- German justice minister casts doubt on treason probe Updated: Jul-31-15 11:26 am
BERLIN - Germany's justice minister on Friday questioned a decision by prosecutors to open a treason investigation against two journalists, a move that prompted strong criticism from free speech activists.
- Moroccan journalist ends hunger strike on passport promise Updated: Jul-28-15 12:25 pm
RABAT, Morocco - A dissident Moroccan journalist on Tuesday ended a monthlong hunger strike protesting his treatment by the government after an official said he could get a new passport in three days, a member of his support committee said.
- 2 Myanmar newspaper editors fined for insulting president Updated: Jul-21-15 8:58 am
YANGON, Myanmar - A Myanmar court on Tuesday fined two editors of a weekly newspaper 1 million kyat ($809) each after finding them guilty of violating the country's media law by insulting the president.
- Kenya press freedom rapidly deteriorating, rights group says Updated: Jul-15-15 6:28 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Press freedom is deteriorating in Kenya as a result of government legislation, threats and attacks, a media rights group said Wednesday.
- Journalism group to Egypt's president: Don't OK draft laws Updated: Jul-09-15 1:59 pm
NEW YORK - The Committee to Protect Journalists has written an open letter to Egypt's president urging him not to sign two draft laws that the group says threatens already tightly restricted press freedoms.
- Judge: Chicago jail's newspaper ban violates 1st Amendment Updated: Jul-07-15 6:59 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation's largest jails violates inmates' right to free speech.