, ranks 145 among 180 nations

Islamabad: Displaying the tough situation of journalists in the country, Pakistan has slipped three more positions in the latest  Reporters Without Borders'  2020 World Pres ...

Myanmar: Reuters journalists covering genocide get seven-year-jail-term for violating state secrets act

Naypyidaw: Two Reuters journalists, who covered the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, were found guilty of defying state secrets act and handed a seven-year-jail-term, by a country court.