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Aaron Pellish

Stories By Aaron Pellish
Project Exile: Iraqi BBC cameraman struggles in U.K.
By  • 24 May 2016
"They consider us traitors, spies. I was worried about my children." Qais Najim spent more than a decade as a cameraman and editor for the BBC in his native Iraq, where he covered the U.S.-British…
Inside the Islamic State's favorite app
By  • 6 May 2016
"They just want to feel relatively secure right now, or for the lifetime of whatever operation they're plotting." The messaging app Telegram has gained notoriety recently for its use by the Islamic State, or ISIL,…
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…
Vietnamese blogger sentenced to four years in prison
By  • 5 April 2016
A Vietnamese blogger has been sentenced to four years in prison for writing critically about the Vietnamese government. The People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City sentenced blogger Nguyen Ngoc Gia, also known as Nguyen…
East Timor leader files suit over contract reporting
By  • 8 March 2016
The prime minister of East Timor has filed a criminal defamation suit against a newspaper reporter who wrote an article about potential bid-rigging in a government contract. Prime Minister Rui Maria de Araujo filed a criminal…
Guinea journalist shot to death in opposition dispute
By  • 8 February 2016
A Guinean journalist died after being shot during a physical altercation between opposing political parties in Conakry, the capital of the French-speaking West African nation. Mohammed Diallo was killed after being shot point-blank in the…
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