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….

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…