Last Friday, a British journalist was denied entry into Hong Kong, only a month after authorities there declined to renew his work visa. In an interview, Cedric Alviani explains why journalists are increasingly concerned about a push by Chinese authorities to exert greater control over Hong Kong’s media.
Press Freedom and Safety
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is positioning himself as a leader who prizes good governance, accountability and human rights. But watchdogs point out that his record on press freedom tells a different story. In an interview, Angela Quintal discusses the threatening environment for reporters in Nigeria.
Journalists in Belarus have experienced a wave of harassment, intimidation and criminal prosecutions in recent months. In an interview, Andrei Bastunets of the Belarusian Association of Journalists discusses the grim situation in a country routinely cited by watchdogs as one of the worst violators of press freedoms.