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British PM Theresa May says values judiciary independence, press freedom

British PM Theresa May says values judiciary independence, press freedom

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday that she valued the independence of the judiciary and freedom of press, after a High Court ruling ordering the government to seek parliament`s approval to trigger Article 50 was attacked by the media.

Freedom of press should be used in country's interests: Naidu

Freedom of press should be used in country's interests: Naidu

Naidu also said the well-being of the country and society should be kept in mind before broadcasting or publishing any news.

Press freedom `at stake` as Vatileaks verdict expected

A Vatican drama of sex, lies and press freedom was to peak Thursday with a verdict in the trial of two journalists and sources accused of leaking details about financial mismanagement within the Holy See.

DNA: 2015, a dangerous year for journalists!

2015 emerged to be a bad year for journalists as many of them lost lives while undertaking ground zero reporting or many were killed off.

Reporters without Borders Prize: Syrian journalist, Turkish paper win media freedom awards

A Syrian journalist who lives and works in the war-scarred city of Aleppo has been awarded the Reporters without Borders Prize in France for her defence of press freedom.

Japan news editors lash out at calls for press curbs

Two Japanese newspaper editors on Thursday warned that democracy and press freedom were under threat after a conservative lawmaker said media opposed to Tokyo`s hawkish military policy should be punished.

US put Al Jazeera journalist on terror list: report

 US authorities placed an Al Jazeera journalist on a watch list of suspected terrorists, linking him to Al-Qaeda, a report said Friday, citing documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

DNA: Special reporting from Charlie Hebdo ahead of World Press Freedom Day

Zee Media remembers Charlie Hebdo martyrs ahead of World Press Freedom Day on May 3.

US concerned about press freedom in China: Senior diplomat

Washington is concerned about press freedom in China, a senior US diplomat said in Beijing on Wednesday as some US news organisations face repercussions over their reporting of issues deemed sensitive by the ruling Communist Party.

US concerned about press freedom in China: Senior diplomat

Washington is concerned about press freedom in China, a senior US diplomat said in Beijing on Wednesday as some US news organisations face repercussions over their reporting of issues deemed sensitive by the ruling Communist Party.

Journalist linked to Anonymous gets five years` prison

A journalist also known as an informal spokesman for the hacker group Anonymous was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday in a case which rallied activists for press freedom, his supporters said.

Turkey has `world`s freest press`, Erdogan claims

Turkey has the freest press in the world, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, brushing off accusations that media freedoms were being eroded under his rule.

China indicts activist who backed press freedom

A prominent Chinese activist who has pushed for human rights and democracy has been charged with gathering crowds to disrupt public order, more than 10 months after he was taken into police custody, his lawyer said today.

Turkey PM rebuffs criticism over press freedom

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday rejected growing criticism that his government was muzzling the press, saying many Western countries had even worse records on media freedom.

Congress targets Narendra Modi over press freedom

Congress today charged Narendra Modi with destroying media freedom in Gujarat and questioned his promise of ridding politics of criminals when he "embraces" accused like Amit Shah and Babubhai Bukharia.

Sudan paper seized despite Bashir `freedom` call: Editor

Sudanese security agents on Wednesday confiscated the weekly press run of an economic newspaper edited by a prominent government critic, the editor told AFP.

Sein Win, force for press freedom in Myanmar, dies

Win, a renowned journalist in Myanmar who championed press freedom and endured three stints in prison as he chronicled several decades of his country`s turbulent history, died today at age 91.

Oppn assails Bihar on `muzzling press freedom`

Armed with the Press Council of India (PCI) report, the opposition Tuesday charged the NDA government of muzzling freedom of press and demanded a two-hour long debate in the legislative assembly on the issue.

India drops to 140th rank in press freedom, lowest since 2002

India has dropped nine places to 140th rank in the list of 179 countries in the latest World Press Freedom Index.

Pakistan judiciary muzzling press: HRW

Pakistan`s judges are using their contempt of court powers to muzzle the media from airing their independent views critical of the judiciary, Human Rights Watch has said