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Islamic militant group al-Shabab had reportedly been "hunting" Abdiaziz Afrika for a long time. The director of the state-run Radio Mogadishu was reportedly attacked after leaving a restaurant.
Danny Fenster was sentenced on several charges, including incitement for allegedly spreading false or inflammatory information. He is the first Western journalist to be jailed in Myanmar in years.
Nigerian journalist, Tordue Henry Salem, was last seen alive on 13 October 2021. Days later, he was declared missing. Almost a month after he was declared missing, police authorities in Abuja, on Friday, paraded 29-year-old Itoro Clement, who confessed to knocking down the missing reporter.
The new charges levied by Myanmar’s military junta mean that Danny Fenster, who has been detained since May, could now face a life sentence.
Zhang Zhan traveled to Wuhan in February last year to report on the chaos at the epicenter of the first coronavirus outbreak. She is on hunger strike after receiving a 4-year jail sentence for "provoking trouble."
DW spoke with Maria Ressa about journalism, facts and democracy. The Philippines-based journalist warned that tech companies are grabbing power and money while abdicating responsibility.
"It's a day of triumph," says Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya, hailing the decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which ruled that the Colombian State was responsible for her kidnapping, rape and torture at the hands of paramilitaries in 2000.
Jineth Bedoya was kidnapped, tortured and raped by paramilitaries 21 years ago. After fighting for years, she has now finally found justice in the form of an international verdict.
Monday's preliminary hearing is expected to look at the police investigation into the Amsterdam shooting of the crime reporter rather than the evidence itself.
Philippines journalist Maria Ressa speaks after winning Nobel Peace Prize for fighting for freedom of expression at a time when democracy is increasingly under threat.
Just days ago, Beheshta Arghand made history by becoming the first female Afghan journalist to interview a Taliban official live on television -- now she's a refugee overcome by emotion appealing for help.