Video: Egyptian journalists feel targeted by regimeIn Egypt, protests continue despite the regime's crackdown on dissent. After doctors and lawyers voiced their anger, now it's the turn of Egypt's journalists. The crisis erupted…
Congolese king of rumba Papa Wemba is buried in KinshasaIn this week's edition: Remembering Papa Wemba; press freedom in Somalia; and Dak'Art 2016.
Prominent Turkish journalist jailed after escaping shootingA Turkish court has sentenced a prominent journalist to more than five years in prison hours after he escaped an attack by a gunman.
Leaks reveal Egypt’s planned gag order in student's murderMemos from Egypt's Interior Ministry that were leaked to the media on Tuesday outline strategies for deflecting public outrage and suggest the prosecutor general impose a gag…
Eye on Africa
Cameroon's president heads to NigeriaIn tonight's edition: Cameroon's president visits Nigeria; tough times for Somalia's journalists; and the grand opening of Dak'Art 2016.
Turkish academics released pending propaganda trialFour Turkish academics jailed on charges of spreading terrorist propaganda were released pending trial by an Istanbul court on Friday, a group of their colleagues said on Facebook.
World press watchdog warns of ‘new era of propaganda’World press freedom deteriorated in 2015, especially in the Americas, advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontières, or RSF) said Wednesday as it released…
EYE ON AFRICA
Ivory Coast: Seaside town of Grand Bassam struggles to move on from terror attackIn tonight's rundown: internet and text messages are still cut off in Chad after elections, the tourism industry is suffering in Grand Bassam and cartoonist Gado is no longer…
Turkish journalists back in court for controversial trialThe controversial trial of two prominent Turkish journalists entered its second day on Friday in a case seen as a test of press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s…
TURKEY – SYRIA
Turkish reporters go on trial in landmark espionage caseTwo Turkish journalists went on trial in Istanbul Friday facing possible life terms on controversial espionage charges, with the court immediately barring the public from a case…
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
Remembering Nancy Reagan: 'Bad cop to Ronald's good cop'FRENCH PAPERS, Mon. 07.03.16: The international media are critical ahead of the EU's summit with Turkey in Brussels. Turkish newspaper Zaman, which was seized by the government…
Zaman journalist: 'Being afraid is a common thread'A day after the Turkish government seized the country’s biggest newspaper, Zaman, FRANCE 24 spoke to Mustafa Edib Yılmaz, a Zaman journalist working inside the newspaper’s…