Turkish people shout slogans against the murder of a woman as they hold a picture of Ozgecan Aslan who was raped and killed by three suspects in Mersin city, during a demonstration in Istanbul, Turkey, Feb. 14, 2015. (EPA/SEDAT SUNA)

Turkish woman’s murder spurs movement

Attack on bus rallies women against widespread violence Ozgecan Aslan was the last rider on a minibus in the city of Mersin in southern Turkey. But instead of taking the 20-year-old to her stop, the driver...

Syria takes psychological toll on reporters

"If someone breaks a leg they get help for it." The highly-publicized deaths of James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Kenji Goto have highlighted the huge risks Western journalists take when reporting inside Syria....

Sentence for Tunisian blogger cut to 6 months

A Tunisian military appeals court has sentenced a blogger to six months in prison, halving a previous sentence for comments critical of the army he made on his Facebook page. Yassine Ayari, 33, received the...

Sudan seizes copies of 14 newspapers

Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services has confiscated the print runs of 14 newspapers without providing explanation. Members of the National Council for Press and Publications, a government...

New charges for jailed Azeri journalist

The government of Azerbaijan has brought four new charges against a jailed investigative journalist known for probing the finances of the family of President Ilham Aliyev. Prosecutors charged Khadija...