Regime uses accusations of extremism to silence dissenting voices – and intimidate news consumers.
Nika Gvaramia imprisoned for abuse of power in a sentence largely seen as a retaliation for his criticism of the ruling party.
Production continues, despite almost no revenue and the constant danger of physical - and cyber – attack.
Numbers of dead and wounded media workers mount as conflict continues.
Despite the crackdown that followed the invasion of Ukraine, journalists carry on the battle for free expression.
“I heard screams, heard others being interrogated. They were simply tortured.”
Both countries have been flooded with incitement alongside deliberate confusion between fiction and historical facts.
As thousands of Ukrainians cross into Moldova, the country fights its own information battles.
“We will contribute with training and with support to help cover the story.”
Scattered, few in number and lacking protective equipment, journalists collaborate to share news across the country.