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DRC journalist faces defamation charge over report on minister

DRC journalist faces defamation charge over report on minister

DRC journalist faces defamation charge over report on minister: Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should drop all charges against Jeef Mwingamb, editor-in-chief of the weekly Le Fédéral, and release him immediately, the Committee to Protect...
Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist

Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist

Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist: Russian journalist Anna Kurbatova was today grabbed on the street in the center of Kiev by unknown people and later deported, according to her employer Russian state television’s Channel One....
Italy: Police Beat Refugees During Eviction

Italy: Police Beat Refugees During Eviction

Police Beat Refugees During Eviction: Police used violence and water cannons to evict a group of squatters, predominantly refugees, in Rome on August 24, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The Italian authorities should conduct a serious and transparent...
Chinese police harass and briefly detain VOA journalist

Chinese police harass and briefly detain VOA journalist

Chinese police harass and briefly detain VOA journalist: Chinese authorities should launch a credible, independent investigation into allegations that local police harassed and briefly detained a journalist in the northern city of Tianjin last week, the Committee to...
Chile’s Constitutional Court Holds Key to Fate of the Unborn

Chile’s Constitutional Court Holds Key to Fate of the Unborn

Chile’s Constitutional Court Holds Key to Fate of the Unborn:The Chilean constitution protects the life of the Unborn in all circumstances, but on August 3rd, the government of Chilean President, Michele Bachelet, just managed to pass legislation allowing abortion....