Freedom of the Press

Who says we're not free?

Last week, Freedom House, an independent watchdog organisation that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom...

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

Freedom of the press under attack from Trump: UN rights boss

The United Nations’ top human rights official says that derogatory remarks by US President Donald Trump about journalists could amount to incitement and embolden followers to attack certain communities.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Who says we're not free?

Last week, Freedom House, an independent watchdog organisation that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

'Attempt to crush independent media' in Bangladesh

Without free access to information, backed up by journalists who are willing to dig down and get to the truth, all the other liberties celebrated in democracies are endangered. That's why the world should be worried by the concerted attacks on one of the leading newspaper editors in South Asia, Mahfuz Anam of Bangladesh's Daily Star.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

‘Govt not solely to blame for impeding Press freedom’

Freedom of the press is not only impeded by the government but by different players including individuals and agencies, said Prime Minister’s International Affairs Adviser Gowher Rizvi today.