Category: Freedom of the press


Hong Kong journalist attacked in Beijing — Video looks like Chinese Police Abduction — After Intimidation, Forced ‘Confession’

Originally posted on Peace and Freedom:
A Hong Kong video journalist was bloodied, handcuffed and dragged into a van by police in Beijing while trying to cover a hearing involving a human rights lawyer on Wednesday. AFP and South China Morning Post A Hong Kong journalist was arrested…

One of the last independent newspapers in the new Russia is Novaya Gazeta

RUSSIA. After the death of his colleague, a Russian journalist is afraid of returning home

Kseniya Kirillova – Journalist. Analyst. Writer. At least 58 journalists have been killed in Russia since 1993, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. That includes several Novaya Gazeta journalists who were killed or died in mysterious circumstances since 2000. When the Russian reporter left her hometown of Ekaterinburg, […]