20:46 | September 11, 2017
In a surprise move, Azerbaijani authorities released on Monday 16 people from custody, including the director of the only independent news agency in the country and an Israeli blogger.
16:38 | September 7, 2017
On September 4, a Yerevan court threw out a suit filed by the Investigative Journalists NGO to force the Special Investigative Service (SIS) to hand over a copy of its decision to drop a criminal investigation into the offshore business interests of Mihran Poghosyan, a former head of the country’s Compulsory Enforcement Service.
21:53 | July 19, 2017
The Bucharest office of RISE Project, an Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) partner, underwent an unannounced inspection by the anti-fraud bureau of Romania’s National Fiscal Agency (ANAF) even as important Romanian politicians threatened the outlet in both public and private.
17:50 | June 21, 2017
The Mexican government has targeted journalists, lawyers, and anti-corruption activists using spyware intended for monitoring criminals and terrorists, according to a report released Monday.
14:16 | June 16, 2017
Ties suggest that Tvapatum 2017 is not only about creating media content but also organizing and managing the work of the media. Media management is the key theme of this two-day media conference.
15:16 | June 15, 2017
Investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, who’s known for his investigations into Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s alleged links to corruption, was kidnapped from Tbilisi, Georgia on May 29 and taken back to Baku, Azerbaijan. Next day he was charged with crossing the border illegally and stealing large sums of money.
20:58 | June 12, 2017
David Barsamian is the founder and director of Alternative Radio in the United States. In addition to running audio projects, he has authored books with several well-known intellectuals, including Noam Chomsky, Edward Said, Arundhati Roy and others.
23:45 | June 7, 2017
The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 22 international rights organizations in calling on Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili to ensure that the case of Afgan Mukhtarli, an Azerbaijani journalist living in exile in Tbilisi who is now in custody in the country's capital, Baku, is fully investigated. CPJ documented last month how Mukhtarli was abducted by unidentified assailants on May 29 and taken across the border to his home country of Azerbaijan.
17:29 | June 5, 2017
Afgan Mukhtarli is an Azerbaijani journalist living in Georgia who has worked with both OCCRP partner MeydanTV and with OCCRP. The Tbilisi-based journalist disappeared off the streets near his home on May 24 and was next seen in custody in his native Azerbaijan,
18:29 | May 31, 2017
Azerbaijani authorities should immediately release freelance journalist Afgan Mukhtarli and allow him to return to neighboring Georgia, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Mukhtarli, whose wife reported him missing from their home in Tbilisi, Georgia, last night, is being held at a detention center in Baku, Azerbaijan, regional and local media reported.
22:12 | May 17, 2017
Javier Valdez Cardenas, a well-respected Mexican journalist who covered drug trafficking and organized crime, was murdered in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa on Monday, media reported.
00:55 | May 12, 2017
Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet’s reporting had challenged authorities from Minsk to Moscow and Kyiv. In a murder that shocked the world, he was killed by a car bomb in the Ukrainian capital in July 2016.
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