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Erjun Peng

Stories By Erjun Peng
Project Exile: Blog leads to jail, exile for Iranian reporter
By  • 7 January 2016
"I lost my brother, I got cancer in jail. Even after that, I was thinking...I can become chief editor of my newspaper again." Arash Sigarchi is nothing if not a survivor. Born just months before…
Zimbabwe police arrest journalist for filming a protest
By  • 18 November 2015
Zimbabwean police have arrested and charged a freelance journalist who was covering a protest against President Robert Mugabe's government in the capital Harare. Anderson Shadreck Manyere, an award-winning photojournalist and videographer, was filming clashes between…
BBC veteran sees India media liberty waning
By  • 12 November 2015
"Media in India is not as free as it used to be." BBC World correspondent Zubair Ahmed has covered protests, communal violence and many other sensitive issues on the Indian subcontinent. After 25 years as…
Nigerian rape report leads to threats
By  • 3 November 2015
A Nigerian radio journalist has been threatened after reporting on an alleged rape case at a boy’s school in Kano, the Nigeria's second-largest city. Nasir Salisu Zango reported that three men visited his house early…
Equatorial Guinea's extravagant prince
By , , • 2 October 2015
[caption id="attachment_5759" align="alignleft" width="225"] Teodorín Obiang giving a speech as Minister of Agriculture in 2010. (Creative Commons/Embassy of EG)[/caption] Mansions in Malibu and on Paris's prestigious Avenue Foch. A luxury car collection that includes Ferraris,…
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