Conviction Won’t Silence Khadija Ismayilova
The conviction of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova today is the latest in an effort to paint a thin veneer of legal legitimacy on a determined campaign by the Azerbaijan government to...
1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think
BY Raif Badawi
"When I look within, I only see that thin man who miraculously withstood fifty lashes, while a group of people celebrated his pain, repeatedly chanting Allahu Akbar. All for the articles you’re...
BY Marisa Acocella Marchetto
We feature an excerpt by Marissa Acocella Marchetto, a cartoonist for The New Yorker, from her upcoming graphic novel Ann Tenna, set in the bizarre world of New York-based gossip media.
500+ writers to Mexican president: “End impunity in journalists’ murders”
Homero Arijdis, Chimamanda Adichie, Sandra Cisneros, and Neil Gaiman are among signatories to an open letter to President Peña Nieto with a clear message: end impunity in the murder of...
Journalism, A Most Deadly Profession
The cases of Ruben Espinosa, Gao Yu, and Sandeep Kothari demonstrate the worrying power of governments to crush freedom of expression. Methods of silencing journalists have moved beyond rigged...
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