Since Turkey’s military action into Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has cracked down on the media to make sure his moves in the Middle East are not critiqued.
Russian journalist Yulia Yuzik was arrested in Iran and detained for a week before being released to her family.
Amid political turmoil in Venezuela, foreign journalists are being targeted by Maduro’s policies of detainment and censorship.
As the events surrounding Jamal Khashoggi’s murder unravel, other champions of freedom of expression got a second chance to tell their stories.
“May My Country Forgive Me for Getting Caught”: A Deep Dive Into The Emotional Pleas of Venezuela’s Silenced Journalists
As President Maduro continues cracking down on critique, journalists in Venezuela are increasingly threatened and imprisoned for trying to do their job and tell the truth about their nation.
For months, the world has been watching as Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo faced potential imprisonment for reporting on mass graves of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. This past week, the two were sentenced to seven years of jail each.