Stories about Threatened Voices from September, 2018
Arrested for fact-checking: Kazakh court fines Ukrainian journalist after police break up media workshop
The incident highlights the authorities' aversion to discussions of Ukraine in Kazakhstan.
"When a regime is governed by nothing but fear, it is often a sign that the regime might have lost its plot."
Investigative journalist Samuel Ogundipe spent three days in detention on spurious charges and was denied access to his lawyer. Now free on bail, he is telling his story.
"He was live moments ago on tv without knowing he himself will be making the headlines moments later. RIP dear friend."
"He never should have been behind bars. He was arrested while doing his job as a photographer."
Gulf governments continue to deploy cybercrime laws as an arbitrary legal cover to target target human rights defenders.