6 February 2019

Stories from 6 February 2019

Russian ‘anti-fake news’ bill rushed through parliament despite vocal opposition

Both the "anti-fake news" bill and its twin initiative against offending the authorities use Germany and other Western countries' laws as inspiration.

#FreeAmade: Journalist arrested and tortured after reporting on violence in northern Mozambique

The journalist was detained by Mozambican police while reporting a story in Cabo Delgado.