Posts Tagged: Journalists
Barack Obama is headed to Ethiopia. Will he speak up for the journalists and activists locked up by Washington's "war on terror" ally?
Ahead of elections later this year, the state once dubbed "Europe's Last Dictatorship" is launching a fierce new crackdown on journalists and human rights defenders.
It's been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt's history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
If the AKP wants to truly strengthen Turkish democracy, it must stop seeing people who stand up quietly but defiantly as a threat to the country’s stability.
The unrest gripping Turkey has less to do with Islam than with the AKP’s policies of privatization, its push to centralize authority in the hands of the country’s executive branch, and its silencing of the media.
Journalism is in crisis and it must be reinvented for its own good and for the good of society as a whole.
The former White House press secretary is right: mainstream journalists were "deferential, complicit enablers" in the lead up to the Iraq War. But Congress surrendered its voice and failed to question the intelligence.