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

Zivile Raskauskaite

Stories By Zivile Raskauskaite
Iranian journalist's sentence reduced as another is jailed
By , • 19 August 2016
A prison sentence for a pro-reform Iranian journalist has been cut to two years after a ruling by an appeals court in Tehran. Ehsan Safarzaei, also known as Saman, was arrested along with three other…
Oman arrests three journalists after inheritance report
By  • 9 August 2016
Three journalists from an opposition newspaper in Oman have been arrested in the days after the publication of a report accusing government officials of pressuring the judiciary to change a ruling in an inheritance case.…
Brazilian journalist slain after receiving threats
By  • 2 August 2016
A Brazilian journalist who ran a local news website in a small city in the country's central Goiás state was shot and killed outside his home after reportedly receiving death threats. João Miranda do Carmo,…
Project Exile: Donkey video leads to exile from Azerbaijan
By  • 11 July 2016
"The legal system is not working. Or it is working but as a toy of the government." Emin Milli once planned to become a lawyer in his native Azerbaijan. "Very fast I realized that I…
Turkey charges three press freedom activists
By  • 27 June 2016
Two Turkish journalists and an academic are facing up to 14 years in a Turkish prison on charges of disseminating “terrorist propaganda” by guest-editing a pro-Kurdish newspaper. Arrested June 20 were Sebnem Korur Fincanci, president…
Egypt charges journalist union leaders
By  • 1 June 2016
Prosecutors in Egypt have referred three leaders of the the country's Journalists' Syndicate for trial after they were charged with harboring fugitives and publishing false news related to a police raid on the press group's…
Equatorial Guinea's extravagant prince
By , , • 2 October 2015
[caption id="attachment_5759" align="alignleft" width="225"] Teodorín Obiang giving a speech as Minister of Agriculture in 2010. (Creative Commons/Embassy of EG)[/caption] Mansions in Malibu and on Paris's prestigious Avenue Foch. A luxury car collection that includes Ferraris,…
South Sudan reporter killed in apparent targeted attack
By  • 25 August 2015
A reporter in South Sudan was shot in the back and killed by assailants after leaving his newspaper office in the country's capital Juba. Peter Julius Moi, 27, was shot twice Aug. 21 by unidentified…
6 arrested in death of Azeri journalist who criticized soccer player
By  • 17 August 2015
Six men have been arrested in the beating death of a journalist in Azerbaijan who criticized the sportsmanship of a member of the central Asian nation's national soccer team. Journalist Rasim Aliyev of the news…
Brazilian radio journalist killed on air
By  • 11 August 2015
A Brazilian radio announcer known for criticizing local politicians was shot dead by two gunmen while broadcasting a live  program in the town of Camocim, in the northeastern state of Ceara. Gleydson Carvalho was shot…
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