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Jamal Khashoggi awarded Golden Pen of Freedom

The Golden Pen of Freedom has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashoggi...

3 Jun 2019

BANGLADESH

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

BANGLADESH

Bangladesh arrests chief suspect in US blogger murder

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Bangladesh authorities announced they had arrested a radical Islamist Monday over last week's machete murder of an atheist American blogger...

3 Mar 2015

BANGLADESH

Bangladeshis pay tribute to US blogger killed in machete attack

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Hundreds of Bangladeshis demanded justice on Sunday for the killers of an atheist blogger hacked to death with machetes, as they gathered to pay tribute to the critic of religious extremism...

2 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013

BANGLADESH

Bangladeshi court jails nine for journalist murder

DHAKA, BANGLADESH: A Bangladeshi court has sentenced nine junior opposition politicians to life in prison for murdering a newspaper journalist who had published a series of reports on corruption, a prosecutor said Friday.

1 Jul 2013