· May, 2013

Stories about Threatened Voices from May, 2013

23 May 2013

14-year-old Citizen Journalist Killed Covering Clashes in Syria

Omar Qatifaan, a 14-year-old media activist, was killed while covering clashes between pro- and anti-government forces in the southern Daraa al-Ballad area of Syria near the border with Jordan.

18 May 2013

Chad-Senegal: A New Axis of Blogger Persecution?

On May 7, Chadian blogger Makaila Nguébla, who had lived in exile in Senegal for eight years, was arrested by Senegalese intelligence services and deported to Conakry (Republic of Guinea)...

15 May 2013

Interview: Chadian Blogger and Journalist Expelled from Senegal to Guinea

The Senegalese government expelled Chadian journalist and blogger Makaila Nguebla on May 8, 2013, sending him to Guinea. He explained his situation in an interview with Global Voices' Anna Guèye.

3 May 2013

In Violation of Constitution, Ethiopian Blogger Will Face 18 Years in Prison

On May 1, the Ethiopian Supreme Court upheld the conviction and extreme sentence of award-winning online journalist Eskinder Nega, who now faces 18 years in prison. Mohamed Keita of the...