Tag Archives: Journalists

AP President: Killing of Journalists Should Be a War Crime

President and CEO of the Associated Press Gary Pruitt delivers a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club, March 30, 2015.

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March 30, 2015 5:26 PM

HONG KONG—The president and CEO of The Associated Press called on Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage. Continue reading

Police Shadow Journalists’ Charlie Hebdo Gathering in Beijing

3:52 pm HKT Jan 9, 2015

BN-GI941_charli_G_20150109024110Journalists hold signs saying “I am Charlie” in French and Chinese on Thursday night at the Bookworm cafe and bookstore in Beijing. Wang Zhao/Agence France-Presse

Foreign correspondents who gathered at a Beijing bookstore Continue reading

China tells journalists to learn ‘Marxist news values’

August 30, 2014

China ordered its journalists on Saturday to learn “Marxist news values” and uphold the principles of news as prescribed by the ruling Communist Party, Continue reading

ChinaFile:Can Chinese Journalists Still Push Boundaries?

What new regulations might mean for China’s beleaguered reporters.



On June 30, China’s State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television posted a statement on its website warning Chinese journalists not to share information with Continue reading

MYANMAR: Five journalists sentenced to 10 years in prison; 50 others face charges for a peaceful protest

17 July 2014 RAN


Five journalists with the Unity weekly journal, arrested in January and February 2014, were each sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour on 10 July 2014 over a report about an Continue reading

Advice for journalists in China: Hire a lawyer

Investigative journalists in China have always had to bow to censorship and worry about being arrested. But this year, the Communist party has stopped them from working altogether

Malcolm Moore By Malcolm Moore, Beijing7:00AM BST 17 Jul 2014

For years a journalist who I shall call Mr Chen has run the investigation unit of one of China’s most daring newspapers. Continue reading

Journalists Sentenced to 10 Years in Myanmar



PEN American Center strongly protests the sentencing of an editor and four journalists in Myanmar to 10 years in prison. The journalists, from the newspaper Unity, Continue reading

Egypt trial: Journalists protest over al-Jazeera trio

24 June 2014 Last updated at 05:04 ET


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BBC journalists held a silent protest in London and around the world

Hundreds of journalists have gathered in London to protest against the seven-year jail terms given to three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt.

A court in Cairo found Australia’s Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed guilty of spreading false news. Continue reading