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Government critic Mohamed el-Garhy says police raided his parents' house and asked his father for his whereabouts.
The Swiss group hands out the honour, known as its International Editorial Cartoons Prize, every two years.
Bangladesh police have arrested a journalist for allegedly defaming a minister in a Facebook post about a dead goat.
Press freedom in Tanzania is being squeezed under President John Magufuli, leaving journalists fearful.
With reporters under attack the world over, it is imperative that citizens rally to protect press freedom, write Cathal Gilbert, David Kode and Teldah Mawarire.
Supporters of the Right2Know campaign picketed outside SABC offices in three cities on Monday.
As the world celebrated Press Freedom Day on Tuesday, the ANC in the province called on all media houses to tell a “balanced narrative of the country’s political, social, economic and cultural transformation journey”.
Solly Moeng ponders press freedom and the vital role of the media in a democracy.
The fourth estate must protect freedom amid increasing efforts by the ANC to silence a critical media, DA leader Mmusi Maimane has told the Cape Town Press Club.
What is worrying about the attitudes towards the media in South Africa is the willingness by politicians to openly name the journalists they don't like, writes Ralph Mathekga.
John Perry Barlow, widely recognised as a pioneer of freedom of speech on the internet and digital platforms, has died.
Ten countries including Russia, Turkey and India have been condemned in a report for censoring, locking up or threatening cartoonists.
On World Press Freedom Day there is much in the media to be worried about, but even more to celebrate, writes Esmaré Weideman.
Media advocacy group Right2Know has expressed concern over the recent attacks on press freedom in some southern African countries, including Zambia, Zimbabwe and Lesotho.
Opposition members of Tanzania's parliament have lashed out against a ban on live coverage of sessions within the hallowed halls of the debate chamber, a report says.
World press freedom deteriorated in 2015, especially in the Americas, advocacy group Reporters Without Borders said as it released its annual rankings, warning of "a new era of propaganda".
A free press has implications for economic development, says Leopold Scholtz.
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