Zhang Ping

Project Exile: Chinese dissident forced from family

"I will never give in. I cut contact with my family because I love them." On March 19, the exiled Chinese journalist Zhang Ping wrote an article for the website of Deutsche Welle criticizing the detention of...
Chinese journalist Gao Yu attends a public dabate called 'When the Revolution is not velvet', in Prague, Czech Republic, Nov. 18, 2009. (EPA/Filip Singer)

China bars ailing journalist from travel

A veteran Chinese journalist who was released from jail in November has been denied permission to leave China for medical reasons despite previously suffering a heart attack. Gao Yu, 71, has been...
A protester raises placards that read '“Occupy Central'” and “'Civil Disobedience'” in front of riot policemen outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong, Sept. 27, 2014.   (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

In Hong Kong, Occupy Central lingers a year later

The end of protests hasn't ended discontent with Beijing. A year ago the Occupy Central movement ended in Hong Kong with protesters failing to either force the resignation of the territory's chief...
Zone 9 Bloggers ALL 9

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Zone 9 bloggers: Befekadu Hailu, Atnaf Berahane, Natnael Feleke, Mahlet Fantahun, Zelalem Kibret, and Abel Wabela.  Kaliti prison, on the outskirts of Addis Ababa, is home to many of Ethiopia’s...
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Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Tesfalem Waldeyes Freelance journalist Tesfalem Waldeyes, 35, was among the traditional media reporters arrested in April 2014 along with the Zone 9 bloggers. He was taken to the Maekelawi police station,...
Eskinder Nega and son Nafkot

Ethiopia’s jailed journalists – continued

Eskinder Nega Journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega has been in an Ethiopian prison since Sept. 14, 2011. After being charged with “plotting terrorist acts to create public chaos” he was convicted in...
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Stuart Loory, the Global Journalist

https://soundcloud.com/global-journalist-radio/remembering-stuart-loory   Stuart Loory, the founder and longtime host of Global Journalist's radio program, died Jan. 16 at age 82. In this special...
Mideast Lebanon

Syria spillover endangers journalists

Kidnapping highlights risks to reporting on conflict in troubled Lebanese city By Margaux Bergey Journalists Jeppe Nybroe and Rami Aysha wanted to shoot a video story about Syrian armed groups kidnapping...
People gather near a destroyed car that was carrying militants in the Sawmaa area of al-Bayda province, Yemen, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Nasir al-Sanna'a)

Yemen expels one journalist, bars another

By Lexie Cartee Yemen expelled a prominent U.S. foreign correspondent from the country and barred entry to another in recent days, citing immigration issues. On May 5, Adam Baron received a phone call...