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Project Exile: Bangladeshi publisher survives knife attack
By  • 17 May 2016
"I was trying to avoid that killer group, but at last I failed to avoid them." Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury was one of the lucky ones. Since 2013, at least 11 liberal Bangladeshi journalists, activists and…
Mexican reporter slain outside his home
By  • 3 May 2016
A Mexican journalist was shot and killed outside his home early April 25 in Mexico's southwestern Guerrero state. Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was returning to his home in the city of Taxco after taking his daughter…
Maldives journalists face charges after protest
By  • 19 April 2016
The government of the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives  has decided to put on trial two journalists for an opposition television station on charges related to their coverage of an anti-government rally in March 2015.…
Secular Bangladeshi blogger slain, 6th since 2013
By  • 11 April 2016
A Bangladeshi blogger and law student was attacked and killed by machete-wielding men on a busy road in the capital Dhaka after a series of blog posts critical of the government and Islam. He is…
Explainer: Libya's fractured politics
By  • 7 April 2016
Three governments means little governance News this week that a new United Nations-backed government had begun to establish itself in Libya has been greeted as a hopeful sign that the country may emerge from the…
Honduran journalist sentenced to 10 years for defamation
By  • 21 March 2016
A Honduran journalist who covered a major story about corruption in the country's social security system has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for defaming a former prosecutor. On March 14 a Honduran court…
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