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Russia: As space for independent media shrinks, journalists find themselves under increasing threats of physical violence

alt informationThis report looks at 175 incidents that Index on Censorship’s Monitoring and Advocating for Media Freedom project classified as threats, limitations or violations of press freedom in Russia between 1 February 2019 and 30 April 2019.

Turkish journalists facing unprecedented surge of physical assaults

alt informationIn Turkey, the government uses national security and terror legislation to censor journalists. Arrests, detentions and trials of media workers are frequent.

In Ukraine, violence is the tool of choice against journalists

alt informationThis report looks at physical assaults that Index on Censorship’s Monitoring and Advocating for Media Freedom project classified as threats, limitations or violations of press freedom in Ukraine between 1 February 2019 and 30 June 2019.

Legislative restrictions, bomb threats and vandalism are just some of the issues Russian journalists have faced this year

alt informationLegislative restrictions, bomb threats and vandalism are just some of the issues Russian journalists have faced this year.

Ukraine: Press freedom violations February 2019

alt informationThere were 8 incidents in Ukraine in February 2019 recorded by Index's monitoring project.

Too dangerous to stay: Russia’s journalists are leaving the country

alt informationA country with the largest territory in the world and a turbulent modern history, Russia is home to one of the most difficult media landscapes. Independent media has been around for less than three years, and in that time censorship has been tightening its grip with new-found strength.