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A Bangladesh court Thursday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s most respected independent newspaper editor after a student was killed at an event organised by a sister publication. Matiur Rahman, editor of the Prothom Alo daily, is an outspoken champion of freedom of expression in a country where rights groups say that independent voices […]




Egypt has accused four staff of Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu whom it arrested of spreading “false news” and working with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Police raided their Cairo office Tuesday and formally arrested them Wednesday at a time of rising tensions between the rival nations. The interior ministry charged that the news bureau […]




Egypt arrested four employees of Turkish state news agency Anadolu on Wednesday after a raid on its Cairo office at a time of rising tensions between the regional rivals, the agency said. Following the raid on Tuesday, Egyptian police searched the Cairo office through the night before formally arresting four employees: one Turk and three […]




Egypt arrested four employees of Turkish state news agency Anadolu on Wednesday after a raid on its Cairo office at a time of rising tensions between the regional rivals, the agency said. Following the raid on Tuesday, Egyptian police searched the Cairo office through the night before formally arresting four employees: one Turk and three […]




Turkey summoned Egypt’s charge d’affaires on Wednesday following a raid on the office of its state news agency Anadolu in Cairo, the agency said. Four people, including one Turkish citizen, were arrested in the raid on the agency’s Egyptian headquarters the previous day, and their whereabouts were unknown. “This is an act of harassment and […]




Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.