Stories about Harassment

Groups denounce continuous cyberattacks against independent media in the Philippines

"The goal is to deny a public hungry for information the reports and stories it needs to understand what is happening in a country besieged by lies and disinformation."

Journalists, teachers, and activists targeted in attacks on free speech in the Philippines

"These are attempts by those in power to drown out the voice of the marginalized...displaying Duterte’s fear of committed journalism that seeks to inform, educate and guide the public."

A Tibetan-Canadian student was attacked online after winning student council elections. She thinks Beijing is to blame.

Chemi Lhamo faced a barrage of threatening comments on social media from overseas students who appeared to be from mainland China.

Surveillance is a key concern for foreign journalists working in China, survey shows

Mobile phone surveillance and physical spying were top concerns for foreign correspondents in China in 2018.

Macedonia's former ruling party organized a trolling apparatus for spreading hate speech, threats

A former Macedonian government official revealed that the former ruling party created and is still actively running online "troll farms".

Made-in-China fake news overwhelms Taiwan

A significant volume of disinformation on Taiwan social media networks may be coming from “content farms” with China's Communist Party.

Indonesian school teacher faces jail time for documenting sexual harassment

Public outrage forced the Attorney General's Office to suspend the jailing of the female teacher, who was sexually harassed by her boss.

Brazilian journalists face hacking, doxxing and other threats as election draws near

141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.

Six red carnations and one severed ram’s head: Deadly threats sent to Russian independent newspaper

The recipient of these grisly messages, the independent investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta, holds the record for the most of its reporters murdered on the job: six, including Anna Politkovskaya.

Macedonian propagandist calls for rape of female journalist, sparking outrage

The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.

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