Grisly beheading of teacher in terrorist attack rattles France

World Oct 17, 2020

Grisly beheading of teacher in terrorist attack rattles France

For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, this time with the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in a street in a Paris suburb. The suspected attacker was shot and killed by police. French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an ...

Fearing arrest, Australian journalists flee China

Asia Pacific Sep 8, 2020

Fearing arrest, Australian journalists flee China

Two high-profile Australian journalists fled China overnight, fearing they faced arrest as political "pawns" and the latest victims of Beijing's targeted repression of foreign media. Their exit came following days of secret diplomatic wrangling between Beijing and Canberra, whose relationship is already at the lowest ...

Digital attacks raise fears over press freedoms in Indonesia

Asia Pacific / Politics Aug 25, 2020

Digital attacks raise fears over press freedoms in Indonesia

A spate of hacking attacks on Indonesian media that published articles critical of the government's response to the coronavirus has raised concerns over press freedom, the country's leading journalists' association said on Monday. At least four media organizations have been targeted in unprecedented digital attacks, ...