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Batul Hassan

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Project Exile: Exiled for 'tarnishing' Ethiopia's image
By  • 24 December 2014
"You’re like a fish out of its natural habitat–water–and it’s a struggle to fit in a new environment." Kassahun Addis knew he would eventually need to leave Ethiopia after spotting his own name on a…
Vietnam jails two bloggers in crackdown
By , • 8 December 2014
Two Vietnamese bloggers have been jailed in recent days for publishing articles critical of the country's Communist government. Nguyen Quang Lap, a blogger who covered social and political issues and was critical of Vietnam's relations…
Students of jailed Uighur blogger may face trial in China
By  • 18 November 2014
Several students of a prominent ethnic Uighur blogger and economist may soon go on trial in China following the life sentence given to their former teacher. Those facing trial are students at Beijing's Minzu University…
Jokowi’s challenge
By  • 13 November 2014
Indonesia’s new president must tackle corruption, poverty. Last month’s inauguration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo marked Indonesia’s first peaceful transition of power from one popularly elected leader to another. More remarkable for the young democracy…
Myanmar charges weekly with defamation
By , • 10 November 2014
Myanmar's government has charged a weekly newspaper with defamation over its publication of an interview with a leader of the opposition National League for Democracy. The Myanmar Herald published an interview in October with Myo…
Iran may release jailed U.S. journalist 'soon'
By  • 3 November 2014
Iran may release a jailed Iranian-American correspondent imprisoned since July and held without charges. Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's Iran correspondent since 2012, is being held in solitary confinement in Iran's Evin prison, the Post…
'Climate refugees' spark hot debate
By  • 11 September 2014
Status of those forced from home by changing climate unclear Faced with deportation from New Zealand in 2012, a family of four from the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu offered a novel argument as to…
Kenya's safaris suffer as Shabaab scares tourists
By  • 10 July 2014
Industry suffers as travelers look to Tanzania, South Africa. Lynette Jones has spent the past 18 months planning an October trip to Kenya  with her husband and two cousins. The Australian supply manager is eager…
Ecuador newspaper closes, blaming government pressure
By  • 2 July 2014
The Quito-based arm of the Ecuadoran daily newspaper Hoy has announced it will shutter its presses, blaming government censorship. In an editorial published in its final print edition June 29, Hoy singled out the Ecuadorian…
Ukrainian coverage flawed, critics say
By  • 2 July 2014
Global Journalist's Batul Hassan looks at the challenges of reporting in, and about, Ukraine. Biased coverage isn't just limited to Russian state media outlets, analysts say.
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