Journalists visiting from Pakistan attended Palm Sunday services at the Missouri United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 13.
The Crimean peninsula shares a long history with Russia. Annexed during the reign of Catherine the Great in 1783, it was part of Russia until 1954 when former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred it to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Moldovans worry that a Russian effort to annex Transdniestria could turn a frozen conflict hot.
With Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, other regions that were formerly part of the Soviet Union are watching nervously to see if they’ll be the next targets of Russian expansionism.
More than 40 percent of South Sudan’s population is in need of emergency help.
Media outlets in the Central African Republic are caught between the conflicts between religious rebel forces in the Central African Republic.
A fatal shooting in Afghanistan and censorship issues in Turkey and Kazakstan are the focus of this week's Free Press Watch.
João Vale de Almeida is the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America. He sat down with Global Journalist's Jason McLure to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, the EU-U.S. relationship, and other topics.
When Christian militias known as anti-balaka came to the village of Guen in the Central African Republic in February, the father of 10-year-old Oumarou Bouba knew it was time to run.
The conflict in the Central African Republic began as many conflicts do: with the overthrow of an unpopular leader. Since then, however, it has taken on a decidedly religious tone.
Global Journalist correspondent Lakshna Mehta traveled to a variety of religious sites while in Myanmar earlier this month.
Global Journalist correspondent Jessica Anania explores how an NGO is using microfinance in Myanmar.
Myanmar is a country facing transition.
How one NGO is empowering women in Myanmar through microfinance.
It can be difficult to wrap your head around the breadth of human rights issues internationally. These maps, created by various NGOs and international organizations, are give a bit of context to the scope of rights issues.
As the recent street protests in Ukraine, Turkey and Brazil have again demonstrated, social media can be a powerful tool for documenting human rights abuses.
Everything has to happen fast on this early morning. Anna Neistat and Ole Solvang run across fields under cover of dawn. Suddenly, a barbed wire fence appears. They jump over it before they climb into a waiting SUV on an unpaved road. So far, so good.
Russia continues its quest to regain control of Crimea. The Russian-speaking region voted overwhelmingly to secede from Ukraine.
In this week's free press watch, a Swedish-British journalist is targeted and killed in Afghanistan, an Iraqi suicide bomber kills 45, including 2 journalists on assignment, and 2 more journalists in Syria died while covering the country's civil
Citizen journalism boomed during the Arab Spring starting with the protests against Hosni Mubarak in January 2011. Citizen journalists braved the country’s strict press laws and gave the world a window into what was going on in the country. Following Muba
Squaring off over protests, Venezuelan government, media have history of animosity.
At first glance, it might seem odd that economic conditions spurred massive street protests in Venezuela. After all the country, which has the second-largest proven reserves of oil, is wealthier than many of its neighbors.
Less than a year after Venezuelans voted to continue Hugo Chávez’s leftist policies by electing his handpicked successor Nicolás Maduro as president, the country has come to a standstill amidst a month of violent protests against Maduro’s rule.
A Swedish radio journalist was shot and killed in broad daylight in the Afghan capital Kabul while standing outside a Lebanese restaurant popular with foreigners.
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 ‘Mensalão’ corruption scandal were convicted in Brazil’s Proclamation of Republic Day, on Nov. 15, 2013