Mexican journalist Aristegui qualifies her dismissal as an “outrage” to freedom of expression

Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui denounced on Monday that her departure from the influential radio program she hosted is an attack on freedom of speech planned by someone ‘very powerful.’ My dismissal is “a very serious blow, it’s an outrage and our...

Charlie Hebdo’s copies with Muhammad on the cover are sold out in France

The new issue of Charlie Hebdo with Muhammad on the cover, condemned by some Muslim authorities, was sold out this Wednesday in the French newstands, a week after the attack that was claimed by al Qaeda in Yemen. Survivors from the editirial staff of the satirical weekly...

Two Al Qaeda hostages killed during US operation rescue

The American journalist Luke Somers died yesterday during the rescue operation conducted by US forces and Yemeni in the province of Shabwa, and which has also died South African citizen Pierre Korkie. Security sources and Yemeni intelligence reported that two hostages, South...

Associated Press journalist dies by projectile explosion in Gaza

The Associated Press (AP) news agency reported the death of Simone Camilli, agency journalist and a Palestinian translator, Ali Abu Afash Shehda by an explosion when they worked on an article about the aftermath of recent fighting in the Gaza Strip . The incident occurred when...

Al Jazeera journalists are sentenced to 7 years imprisonment in Egypt

A court in Cairo, Egypt has sentenced today a 7 to 10 years prison sentence to a group of journalists from Al Jazeera accused of spreading false news in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood thesis. Australian Peter Greste, Al Jazeera’s correspondent based in Kenya,...

Two AP journalists are victims of shooting in Afghanistan

Two foreign journalists in Khost province in eastern Afghanistan, has been killed and the other wounded respectively, as confirmed by the Associated Press (AP), for which they worked. Both were in a village in the border area of Afghanistan with Pakistan with a team from the...