While ordinary people inTurkmenistan, one of the world’s most closed-off societies, are not expected to own luxurious cars, the local elite, mostly relatives of the country’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, are excused.
A Mexican journalist who reported on crime was found on Wednesday decapitated near the railroad in the town of Motzorongo, in the eastern state of Veracruz.
A Pakistani journalist said he has been receiving death threats since heexposed the US$100 million fortune the family of one of the country’s most powerful army generals accumulated as he went through promotions.
Journalists covering the days-long countrywide protests against police violence and racism have reported at least 125 press freedom violations in the US since May 29.
Cambodian police arrested a journalist for quoting the country’s prime minister who spoke about the economic consequences of COVID-19 and authorities revoked the license of the journalist’s news site.
Eritrea tops the list of the most censored countries in the world, where sophisticated digital censorship and surveillance have been added to “more traditional methods to silence media,” theCommittee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a special report.
Reporting is getting more and more dangerous each year, with a total of 1,350 journalists killed worldwide since 1992, according toCommittee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
A special report published Wednesday urges the Ukrainian government to step up its commitment to investigating the July 2016 murder of Pavel Sheremet, a prominent investigative reporter who was killed in Kiev by an improvised explosive device planted under his car.
Javier Valdez Cardenas, a well-respected Mexican journalist who covered drug trafficking and organized crime, was murdered in the northern Mexico state of Sinaloa on Monday, media reported.
Brazilian blogger Orislandio Timoteo Araújo was shot to death Sunday in Buriticupu, the the second journalist to be killed in the province of Maranhão this month.
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