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Following the blocking of DW website dw.com in Russia in all broadcast languages, DW's Director General Peter Limbourg has issued a letter addressing DW users in Russia.
The decision to cut access to the social media giant came over alleged "discrimination toward Russian media."
India's behemoth state-owned insurer LIC is all set to go public with an initial public offering that is billed to be the biggest ever in India. But Russia's invasion of Ukraine has raised questions about the timing.
Many journalists in Russia practise self-censorship for fear of reprisals, and state pressure is commonplace. Fewer and fewer are willing to take the risk of reporting critically about the government.
The Taliban say that they want to ensure internet access in Afghanistan, but they could face substantial technical and financial challenges to keep it running. Afghans say they fear more surveillance and censorship.
A generation of young Afghans has conquered social media and the internet over the last decade. Now they, too, are fleeing the "digitally armed" Taliban.
Ethiopian authorities have announced new rules for political parties and the media ahead of Monday's poll. In the meantime, Facebook has removed a series of fake accounts which it had linked to the Ethiopian government.
Every month, the One Free Press Coalition draws attention to unresolved cases of crimes against journalists. June's iteration highlights journalists in exile, as well as threats faced by journalists reporting at borders.
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