The human rights lawyer, who is defending Nobel Prize-winning journalist Maria Ressa, says it's time to do away with colonial-era laws.
Danny Fenster was arrested at the airport trying to leave Myanmar in May. He has not been heard from since.
"He’s a man, you’re a woman. Women are not allowed to work anymore," one Taliban fighter allegedly told a journalist.
“The Taliban will kill us. It’s our responsibility to share women’s voices and reporting from our country. But it’s become really hard to even write.”
“As the crowd got angrier with each passing second, it did cross my mind that they could physically harm, or even kill, me.”
“It broke me that my kids had to watch me getting assaulted by the cops.”
Apple Daily, a 26-year-old newspaper critical of Beijing, will cease print and digital operations by the end of Thursday.
Journalists published their last articles, shredded notes, and bid farewell to the whirling printing presses in what appears to be Apple Daily’s final days.
Dawn raids, Kafkaesque house arrests, ensuring articles are labelled with the words ‘FOREIGN AGENT’ in giant font – Russia is pulling out all the stops to clamp down on anything resembling independent media.
Now, Canadian journalists are going to court on Wednesday, and one told VICE World News that police interference “is by far the most significant press freedom issue in Canada.”
The authorities are on a mission to “politically sterilize” a respected news outlet.
Twelve journalists and bloggers covering the pandemic have been charged by police since it began.