Archivi tag: journalist

More voices call for the release of Zhang Zhan, a citizen journalist who could die in a mainland Chinese prison

Zhang's brother fears that she may not survive the winter Originally published on Global Voices A screenshot from Zhang Zhan's YouTube channel. For months, international human rights groups have been urging China to release jailed citizen journalist Zhang Zhan. The US government joined the call on November 9 as Zhang's health is deteriorating, and she… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/PHILIPPINES – The Bishops: the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalist Maria Ressa, a sign of hope for the future

Manila – “This is the first Nobel Prize ever awarded to a Filipino citizen. The fact that it is awarded to a woman and a brilliant journalist, Maria Ressa, distinguished for her professionalism in the current political situation in the Philippines, can only help Filipinos who love democracy proud and full of hope”, said to… Leggi tutto »

ASIEN/BANGLADESCH – Einschüchterungsversuch: Katholischer Journalist ermittelte wegen Korruptionverdacht

Tangail – Der katholischer Journalist Prince Edward Mangsang aus der ethnischen Gruppe der Garo, wurde bei einem privaten Streit angegriffen und misshandelt. Er soll Eigentum im Wert von 45.000 Bangladesch-Taka gestohlen oder zerstört zu haben. Der Journalist wurde auf einem öffentlichen Platz von dem Muslim Abdur Rahim Ahmed, dem Vorsitzenden des örtlichen Aronkhola Union Council,… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/BANGLADESH – Violence and intimidation against a Catholic journalist investigating a case of corruption

Tangail – A Catholic journalist of the Garo ethnic group, Prince Edward Mangsang, was attacked and severely beaten on charges of having destroyed assets worth 45 thousand Bangladeshi taka . In a serious act of private violence, the man was tied to a tree in a public square and beaten by Muslim Abdur Rahim Ahmed,… Leggi tutto »