Bangladesh: Protesters demand the release of Shahidul Alam

Bangladesh: Protesters demand the release of Shahidul Alam

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Protesters artfully demand the release of Shahidul Alam, Bangladesh’s prisoner of conscience Posted 15 September 2018 2:50 GMT People gathered at the Shahbag Square in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka wearing masks to protest the detention of internationally acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam and other students….

Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

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Whitewashed Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent September 13, 2018 The regime of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is punishing satire on social media with 5 years in prison and sentencing women’s rights activists to death. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin…

Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, defends jailing of Reuters journalists

Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, defends jailing of Reuters journalists

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, defends jailing of Reuters journalists By James Pearson, Mai Nguyen, Khanh Vu in Hanoi and Simon Lewis Reuters NEWS: REUTERS BOSS CALLS FOR RELEASE OF JOURNALISTS IMPRISONED IN MYANMAR, SAYS TRIAL WAS A ‘SET-UP’X…

Myanmar army, government aim to silence independent journalism: U.N.

Myanmar army, government aim to silence independent journalism: U.N.

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 / 2:34 PM / UPDATED 13 HOURS AGO Myanmar army, government aim to silence independent journalism: U.N. 3 MIN READ GENEVA (Reuters) – Military and government officials in Myanmar have waged a “political campaign” to quash independent journalism, arresting…