DW spokesman Christoph Jumpelt has called on Romania to bring the perpetrators to justice. Several journalists, including a DW correspondent, were attacked by police during anti-corruption protests in Bucharest.
Josephine Achiro Fortelo from South Sudan will receive the Johann-Philipp-Palm-Award for Freedom of Speech and the Press 2018.
In honor of the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, DW launches #Article19ForAll, a social media campaign promoting freedom of opinion, free expression and free access to information.
On November 1, 2018, Erkan Arikan will take over as head of Deutsche Welle's Turkish language service. “A seasoned journalist, a passionate reporter and a longtime chief editor,” DW’s Director of Programming said.
In Belarus, an employee of Deutsche Welle, Paulyuk Bykowski, was released today, August 10, after being detained earlier in the week. The correspondent works for the Russian service of DW.
The Deutsche Welle Spanish TV broadcast was temporarily unavailable on Saturday, August 4 in Venezuela during the broadcast of a documentary critical of the situation in the country.
Starting from August 1, DW will join StarTimes DTH platform in the Smart bouquet on channel number 274.
A pilot series of ten social media videos puts global challenges such as famine and warfare into a broader perspective, adding a new narrative to DW's news output and reaching out to new audiences.
Global Media Forum: ‘Media Innovation Lab Day’ focuses on digitization, social participation and culture.
In his acceptance speech, Freedom of Speech Award laureate Sadegh Zibakalam criticized the brutal violence of the Iranian government against people whose opinions differ from those of the authorities.
With the new language services in Dari and Pashto, the joint venture of DW, France Médias Monde and ANSA primarily seeks to reach users in Afghanistan.
“The internet and social media have offered the opportunity to make society more democratic and inclusive," says EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel at the Global Media Forum in Bonn.
Around 2,000 guests from 100 countries will discuss aspects of the focus topic "Global Inequalities" at the DW Global Media Forum (GMF). A highlight will be the Freedom of Speech Award ceremony on Tuesday, June 12.
Deutsche Welle celebrated its 65th anniversary with a ceremony in Berlin on June 5 in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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