Across Europe and much of the world journalists face increased hostility, but progress in Africa is a sign for hope.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are to receive the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.
Strengthening Deutsche Welle's support of freedom of speech, freedom of expression and media freedom worldwide.
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno claims Wikileaks founder Julian Assange spied from the Ecuadorian embassy in London.
The EU-funded "Media for Democracy" program aims to protect journalists in a country where free speech is under fire.
Journalists worked to keep the investigations of Jan Kuciak and Daphne Caruana Galizia alive — to lasting effect.
Rappler CEO Maria Ressa's latest arrest has taken the situation "from the ridiculous to the absurd," she told DW.
Deutsche Welle has joined the One Free Press Coalition to bring attention to journalists under attack around the world.
Freelance journalist and DW contributer Pelin Unker's "defamation and slander" charges have been dismissed.
Join us for the 12th annual DW Global Media Forum to discuss the challenges posed by "Shifting Powers" around the world.
For her reporting on Mexican drug cartels and corruption, Anabel Hernández will receive the DW Freedom of Speech Award.
As the world's third-deadliest country for journalists, Mexico has a worrying record when it comes to press freedom.
Alaa al-Aswany has come under fire for criticizing government corruption and nepotism.
Nasrin Sotoudeh was sentenced to an additional ten years — 38 years in total plus 148 lashes — according to her husband.
While incarcerated, DW published a letter in which he wrote that he didn't know "when this nightmare is going to end."
The faces of Raif Badawi and Jamal Khashoggi have become symbols of Saudi Arabia's repression of free speech.
India's political parties have been told to eliminate misinformation from their social media accounts.
A report by the Council of Europe has found 2018 to be the worst year for journalists in Europe since the Cold War.
A recent report by Reporters Without Borders warns that China is aggressively trying to influence international media.
#Article19ForAll is a social media action organized by DW to promote free expression as a basic human right.
DW is working to raise awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers.
Please help us draw attention to the fates of activists around the world and tell us your stories.
The #speakup barometer evaluates trends and identifies the potential for and barriers to digital participation.
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