Press Freedom

9.24.19

The New York Times Says Trump Knew Egypt Would Arrest Its Journalist and Did Nothing to Stop It

The newspaper turned to Ireland for help getting Declan Walsh to safety.

5.23.19

Journalist's Battle With San Francisco Cops Is Getting "Real Fucking Messy"

The police chief is accusing Bryan Carmody of conspiracy — without much explanation.

5.7.19

Here's What You Need to Know About the Two Journalists Myanmar Just Released From Prison

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were locked up 511 days for reporting on state violence against Rohingya Muslims.

2.12.19

I Am Banned from Visiting All Nunavut Prisons After Reporting on Alleged Abuses

I've been collecting first-hand accounts from one of Canada’s most violent, dilapidated, and overcrowded northern jails for four years.

1.9.19

VICE launches new legal battle to protect journalist's materials

The company argues an RCMP order for Ben Makuch's communications with a dead ISIS fighter is "unenforceable."

12.13.18

More journalists are being thrown in jail around the world for "fake news"

A new CPJ report blames Trump for the big spike in the past 2 years

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11.30.18

This Is a Dark Day for Press Freedom

Our editorial response to today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling.

11.26.18

Supreme Court of Canada will rule on VICE press freedom case on Friday

The extent to which Canadian law enforcement can access a journalist’s work is at the heart of the case of national security reporter Ben Makuch.

5.25.18

Hey JT, Thanks for the Help with the Far Right, Now Maybe Keep Our Reporter Out of Jail

We appreciate Justin Trudeau’s defence of press freedom, but he could go a lot further.

5.23.18

VICE press freedoms case now in the hands of the Supreme Court

Media groups back up reporter Ben Makuch, who has been ordered by Canadian police to hand over communications he had with a suspected terrorist

5.23.18

VICE's legal battle with RCMP hits the Supreme Court

The case of national security reporter Ben Makuch could result in a landmark decision for press freedoms in Canada

3.23.18

Canadian press freedom advocates raise alarms over these two cases of “police overreach”

Journalists from Newfoundland and Quebec face court action after reporting on controversial stories.

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