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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

Three things we know about Ukraine’s media freedom crisis

Three things we know about Ukraine’s media freedom crisis

Ukraine is seeing a "concerning pattern of grave violations of media freedom commitments" warns OSCE media freedom representative

East Timor’s curbs on media freedom

East Timor’s curbs on media freedom

The Asian island of East Timor has recently amended its media laws, implementing a plethora of restrictions and stamping out citizen journalism

Press freedom in Turkey is challenged by opaque court rulings

Press freedom in Turkey is challenged by opaque court rulings

Last Thursday, after nearly eight years of detention three journalists were among a group released from a prison near Istanbul. Catherine Stupp reports

Yemen: The persecution of journalists continues unabated

Yemen: The persecution of journalists continues unabated

Iona Craig shared her story of working as a journalist in one of the world's worst countries for press freedom

Five things to remember about Azerbaijan

Five things to remember about Azerbaijan

The sentencing of eight youth activists this week is just the latest addition to a long list of human rights abuses by Azerbaijani authorities

How free is the press? Index on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story

How free is the press? Index on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story

Index on Censorship's Melody Patry was a guest on Al Jazeera's Inside Story

Five things we learned in a bad year for press freedom

Five things we learned in a bad year for press freedom

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, we look back at some of the threats faced by journalists in the last 12 months

Swaziland: On trial for criticising the judicial system

Swaziland: On trial for criticising the judicial system

Human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and journalist and editor Bheki Makhubu return to court today facing charges of "scandalising the judiciary" and "contempt of court" for writing about corruption and lack of impartiality, writes Gia Armstrong

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