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Nicole Osuna

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Project Exile: Cuba exiles writer for penning uncomfortable truths
By  • 1 February 2016
The minister "decided I was a rotten apple and rotten apples have to be set apart before they contaminate the rest." Amir Valle was once a loyal son of the Cuban Revolution. The Cuban novelist,…
Poland expels Russian journalist for 'security' threat
By  • 15 December 2015
A Russian journalist has been forced to leave Poland after Polish authorities accused him of posing an unspecified threat to national security. Leonid Sviridov has worked as a journalist in Poland for more than 15 years…
Egypt extends jailing, interrogation of critical journalist
By  • 7 December 2015
Egyptian authorities have extended the detention period of a well-known investigative journalist and begun a new round of interrogation after charging him with publishing false news and belonging to a banned group. Ismail Alexandrani, a journalist and researcher whose…
Turkey charges two journalists with spying
By  • 30 November 2015
Turkish authorities have arrested two journalists for an opposition newspaper and charged them with espionage and aiding a terrorist organization amid a continuing crackdown on government critics after the ruling AKP party won a majority…
Spanish filmmaker documents abuse of Iraqi Christians
By  • 19 November 2015
A new documentary gives voice to those persecuted by the Islamic State If Aida had known the severity of the storm that was about to come down on Qaraqosh, she would have fled her home…
Taliban say they'll target two Afghan TV stations
By  • 19 October 2015
The Taliban has declared two privately-owned Afghan TV outlets, Tolo TV and 1TV, and their journalists as “military objectives” that need to be “directly eliminated.” In a statement released Oct. 12, the group's military commission called Tolo…
Turkish journalist arrested for 'insulting' tweet
By  • 12 October 2015
A Turkish court has arrested the editor-in-chief of a daily newspaper and charged him with insulting the Turkish president. Today’s Zaman Editor-in-Chief Bülent Keneş was arrested Oct. 10 after being detained Oct. 9. The journalist was detained for hours,…
Six journalists removed from Ukraine's banned list
By  • 23 September 2015
Ukrainian authorities have removed six European journalists from a list of people banned from entering the country. The journalists were taken off the list a day after Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree Sept. 16…
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