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Jinghong Chen

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Honduran environmentalist's murder resonates a year later
By , • 9 March 2017
"The government doesn’t want to get to the bottom of the killing because it involved people from the government itself." Silvio Carrillo always knew that there were death threats against his aunt, the Honduran environmentalist…
China anti-gay stigma leads to marital deception
By , • 16 February 2017
"The app showed that there was a gay man 10 centimeters from me a half an hour ago. That is how I confirmed that my ex-husband is truly gay." Li did not know that her marriage was…
Kenya errs in closing massive refugee camp, says ex-resident
By  • 2 September 2016
Kenya's effort to close the world's largest refugee camp after a quarter-century of operation would send hundreds of thousands of people back to war-torn Somalia – a move that has generated criticism from Western donor…
Journalist critical of Kremlin dies in Ukraine bombing
By  • 25 July 2016
A prominent journalist and critic of the Russian and Belarusian governments has been killed in a car-bombing in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, a year after he reported being threatened during a visit to Moscow. Pavel…
Turkish reporter slain in coup attempt
By  • 19 July 2016
A Turkish photojournalist for a pro-government newspaper was shot and killed and several newsrooms raided during the failed military coup against President Recep Tayyep Erdogan's regime earlier this week. Mustafa Cambaz, a Turkish photojournalist for the…
Family of slain reporter sues Syria government in U.S.
By  • 11 July 2016
Family members of Marie Colvin, an American war reporter who was killed in Syria six years ago, have filed a wrongful death suit against President Bashar al-Assad's government in federal court in Washington, D.C. In…
South Africa journalists rebel over broadcaster's ban
By  • 6 July 2016
The South African Broadcasting Company has taken disciplinary action against seven journalists after an internal rebellion over a new policy barring the state-owned broadcaster from showing images of anti-government protests. Among those reprimanded was Lukhanyo…
Texas journalist slain, motive sought
By  • 21 June 2016
Police are searching for the motive in the death of a  Texas freelance journalist and real estate agent who was found dead of a gunshot in the backyard a house in a suburb of Fort Worth.…
Colombia rebel group releases kidnapped journalists
By  • 3 June 2016
Three journalists abducted by Colombia's second largest rebel group were freed May 27. Spanish journalist Salud Hernandez, from the Spanish newspaper El Mundo and Colombia’s El Tiempo, went missing May 21 while covering a story on…
Mainland traders cause friction in Hong Kong
By  • 15 June 2015
Locals resent crowds, rising real estate Hong Kong has long been known as a shopper’s paradise-particularly for people living in Shenzhen, a Chinese mainland city of 10.6 million just across a narrow river from the…
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