Photojournalist Shahidul Alam is arrested after posting a video about student protests sweeping across Bangladesh and appearing on Al-Jazeera to discuss the demonstrations. A Dhaka court orders him held on accusations that he used electronic media to spread anti-government propaganda and false information. Suspected supporters of the ruling Awami League party and police attack more than a dozen journalists covering the protests. (Photo: AFP/Munir Uz Zaman)• CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering protests in Bangladesh
CPJ writes to EU's Mogherini to request assistance with the protection of scores of journalists who remain in southern Syria at grave risk. The more than 60 journalists are in danger of arrest and torture because of their work.