The world indeed is bizarre! In a shocking revelation of sorts, an SBS Dateline journalist was given access to what is called the 'sex mountain' in Indonesia. Yes, however weird it may sound, the fact remains that there is actually a place by that name, where ancient practice of mass adultery and sex does take place.
Sierra Leone said Tuesday it was holding a journalist in a notorious prison because he had accused the government of provoking the kind of unrest seen in Burkina Faso through mismanagement of the Ebola crisis.
Nearly 200 Egyptian journalists today dismissed a recent declaration by editors of major newspapers, vowing near-blind support to the state and banning any criticism of the army and police in their publications as through the "voluntary surrender" of the freedom of expression.
One of the suspects in the al-Qaeda backed 2002 kidnapping and murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl in Pakistan, was acquitted on Friday by an anti-terrorism court, citing lack of evidence, a lawyer said.
Veteran journalist and former chairman of Prasar Bharati MV Kamath, who was one of the earliest biographers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died on Thursday morning in his native place Manipal in Karnataka, said a relative. He was 94.
The main accused in the murder of television journalist Soumya Vishwanathan has been sent to three years in jail by a Delhi court in a separate case of trying to escape from custody by throwing chilli powder on police officials in 2009.
In a statement, the CPJ stressed that the members of the Islamic State who murdered freelance US journalist Foley "use violence and intimidation to silence all independent reporting in the areas they control".
Pakistani newspapers Sunday paid tributes to veteran journalist Majid Nizami, who died Saturday in a hospital in Lahore. He expressed his strong views against India`s nuclear tests and the Kashmir issue.