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Hong Kong: RSF and NGO coalition demand bill threatening journalists to be withdrawn

Hong Kong: RSF and NGO coalition demand bill threatening journalists to be withdrawn

Reporters Without Borders (RSF), along with 73 other NGOs, urges Hong Kong to abandon the bill that would allow China to extradite journalists and their sources. In a letter sent on June 6th to Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and a coalition of 73 NGOs call for Hong Kong […]

S. Korea climbs again in press-freedom index

S. Korea climbs again in press-freedom index

South Korea’s press freedom has risen for two years straight to rank 41st in the latest index, a press advocacy group said Thursday. The 2019 World Press Freedom Index compiled by the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders showed that the country climbed two places from the previous year’s list due to positive changes brought about in […]

Turkey drops 2 spots to rank 157th out of 180 countries in 2018 World Press Freedom Index by RSF

Turkey drops 2 spots to rank 157th out of 180 countries in 2018 World Press Freedom Index by RSF

Turkey, which has jailed more than 250 journalists and media workers, is ranked 157th among 180 countries in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index released on Wednesday by Reporters Without Borders (RSF). As the world’s biggest prison for professional journalists, Turkey has managed to fall another two places in the past year, which saw a succession of mass […]

A Free Press for All Nations

A Free Press for All Nations

On July 19th 2017, at Korea Press Center (Seoul), a joint press conference was held by Journalist Association Korea (JAK) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) under the banner of “Press Freedom and Democracy in the Post-Truth Era”. In attendance as guest speakers were Shirin Ebadi (Honorary Director, Reporters Without Borders and 2003 recipient of the […]

RSF says 110 journalists killed in 2015, calls UN to take action

RSF says 110 journalists killed in 2015, calls UN to take action

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, many of whom died in war zones but the majority were killed in supposedly peaceful countries. Sixty-seven journalists were killed in the line of duty, RSF stated in its annual roundup. It listed war-torn Iraq and Syria as […]

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