China is the world's leading jailer of journalists.
Saudi Arabia has come under fire for sentencing Badawi to 1,000 lashes in 2013.
7iber, a leading online magazine, is highlighting challenges to press freedom in Jordan.
Adventurous and charismatic, journalist Ammar Al Shahbander represented a rare thing in Iraq: hope.
The columnists are charged with "openly insulting people's religious values" and could face four years in jail.
An annual index by Reporters Without Borders tracks press freedom worldwide.
After more than 400 days in prison, the two men accused of helping the Muslim Brotherhood are getting a retrial.
Human Rights Watch outlined the dangers faced by Libya's media in a new report.
The Kremlin tries to silence "unpatriotic" media, but the Internet gives journalists endless outlets.
'They cry press freedom, but (the raids) have nothing to do with it,' Erdogan said.