Tag Archives: Human Rights Watch

Hunger Striker Khader Adnan, Saved by Twitter

by Fatemeh Shahkolahi This week, Palestinian activist Khader Adnan ended his 66-day hunger strike. According to Al Jazeera, the 33-year-old Palestinian was arrested under an Israeli military order and held without charges or trial. Adnan broke his hunger strike, which … Continue reading

Posted in "Al-Akhbar", "Electronic Intifada", Israel, Palestine, Social Media, Twitter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

In the Freefall of Insecurity, Mexico Unsafe for Many Journalists

by Rick Rockwell What do you tell a young reporter with not much to lose (besides their life) who wants to run off and cover the Drug War in Mexico? This is not a hypothetical question.  This is just one … Continue reading

Posted in "Los Angeles Times", Committee to Protect Journalists, Department of Defense, Drug Cartels, Drug War, Human Rights, Journalism, Mexico, Self-Censorship, State Department | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments