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Istanbul: A Turkish haven for Arab journalists

In Turkey, Arab reporters in exile have managed to carve out a space for adversarial journalism aimed at the Arab world.

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Turkey: No country for bold journalists?

We speak to three Turkish journalists living in exile. Plus, a voice in Ankara's defence.

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Media haven or hell? The paradox of journalism in Turkey

A look at two groups of exiled journalists: those on the run from Turkey, and others who have found a sanctuary there.

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Boris Johnson: Playing the clown for the media circus?

What is the role of UK media in Boris Johnson's bid to become the next PM? Plus, nostalgia in Iranian diaspora media.

Australia

Australian media giants demand legal protection for journalists

A rare show of unity by Australia's usually tribal media shows concern about a lack of legal safeguards for journalists.

Australian media giants demand legal protection for journalists

Ukraine

Ukraine's journalists demand action after reporter killed

The death of Vadym Komarov, a 58-year-old who focused on corruption, comes against backdrop of rising attacks on media.

Ukraine's journalists demand action after reporter killed

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Hong Kong protests: Taking the streets, dominating the screens

As millions hit Hong Kong's streets, China seeks to downplay protests. Plus, movies of South Africa's apartheid era.

Jamal Khashoggi

How can Jamal Khashoggi's murderers be held accountable?

What are the options for holding the dissident journalist's killers accountable in the wake of the Callamard report?

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US-Iran tensions, trolls and the dubious case of Heshmat Alavi

Taxpayer-funded smears and a well-published but fake activist - we examine worrying twists in the US-Iran online battle.

Julian Assange

UK court sets Assange's US extradition hearing for February 2020

British judge schedules full extradition hearing next year for WikiLeaks founder wanted in US on espionage charges.

UK court sets Assange's US extradition hearing for February 2020

Latin America

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter's killing

Haitian media outlets urge people 'to stop attacking reporters' after radio journalist Rospide Petion was shot dead.

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter's killing

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Sudan protests: How the country became a 'dark spot' for media

Sudan's security forces lead crackdown on social media and information after political transition turns violent.

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Myths and money in Britain's 'poverty porn' industry

How a British media trend demonising the poor could have implications for the welfare system and people depending on it.

Russia

Russian journalist facing drug charges put under house arrest

Ivan Golunov, who investigated corruption among Moscow city officials, alleges he has been framed and beaten in custody.

Russian journalist facing drug charges put under house arrest

Ireland

Northern Irish police arrest man over Lyra McKee murder

The New IRA group said one of its members shot the journalist when opening fire on police during a riot in Londonderry.

Northern Irish police arrest man over Lyra McKee murder