Belarus Detains DW Correspondent Amid Broader Crackdown

German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) says one of its freelance journalists has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in Belarus. The punishment came shortly after a senior military officer was jailed for leaking documents to the press about a government crackdown on protesters.

Israel slammed for strike on AP, Al Jazeera Gaza offices in attack on Hamas

Israel came under heavy criticism on Saturday for striking a 12-story tower in Gaza housing the offices of foreign media affiliates such as the Associated Press, Al Jazeera and other news outlets. The United States government, AP and Al Jazeera each publicly expressed their concerns with the operation moments after the strike.