Three days behind bars for the ‘crime’ of journalism: Diary of a Nigerian journalist

Three days behind bars for the ‘crime’ of journalism: Diary of a Nigerian journalist

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Three days behind bars for the ‘crime’ of journalism: Diary of a Nigerian journalist Posted 18 September 2018 19:23 GMT Samuel Ogundipe. Photo by PREMIUM TIMES, used with permission. On August 14, 2018, Nigerian investigative journalist Samuel Ogundipe was detained by Nigeria’s Special Tactical Squad after refusing…

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….

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…