Media, Human Rights Groups Silent Over Politically-Motivated Murder of Journalist in Bolivia

Sebastian Moro’s last known words before he was found were denouncing the kidnappings of government officials and mob attacks on journalists and media outlets.

Sebastian Moro Feature photo

Argentinian journalist Sebastian Moro was found unconscious, left for dead, covered in bruises, scratches and other signs of violence on November 10. Moro was wearing a vest identifying him as press covering the dramatic U.S.-backed coup against democratically elected President Evo Morales in Bolivia. The 40-year-old worked for the influential

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MintPress Reporter Detained Amid Honduran Police Crackdown on Coup Anniversary Protests

Police have been relying on heavy-handed tactics to repress protests for over a month, including the use of live rounds and tear gas. In the past week, the situation has only worsened.

Honduras Protests feature photo

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS -- Repression against resistance activists in Honduras has become increasingly lethal as the country braces for planned protests ahead of the 10-year anniversary of a U.S.-backed coup. Police and military forces have used live rounds against students, resulting in at least three deaths, as protests heat up ahead of the

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IDF Shoots AP Cameraman in Press Vest Covering Gaza Protests

There has been little international outrage over Israel’s repeated targeting of journalists both in Gaza and in the occupied West Bank — even though many of the journalists shot have worked for major international news organizations like the Associated Press and Middle East Monitor.

Palestine Israel journalist shot

GAZA CITY -- An Israeli military sniper shot and gravely wounded a Palestinian cameraman working for the Associated Press. Rashed Rashid was shot in the leg on Monday during protests in the Gaza enclave, resulting in multiple fractures above the ankle that will require surgery, he is expected to survive. At the time of the shooting, Rashid had

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Media Ignores the Plight of Kirill Vyshinsky: A Russian Journalist Imprisoned Without Trial in Ukraine

Eva Bartlett speaks with journalist Vladimir Rodzianko on the detention of Kirill Vyshinsky by Ukraine since May 2018. Ukrainian authorities accuse Vyshinsky of “treason” and have delayed his trials twice.

The case of Russian-Ukranian journalist, Kirill Vyshinsky, imprisoned without fair trail in Ukraine since mid-May is yet another in a long list of attacks on journalists by NATO-aligned countries that never make the headlines. A petition for Vyshinsky's release reads: On May 15, 2018, the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) carried out a massive

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Against The Blacklisting Of Activists, Writers Who Expose NATO Destabilization Efforts In Syria

An open latter and statement of support against the blacklisting of journalists who expose US-NATO destabilization efforts in Syria.

Journalist and co-host of "Unauthorized Disclosure," Rania Khalek.

The cancellation of a lecture by journalist Rania Khalek, who was invited to speak on the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill campus by Students for Justice in Palestine on February 27, 2017, raises important issues of tactics and strategy within movements for social change. The whole statement, posted on facebook the night before,

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Associated Press Reporter Shot By Israeli Forces

Since the renewed wave of unrest and violence broke a year ago, at least 79 Palestinian journalists have been detained by Israel.

The Associated Press Photographer Majdi Mohammed shows a bruise after he was hit with a rubber bullet while covering clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the town of al Ram, West Bank, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. Mohammed said that while he was covering the clashes, one of the Israelis cursed him and ordered him to leave. He said that as he turned around to leave, he was shot from close range in the back of his shoulder, an area that was not covered by his protective vest.

Palestinian photographer Majdi Mohammed, who covers Palestine and Israel for the Associated Press, was verbally attacked and then shot by Israeli occupation forces during clashes in the West Bank’s al-Ram village. The reporter was covering an arrest raid by Israeli forces in the village Sunday when residents began protesting against the troops,

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