36-year-old Shamsia Hassani is Afghanistan’s first (and likely only) female graffiti artist and is seeking change in war torn Kabul through murals.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Turkey. Regional turmoil and ongoing repression of the Kurdish minority remain contentious challenges. Occupy Turkey protests challenged the government in 2013. Also take a look at our articles on Occupy Turkey.
In every country, the media does not need to be bias it is meant to favor every individual in the society whither majority or minority.
Khashoggi’s last column warns that governments in the Middle East “have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate.”
Forty-eight journalists have been killed so far this year, according to a VOA tally, adding to the thousand killed in the past decade-and-half.
Recent death or disappearance of three people in Turkey, Bulgaria and Mexico illustrates the growing dangers to reporters worldwide.
59-year-old journalist and contributor to The Washington Post is feared dead, and Turkish authorities believe he was slain inside the Saudi Consulate.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has again suggested that Turkey could decide in a referendum whether to continue pursuing membership in the European Union.
A Saudi journalist critical of the kingdom has gone missing after visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, raising concerns over his safety.
Istanbul is seeing an explosion of creative graffiti, with women artists largely behind the blast of color that is sweeping Turkey’s main city.
Turkish celebrity chef in hot water for hosting Venezuela’s Maduro amid claims that people in Venezuela are going hungry due to an ongoing economic crisis.