Reporters Without Borders Ranks Bahrain 167 out of 180 Countries on World Press Freedom Index
Bahrain ranked last in the Gulf, fourth in the Arab world, and 167th out of 180 countries in the world on the press freedom index, issued by Reporters without Borders on the World Press Freedom Day, which falls on May 3rd each year.
HR Organizations: What are the Bahraini Authorities Waiting for to Release Abduljalil Al-Singace?
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) called the Bahraini authorities to urgently release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Bahrain Drops 2 Rankings in Reporters Without Borders' World Press Freedom Index 2020
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) put Bahrain in the 169th rank in the list of 180 countries, according to "The illusion of peace in the Middle East" report.
Reporters Without Borders Seeks to Remove a Banner Promoting Saudi Tourism from Paris
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a press freedom organization, has filed a petition with the judiciary to remove a huge banner in Paris promoting tourism in Saudi Arabia, which it called "an affront to human dignity" after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Media Watchdog Visited Saudi Arabia Seeking Journalists' Release, amid Khashoggi Uproar
Global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Wednesday it had visited Saudi Arabia to seek freedom for 30 jailed journalists amid sustained Western criticism of Riyadh following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Reporters Without Borders Condemns MoI Accusations against Bahraini Press Association Head
Reporters Without Borders condemned threats by Interior Ministry against head of Bahrain Press Association Adel Marzouq.
Reporters Without Borders Ranks Bahrain 167 on World Press Freedom Index, Says There’s “No Let-Up"
According to the annual 2019 report of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Bahrain is ranked not free regarding press freedom. It came in 167th place in the list of 180 countries, which means Bahrain fell back one rank, after coming in 166th last year.
RSF Condemns Upholding Sentence against Nabeel Rajab, Calls for his Immediate Release
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned the decision by Bahrain's court of cassation on 31 December to reject citizen-journalist and human rights defender Nabeel Rajab's appeal against his five-year jail sentence.
Bahrain Drops 2 Rankings in Reporters Without Borders' World Press Freedom Index 2018
Freedom of the Press Index 2018 showed a two-rank decline in press freedom in Bahrain, ranking the Gulf Kingdom at 166 this year.
AP: Bahraini Journalists Targeted in Crackdown, Reporters Without Borders Says
An international media watchdog group says the Arab Gulf state of Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of seven journalists and social media activists since a wave of anti-government protests broke out seven years ago.
Reporters Without Borders Condemn Life Sentence, Long Prison Term, Revocation of Nationality of Bahraini Blogger & Journalist
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) denounced on Wednesday (November 8, 2017) the harsh prison sentences issued by Bahraini courts against a blogger and a journalist.
Bahraini Al-Wasat Newspaper among 18 Nominees for 2017 RSF-TV5MONDE Prize
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and TV5-Monde will award their 2017 Press Freedom Prize on 7 November. 18 nominees are competing in 3 categories.
Int’l Organizations Call to Stand in Solidarity with Nabeel Rajab in front of Bahraini Embassy in London
International human rights organizations called to stand in solidarity with prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab on Monday (September 11, 2017) at 10 AM in front of the Bahraini embassy in London, to show support for Rajab and for free expression in Bahrain.
RSF Urges Bahrain to Overturn Nazeeha Saeed’s Conviction
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urged in a statement it published on its website the Bahraini authorities to overturn journalist Nazeeha Saeed’s conviction on a charge of working illegally, which has been upheld on appeal. RSF also called on the authorities to stop violating media freedom.
RSF: Al-Wasat Closure an Unprecedented Act of Censorship, Ends Independent Journalism in Bahrain
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) called on the Bahraini government to lift its ban on the country’s only independent media outlet, the Arabic-language daily Al Wasat, which is still closed a month after being suspended “until further notice” by the information ministry on 4 June.
U.N. Rapporteur, Media Watchdog Slam Qatar-Based Al Jazeera Closure Demands
A United Nations expert and a media freedom watchdog on Wednesday criticized four Arab states for seeking to close Al Jazeera television in a rift with Qatar.
RSF Urges Bahrain to Stop Intimidating Journalists, Drop Charges against Nazeeha Saeed
Reporters without Borders (RSF) said in a statement on its website that it “urges the Bahrain authorities to drop its prosecution of the journalist Nazeeha Saeed on the eve of a verdict in her case, and to halt their efforts to intimidate journalists.”
RSF: Bahrain Joins World Press Freedom Blacklist after Setback by 2 Ranks
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said that Bahrain joined the Black List in its 2017 World Press Freedom Index, as it imprisons journalists, and registered a setback in 2 ranks in this year’s index.
AFP: Media “Never Under so Much Threat”, says Watchdog
Press freedom has never been as threatened as it is now, in the "new post-truth era of fake news" after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, Reporters Without Borders warned Wednesday.
RSF Condemns Sudden Arrest of HR Activist Ahmed Mansoor, Urges UAE to Release him along with 2 Others
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned well-known blogger and human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor’s sudden arrest two days ago (March 19, 2017) in the United Arab Emirates, as well as the UAE’s decision to keep another blogger, Osama Al-Najjar, in prison and the three-year jail term that a UAE court has imposed on Jordanian journalist Tayseer Al-Najjar, urging the Emirati authorities to free them immediately and unconditionally.