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Time magazine names four journalists, one newspaper ‘Person of the Year’

The four journalists include the late Jamal Khashoggi, and a newspaper. They are awarded for standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence.

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14 May 2019
Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD party.
19 Jun 2019
Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
14 Sep 2019
Riyadh initially offered multiple accounts about Khashoggi's disappearance, but later said the journalist was killed by rogue officials inside it consulate. The UN blames Saudi officials for his "premeditated" murder.
9 May 2020
EU officials have backed a decision to accept China's censorship of a letter that ran in a Chinese newspaper. A sentence referencing China as the origin of the coronavirus outbreak was removed before publication.
22 May 2020
The sons of the murdered Saudi journalist say the family pardons those who were involved in their father's murder. The declaration could spare the lives of five convicted people sentenced to death.
3 Jun 2020
In May, the elder son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi declared that his family had "forgiven" those responsible for the killing of their father in October 2018. The announcement would give legal reprieve to the five Saudi government agents who have been sentenced to death for the brutal murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. But Khashoggi's fiancée Hatice Cengiz has since renounced that statement.
16 Aug 2020
Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested Monday while police raided his Apple Daily newspaper office, as part of a sweeping crackdown on dissent since China imposed a national security law on the city.
12 Aug 2020
Hong Kongers have been buying up copies the pro-democracy Apple Daily paper to support the free press in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. The arrest of its owner in a crackdown also sparked a share buying spree.
21 Oct 2020
Hatice Cengiz and US-based group DAWN have filed a civil suit, pursuing the Saudi prince and 28 others for damages. Khashoggi was murdered two years ago when he entered the Saudi consulate to obtain marriage papers.
24 Nov 2020
Newspaper vendor's death: Femi Gbajabiamila visits Union, sympathises over the incident
1 Mar 2021
Hanan El Atr, an Egyptian woman who said she married Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi months before he was killed, told DW she had come forward to deliver his message.
23 Jun 2021
Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily is to cease its print and online operations on Saturday. Its publishing company cited "the current circumstances prevailing in Hong Kong."