In a speech in Yangon, the Burmese opposition leader addressed issues concerning press freedom.
As the World Cup approaches, Brazil is more dangerous than ever for journalists.
On his first day of trial in Egypt, Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy told reporters to send the following message to his fiancé: “Tell her I love her. Big wedding when I get out.”
The Ukraine is hardly the only place where Russia and the U.S. are jousting for influence these days. Though it may lack the intensity of the current stare down over Crimea, Moscow and Washington are also vying for influence in Egypt, long a linchpin of U
What do you do when you need to send a desperate message, but no one wants to hear it?
Protest very loudly.
Media censorship, government corruption and violence are key issues threatening the work of Latin American journalists.
On Feb. 24 seven Russians were sentenced to two to four years for participating in protests in Moscow against President Vladimir Putin in 2012. More than 600 people protesting the sentences were detained the same day.
The Global Journalist staff will be covering the 2014 True/False Film Festival with live updates.
Global Journalist stands in solidarity with the international community in a Global Day of Action asking for the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists.
In Russia it's illegal to publish any homosexual “propaganda,” but companies, organizations, athletes and individuals around the world have showed support for the LGBT community with a slew of pro-gay advertisements, campaigns, videos, phot
Much of the media coverage around the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics has focused on unrest in the area. However, demonstrations during Olympic proceedings are not unique to Sochi.
The 2014 Winter Olympics are being held in a region called the Northern Caucasus. Russia’s relations with the Caucasus has a long and complicated history.
Rice farmers have been key supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Now they're demonstrating against her.
Thai protesters may be seeking to oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. But the real object of their anger is someone who isn’t officially part of the government: her brother and former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra.
A look at Thailand's tumultuous political history.
The lines are drawn in Thailand’s current conflict over representative government.
Gays and lesbians face harsh prison penalties or even death in most nations of sub-Saharan Africa. In many countries, homophobia is growing.
David Kato was the first openly gay man in Uganda, a dangerous title in a country known for its hostility to homosexuals.
Nowhere in the world are homosexuals more terrorized than in Africa. This map gives an overview about the top level of persecution in each country.
After several newspapers published reports that Hungary's new government was rewarding its supporters with lucrative tobacco licenses, the government struck back.
Recent unrest in Ukraine has exposed to the world the complicated position that the nation faces between East and West. Ukraine is still as divided as ever.
An interactive timeline shows the tumultuous history of Ukraine. A detailed map displays the differences and tensions between Ukraine's two fronts.
An analysis of the history and motives behind the key figures in the unrest.
In Brazil, reporters suffer both strangling monetary control and crippling freedom as a result of government politicians
How Brazil’s culture encourages corruption and what it means for the country’s future
After eight years of impunity, 12 defendants of the Brazilian ‘Mensalăo’ corruption scandal were convicted in Brazil’s Proclamation of Republic Day, on Nov. 15, 2013
Chuck Lewis, founder of The Center for Public Integrity, weighs in on the shortcomings and successes of investigative journalism
Founder of The Center for Public Integrity created social media buzz during lecture on the evolution of investigative journalism
A Chinese tycoon plans to rival the Panama Canal with a major waterway in Nicaragua, announcing a change in global trade. As potential routes are discussed, activists warn of disaster.
China’s growing influence in Latin America raises questions on partnerships and long-term benefits for the region.
Global Journalist joins the efforts to shed light on the culture of impunity that allows perpetrators to gag those who exercise freedom of expression
Foreign companies exploit Zambia's copper, leaving the country little gains from its natural resources
The biggest commodity company present in Zambia's copper industry has a history of tax evasion and fraud
Copper mines have come under scrutiny for releasing harmful particles and polluting the environment
A new documentary explores the 'Forbidden Voices' of three women from China, Iran and Cuba who have persecuted for blogging
Chile’s vigorous economy faces lack of diplomatic involvement in Latin America
Michelle Bachelet is expected to win the upcoming Chilean presidential election on Sunday, as the country calls for social and political changes