Monitoring press freedom and international affairs from Mid-Missouri Public Radio and the Missouri School of Journalism

Sean Nelson

Stories By Sean Nelson
Refugees flee ethnic conflict in South Sudan
By  • 9 April 2014
More than 40 percent of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency help.
Beyond Ukraine: U.S. and Russia joust for influence in Egypt
By  • 6 March 2014
The Ukraine is hardly the only place where Russia and the U.S. are jousting for influence these days. Though it may lack the intensity of the current stare down over Crimea, Moscow and Washington are…
Saudi TV presenter sentenced to 12 years for government criticism
By  • 11 February 2014
A television presenter in Saudi Arabia was sentenced to 12 years in jail on Feb. 5 for critical comments about the Saudi government. Wajdi al-Ghazzawi, the host of Wajd TV satellite channel, was convicted of…
David Kato: martyr for same-sex love in Uganda
By  • 6 February 2014
The Life and Death of David Kato David Kato was the first openly gay man in Uganda, a dangerous title in a country known for its hostility to homosexuals. In December, the country’s parliament passed…
South African journalist pursuing corruption story detained by police
By  • 4 February 2014
A journalist for South Africa’s largest newspaper faces charges of intimidation and resisting arrest after photographing police in the mining town of Rustenberg North on Jan. 18. Ricky Dire of the Daily Sun, South Africa’s…
Journalists in Niger detained by government
By  • 30 January 2014
Nigerien authorities have detain four journalists in the capital Niamey in the past week, after they criticized the government and allegedly accused President Mahamdou Issafou of corruption. Zakari Adamou, a talk show host on Canal…
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