Frankfurt book fair opened with a plea for Turkey to release acclaimed author and rights activist Asli Erdogan, jailed along with other journalists in a post-coup crackdown.
A British journalist working for Al-Jazeera has been released by Somalian security forces, confirmed Al-Jazeera.
Rights organizations urged Oman's Sultan Qaboos to revoke order to close newspaper, Azamn and end crackdown by authorities on journalists and activists.
Turkish authorities have released US freelance journalist, Lindsey Snell, who was arrested violating a military zone after she fled from Syria.
WikiLeaks says Julian Assange's internet access was cut in response to the group's publication of Hillary Clinton’s speeches.
Hungarian journalist expresses concern over press freedom situation.
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An assistant editor at Dawn daily said he was informed of his place on the Exit Control List after writing a report into military support for militants