March 20, 2014
by William Helbling
The High Court of Kenya ruled on Wednesday that journalist Walter Barasa can be extradited to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Barasa is accused of using bribes to disrupt the prosecution in the ongoing crimes against humanity case against Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto. The ICC ...[read more]
March 2, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The Pakistani High Court of Sindh Karachi sentenced six men on Saturday for the 2011 murder of prominent TV journalist Wali Khan Babar. The landmark ruling makes the first time in Pakistan's history that individuals have been tried and sentenced for the murder of a journalist. The two men ...[read more]
February 19, 2014
by Benjamin Minegar
A UK court on Wednesday rejected a challenge lodged by Brazilian journalist David Miranda, who was detained and questioned by UK authorities in an airport for possessing classified documents leaked by former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden. Miranda, a partner of The ...[read more]
January 31, 2014
by Addison Morris
The High Court of Kenya on Friday refused to stop the arrest of journalist Walter Barasa, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for allegedly disrupting the prosecution in the crimes against humanity case of Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto. The ICC issued an arrest warrant ...[read more]
January 14, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
Two former Serbian senior secret service officials were arrested Tuesday under suspicion that they planned the 1999 killing of anti-government journalist Slavko Curuvija. Police claim that former spy agency head Milan Radonjic and operations chief Ratko Romic were involved in the shooting death of ...[read more]
January 13, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
The Liberian Supreme Court on Friday barred Justice Minister Christiana Tah from practicing law for six months, according to Liberia's state radio, after being found guilty of contempt. The ruling cited Tah's decision to grant "compassionate release" to journalist Rodney Sieh, who was jailed last ...[read more]
December 31, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) published a report Tuesday finding Syria the most dangerous nation in the world for journalists, with Egypt and Iraq just behind. The CPJ's report found that of the estimated 70 journalists killed worldwide in 2013, 29 were in Syria. Egypt and Iraq, ...[read more]
September 6, 2013
by Addison Morris
Two independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday stressed the UK's obligation to ensure that investigative journalists are allowed protection from intimidation and punishment. Wednesday's statement comes as a reaction to the recent detention of David Miranda, partner of The Guardian journalist ...[read more]
August 9, 2013
by Endia Vereen
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday urged the Philippine government to act to bring the killers of three local journalists to justice and stop further violence. On July 30 unknown assailants shot and killed Richard Kho, 47, and Bonifacio Loreto Jr., 59, both columnists for the weekly tabloid ...[read more]
July 6, 2013
by Adiah Oreyomi
On July 6, 2008, Turkey police arrested former generals Sener Eruygur and Hursit Tolon on suspicion of planning to overthrow the government. The two were accused by the country's majority Islamic group, the Justice Development Party (AKP), of belonging to the secular extremist group Ergenekon, a ...[read more]

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