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Curacao journalists’ lonely and dangerous battle against corruption

Curacao journalists’ lonely and dangerous battle against corruption

The Dutch Caribbean island is far behind on press freedom, writes Mitra Nazar

Germany: Vandals lash out against local newspaper for reporting on right-wing extremists

Germany: Vandals lash out against local newspaper for reporting on right-wing extremists

On the night of September 4-5, the daily newspaper Lausitzer Rundschau became victim to a crime by now familiar to its employees. Catherine Stupp reports.

Nick Davies: Ipso could have killed phone-hacking investigations

Davies, the investigative reporter who unveiled the extent of the phone-hacking scandal, discussed his new book Hack Attack at the Frontline Club in London

India’s Modi bypasses mainstream media and takes to Twitter

India’s Modi bypasses mainstream media and takes to Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's penchant for using social media to address the public directly has apparently caused a rift with India's mainstream press. Mahima Kaul reports

Padraig Reidy: When everyone is a journalist, is anyone?

Padraig Reidy: When everyone is a journalist, is anyone?

With smartphones, cheap recording equipment, and free access to social media and blogging platforms, journalism has fallen into the hands of the many. This is a good thing. But one question does arise: if we are all journalists now, what happens to the privileges journalists used to claim?

Letter to Honduras: Calling for protection of Dina Meza and all journalists

Index on Censorship and Article 19 Central America demand that the Honduran Attorney General investigates increased threats received by journalist and human rights campaigner Dina Meza

Turkey: Presidential election shines spotlight on free speech challenges

Turkey: Presidential election shines spotlight on free speech challenges

Concerns about media and internet freedom as Erdogan looks set to make the switch from prime minister to president

Pakistan’s complicated media freedom threats

Pakistan’s complicated media freedom threats

Pakistan's journalists are daily confronted with a bleak statistic: Since 1992, 30 journalists have been murdered in Pakistan; 28 with impunity. Milana Knezevic reports

Ethiopia: Young bloggers jailed for over two months without charge

Ethiopia: Young bloggers jailed for over two months without charge

Six members of blogging group Zone 9 and three other journalists could could face terrorism charges in one of the world's deadliest countries for journalists

Padraig Reidy: Ilham Aliyev’s nonexistent connection with reality

Padraig Reidy: Ilham Aliyev’s nonexistent connection with reality

In an authoritarian society, with power utterly concentrated to the leader and his cadre, there is no such thing as an isolated failure. As a result, every aspect of life must be spun.

Egypt’s message to journalists: “Adhere to the official narrative or risk severe punishment”

Egypt’s message to journalists: “Adhere to the official narrative or risk severe punishment”

The sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt has shocked and outraged rights activists and press around the world, and fuelled concern about freedom of expression and the independence of the judiciary in the country. Shahira Amin reports

Group of death: The worst World Cup countries for free expression

Group of death: The worst World Cup countries for free expression

Index has looked at the countries taking part in arguably the biggest show on earth, and put together our own group of death -- the freedom of expression edition

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