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    Haiti faces record displacement amid escalating gang violence

    “Violence, particularly in the capital Port-au-Prince, has reached alarming levels, with armed groups controlling large areas and complicating humanitarian access,” the experts, including the...

    Pakistani journalist Khalil Jibran shot dead following threats from militants

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, June 20, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply disturbed by the continued killing of journalists in...

    Belarus jails journalist Alena Tsimashchuk for 5 years; reason for charges undisclosed

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, June 20, 2024—Belarusian authorities must immediately disclose the reasons behind charges against journalist Alena Tsimashchuk, who was...

    Afghan journalist Abdullah Danish detained, beaten following reports critical of Taliban

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, June 20, 2024—The Taliban must investigate the arbitrary detention and beating of journalist Abdullah Danish and cease...

    Gaza today: Scorching heat, visible signs of wasting and heavy fighting

    In an alert, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) reiterated deep concerns that people uprooted by ongoing hostilities in southern Gaza remain traumatized and...

    French journalist Sébastien Farcis leaves India after journalism permit revoked

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). June 20, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists urges Indian authorities to immediately reinstate French reporter Sébastien Farcis’ journalism permit...

    Black America’s Black Wall Street

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Vantage Point VignettesComments and Commentary by Dr.  Ron Daniels I finally had the opportunity to visit the historic Greenwood District of Tulsa,...

    Honour the strength and courage of refugees, urges UN chief

    That’s a record number on the move – “fuelling profound human suffering”, António Guterres added, while at the same time honouring their strength and...

    Looking Beyond Legal Complexities: A Discussion with USCRI Mexico Staff on the Impact of...

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Over the past two years, the Biden administration has made considerable changes to asylum and migrant processing at the...

    Independent rights probe highlights Israeli ‘destruction and dislocation’ tactics in Gaza

    “People from the north of Gaza move south and suddenly they get attacked in the south. We read all those contrary instructions as pointing...

    Adequate healthcare crucial to support survivors of sexual violence

    In his message for the day Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated that the protection of healthcare facilities is a “fundamental tenet” of international humanitarian law,...

    A Brief History of African American Cuisine

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ashley Sankey, Atlanta History Center — From steaming plates of savory red beans and rice to cake stands overflowing with decadent...

    Fragile Progress: The struggle for press freedom in the European Union

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Jean-Paul Marthoz and Tom Gibson The European Union is facing numerous challenges as it seeks new ways to uphold...

    Fragile Progress: Part 2 – Committee to Protect Journalists

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Věra Jourová, the European Commission’s vice president for values and transparency, has played a key role in pushing Brussels...

    Fragile Progress: Part 3 – Committee to Protect Journalists

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A CPJ special report on the struggle for press freedom in the EU Cybersecurity expert John Scott-Railton testifies on January...

    Parent, technician, farmer, merchant: What more can a teacher be?

    On World Refugee Day, marked annually on 20 June, meet some of the multi-talented teachers and principals of migrant learning centres in Thailand along the border...

    Ecuador on edge: Political paralysis and spiking crime pose new threats to press freedom

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). In Ecuador, political turmoil and a deepening security crisis are putting reporters and press freedom at increasing risk. President...

    On Juneteenth Let Us Remember, Racial Terror Did Not End with Slavery

    Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). By Ben Jealous — When Terence Crutcher, a father of four who sang in his church choir, was shot and killed by...

    CPJ welcomes public apology to family of killed Mexican reporter Gustavo Sánchez

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mexico City, June 18, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the public apology issued by the government of the...

    Serbia court rules to extradite journalist Andrey Gnyot to Belarus

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, June 18, 2024—A Serbian appeals court must not indulge a request from Belarusian authorities and should overturn...

    ‘Nowhere is safe’ for civilians as Sudan war descends further into chaos

    The war that erupted last April between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) has triggered political instability, a...

    Drug-related violence fuels an exodus of Ecuador’s press

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). On the only radio station in the remote Ecuadorian town of Baeza, morning show host Juan Carlos Tito updates...

    Israel-Gaza war brings 2023 journalist killings to devastating high

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Kathy Jones More than three quarters of the 99 journalists and media workers killed worldwide in 2023 died in...

    Forced to flee: Exiled journalists face unsafe passage and transnational repression

    Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). By Lucy Westcott/CPJ Emergencies Director Threats, repression, conflict, and unrest: across the world, these and other factors are pushing journalists...