Violence in divided Egypt places Egyptian & foreign journalists in danger

Violence in divided Egypt places Egyptian & foreign journalists in danger

CPJ – WNN Breaking (WNN/CPJ) Cairo, EGYPT, NORTHERN AFRICA: Several journalists working for international media said they were assaulted or briefly detained over the weekend. The attacks and harassment came as Egyptian authorities publicly accused international journalists of distorting coverage of recent events. The State Information Service, a government-run agency tasked with overseeing editorial content […]

Radio Free Europe defends female Azerbaijani journalist from ongoing smear campaign

Radio Free Europe defends female Azerbaijani journalist from ongoing smear campaign

WNN Breaking (WNN/RFE/RL) Baku, Azerbaijan, EASTERN EUROPE/WESTERN ASIA: RFE/RL (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty) calls upon the Azerbaijani government to investigate a blackmail and intimidation campaign against investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, following the July 26 release of a new video containing intimate and illegally obtained images of her. In addition to posting the video, the website […]

Japan woman journalist Mika Yamamoto dies from injuries during Syrian conflict

Japan woman journalist Mika Yamamoto dies from injuries during Syrian conflict

WNN Breaking (WNN) Aleppo, SYRIA, MIDDLE EAST region: After talking last month during an interview covering the great public need for journalists to go into conflict regions to ‘get the story’ and educate the public on issues they may never know about without the actions of journalists, Japanese woman journalist Mika Yamamoto died on Monday […]