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Hong Zhao

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Mexican journalist killed after reporting on organized crime
By , • 12 May 2015
A Mexican radio journalist was found dead with four gunshot wounds following a series of reports on organized crime. The body of Armando Saldaña, 52, was found May 4, in a white Ford pickup truck near the town…
Project Exile: After flight, Colombian struggles to resume reporting
By  • 30 April 2015
"I have three bodyguards that come with me everywhere, I always use an armored vehicle." In 2011, Colombian journalist Mary Luz Avedaño published two investigative pieces about drug cartels in her home city of Medellín.…
Libyan journalist slain in Benghazi
By , • 27 April 2015
A Libyan journalist who was covering fighting between Islamist militias and pro-government groups in the eastern city of Benghazi has been killed. Muftah al-Qatrani, 33, a producer for Libya's Al-Anwar television company was shot in…
Photo essay: "There is no such thing as safety in Syria"
By  • 23 April 2015
There is a paradox about Syrian news. It's among the stories that's received the most coverage globally – and yet very few international journalists can report from inside the country. One of those who has…
Norwegian journalist detained in Yemen
By  • 13 April 2015
A Norwegian freelance journalist has been detained in the Yemeni capital Sana'a on suspicion of sping on Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. Raymond Lidal, 28, was arrested in the early morning hours of March 29 by Houthi security…
Native and foreign: two views on China reporting
By  • 5 March 2015
An American and a Chinese reporter have different views on the future of journalism in China China isn't an easy place to be a reporter. There is Internet censorship, pressure from security services and certain…
Syria releases Swedish journalist
By  • 24 February 2015
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime released a Swedish journalist held for six days after being arrested with a translator in near the country's northeastern border with Turkey. Joakim Medin, 30, a freelancer who has worked…
Egypt releases al-Jazeera's Greste after more than a year
By  • 3 February 2015
An  al-Jazeera reporter held for 400 days in prison in Egypt has been released and deported back to his home country of Australia. Peter Greste, 49, of al-Jazeera's English-language affiliate was arrested with two colleagues…
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