Reporters Without Borders
In an inglorious list of dictatorships and authoritarian regimes, three Asian countries lead the way for the number of journalists languishing in prison.
According to a report, 61 journalists have been killed in the country since 1992.
In Belarus, government forces, including the former Soviet bloc's last remaining KGB, regularly crack down on protesters and independent journalists.
The government's decision to publicly blame the ELN for the disappearance of a Spanish correspondent and two Colombian TV journalists effectively rules out an advance in promised peace talks with the rebels. The ELN has yet to respond.
The two journalists were killed in India in separate incidents over a period of a less than 24 hours, reinforcing the country's status as the most dangerous country for journalists in Asia.
Hindia Haji Mohamed, a producer and reporter for state-run radio and TV outlets, was killed last December by a bomb that was planted under the seat of her car.
We talked with Italian MP Claudio Fava, deputy president of the parliamentary Anti-Mafia Commission, about the link between organized crime and information.
Chinese stocks are down 40 percent since June, and authorities have arrested nearly 200 people for spreading information that allegedly caused the collapse.
Earlier this month, Usama Ajjan disappeared along with three Spanish journalists in Aleppo. But while the Spaniards made international news, Usama largely did not.
Somalia's government has ordered national media to only refer to al Shabaab as "the Group that Massacres the Somali People."
The press freedom advocacy group created duplicates of the banned sites, which have been suppressed by the governments of 11 countries.
Raif Badawi received a punishment of 1,000 lashes for setting up a website for public debate in Saudi Arabia, leading to an outcry from activists. He got the first 50 today.