Myanmar news site hacked for Islamic coverage

The website of an independent newsmagazine in Myanmar was hacked Oct. 2 by a group that accused the outlet of supporting “jihad" local media reported. The Irrawaddy’s English-language website was...

Congo expels journalist who reported on attack

The Republic of Congo has expelled a local journalist who reported on the attack of a television news host who had angered police and government officials with his coverage. Sadio Kante, a freelance...

Project Exile: Out of South Sudan’s violence

"My sister and my brothers, I do not know where they are. They are still in South Sudan but I don’t know whether they are dead or they are alive." Bonifacio Taban’s career in journalism was suspended in...

Bahrain court rejects photographer’s appeal

An appellate court in Bahrain upheld a 10-year sentence for an award-winning photojournalist Aug. 30. Ahmed Humaidan was convicted in 2012 after he admitted to attacking a police station. Humaidan later...