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Zhou Hang

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In Spain's Catalonia, language key to independence movement
By  • 10 December 2015
Lower status for Catalan irks many in northeastern Spanish region. Barcelona may be Spain's top tourist destination, but foreign visitors wandering through its famed La Sagrada Familia Church or Picasso Museum may be surprised to…
Jailed Chinese journalist released on medical parole
By  • 30 November 2015
A Chinese journalist sentenced in April to seven years in jail for "leaking state secrets" has been released on medical parole after pleading guilty and receiving a reduced sentence at an appeal hearing in Beijing.…
Nigerian journalist beaten by prison officials for photographs
By  • 16 November 2015
A Nigerian journalist was beaten by prison officials outside a court after taking pictures of suspects in a murder case. Emmanuel Elebeke, a reporter for Nigeria's Vanguard newspaper, was taking photographs Nov. 12 of six suspects…
Project Exile: Shabaab article leads to attack on Somali journalist
By  • 10 November 2015
"I have nothing to do here. I lost my job. I left my loved ones" In a country convulsed by almost permanent civil war, Abdalle Ahmed Mumin was a success. The Somali journalist began his…
Niger arrests reporter covering migrants in Sahara
By  • 26 October 2015
A Nigerian journalist has been released after he was arrested in neighboring Niger while reporting on the migration of Africans across the Sahara desert to Europe. Lawan Adamu, the deputy editor of the privately-owned Nigerian…
TV star, ex-first lady contest Guatemala poll
By  • 22 October 2015
After corruption protests topple a president, Guatemalans are looking for change Voters in Guatemala will choose a new president Sunday, and the vote comes at a turning point in the Central American nation's history. Much…
Ghana reporter killed in cocoa region
By  • 18 September 2015
A radio reporter has been shot dead in Ghana by unidentified assailants as he was traveling in a rural area of western Ghana. George Abanga, 35, a journalist for Success FM based in the town…
Nigeria press group in plea for kidnapped columnist
By  • 8 September 2015
A Nigerian press group has issued a new plea for the release of a well-known newspaper columnist kidnapped from her home in southern Nigerian city of Port Harcourt. Unidentified gunmen wearing police uniforms kidnapped Donu Kogbara…
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