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Alexandra Baneva

Stories By Alexandra Baneva
Project Exile: Photographer smuggled out of Syria
By  • 2 May 2016
"When you are doing anything against the regime, you will be wanted and arrested." Bassel Tawil was once a network engineer with an internet company in the Syrian city of Homs. That changed in 2009…
Death sentence upheld for Mauritania blogger
By , • 26 April 2016
An appeals court in the West African nation of Mauritania has upheld the death sentence of a blogger convicted of apostasy for an article critical of the Prophet Muhammad and the country's caste system. Blogger Muhammad…
Brother of slain Syrian journalist attacked in Turkey
By , • 17 March 2016
A Syrian journalist whose brother was killed in a suspected attack by the Islamic State in October has escaped an attack in southeastern Turkey. Ahmed Abd al-Qader, the director of the Syrian news website Eye…
Filipino radio journalist shot dead in his home
By , • 22 February 2016
A Filipino radio journalist has been found shot to death in his home on the southern island of Mindanao. Elvis Banggoy Ordaniza, a 49-year-old reporter for a radio station in the town of Pitogo, 520…
Yemeni freelance reporter killed in coalition airstrike
By  • 26 January 2016
A Yemeni freelance reporter has been killed by a Saudi-led coalition air raid outside Yemen’s capital Sana'a while on an assignment for Voice of America, the U.S. sponsored news network said. The strike killed 25…
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