World Press Freedom Day

 
Press freedom: Much to celebrate, but the journey is far from over
Press freedom: Much to celebrate, but the journey is far from over
As messages fly off our computers and cellphones by the hundreds of thousands every day, leading us to believe we live in a sophisticated world, let...
Journalists in Africa: Unite against tyranny
Journalists in Africa: Unite against tyranny
Seyoum, my brother. I have been meaning to write to your president, Isaias Afwerki. He has kept you incarcerated for the past 14 and a half years,...
World Press Freedom Day to focus on 'new voices'
World Press Freedom Day to focus on 'new voices'
How to preserve and deepen the free speech gains symbolised by the Arab Spring is a key theme of this year's World Press Freedom Day on May 3.
So near yet so far: The quest for press freedom in Southern Africa
So near yet so far: The quest for press freedom in Southern Africa
This year's Word Press Freedom Day provides a unique opportunity to take stock of the progress, or lack of it, made towards attaining press freedom...
UN rights expert hails 'power' of internet
UN rights expert hails 'power' of internet
A United Nations human rights expert has marked World Press Freedom Day by hailing the epoch-making power of the internet and the role online...