CPJ to Honor Amal Clooney With Gwen Ifill Press Freedom Award

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo walked free from a Myanmar prison in May 2019 after 500 days behind bars for violating the country’s Official Secrets Act. Clooney was on the defense team handling their case, which continues to raise questions about Myanmar’s progress towards democracy.

Britain says won’t compromise on freedom of navigation in Strait of Hormuz

LONDON (Reuters) – There cannot be compromise on freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz and Britain can work with the United States on its approach to the issue despite their differing views on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday.

Meghan Markle’s team ‘leaked High Court privacy row to Finding Freedom author Omid Scobie’, bombshell docs claim

Meghan Markle’s five friends WILL stay anonymous after speaking to US magazine People The Duchess said she was ‘happy’ with the judge’s decision A judge slammed both Meghan Markle and the publishers of the Mail on Sunday for their “tit-for-tat” battle and their “eagerness” to play out the dispute in public Mr Justice Warby said […]

Zimbabwe Accused of Stiffling Press Freedom as Journalist Denied Bail Again

“There is a journalist who happens to be an activist, whose actions may cross the boundaries of the law.  They are not immune from prosecution, if they do that,” he said.  “If they incite and there is a law against incitement, the fact that they are a journalist does not give them immunity from that prosecution.  That’s the […]

LGBT Sports Site Outs Female Athletes Opposed to Transgender Competition

If @outsports has its way, #sport opportunities for #female #athletes will be greatly [email protected] #ncaa leadership sees this letter and the possible damage to women of bowing to #outsports hateful agenda.#SexNotGender for preservation of women’s #sports.

Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes Lanka election defeat

The UPFA’s big victory margins in January presidential elections, however, have not been affected by the UNP’s gains or the votes that have gone to the Marxist JVP or the People’s Liberation Front.

Mother Of Duquesne Student Who Fell To His Death Holds ‘Living Funeral,’ Procession To Duquesne University

Duquesne is committed to transparency here; it has already met with Ms. Brown and her attorney, shared information, and agreed to allow Ms. Brown to do her own further investigation of the facts. Indeed, the University has agreed to all three of her recent requests and has communicated that to her attorney. We are working […]

Wary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker

His boss, President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is ‘bedrock foundation of my life’ after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE, is down in the polls with less than 100 days to go before Election Day, largely because […]

DW correspondent arrested in Belarus

A few hours later Burakov was released just to be seized again a few steps away from the police station. The circumstances of the second arrest remain unclear. The head of the local branch of the Belarusian Association of Jounalists in Mogilyov, Boris Vyrvich, told DW that according to witnesses, Burakov had argued with an […]

Protest against “urgent” anti-terror bill in Philippines gets a boost from Taylor Swift

Manila — Hundreds of Filipinos took to the streets Thursday against a widely-opposed anti-terrorism bill that has now swept through Congress. The controversial legislation, which has drawn opposition from the United Nations and even pop star Taylor Swift, was approved by legislators just days after President Rodrigo Duterte certified it as an “urgent” measure.