11 cases against local news couple in Brazil

11 cases against local news couple in Brazil

11 defamation cases against local news couple Francisco da Silva Costa and Josineide Gonçalves da Silva run FALA RN, a news website based in São Gonçalo do Amarante in north-eastern Brazil. Their outlet covered cases of embezzlement of local public funds, nepotism,...
Juan Carlos Calderón, Ecuador

Juan Carlos Calderón, Ecuador

$1,000,000 for hurting the president’s feelings Juan Carlos Calderón is a journalist from Ecuador. In 2011, together with fellow journalist Christian Zurita, he published a book of investigative journalism reporting called El Gran Hermano (the big brother). The...
Russian magazine 7×7

Russian magazine 7×7

A surprising victory for Russian online magazine 7x7 What started out as an innocent joke during an interview ended up causing Russian online magazine 7x7 months of legal struggle. In October 2015, 7x7 interviewed well-known entrepreneur and blogger, Ilya Varlamov. Mr...
Zunar: cartoons, satire and sedition in Malaysia

Zunar: cartoons, satire and sedition in Malaysia

Zunar: cartoons, satire and sedition in Malaysia Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, better known as Zunar, is one of Malaysia’s most acclaimed cartoonists. Many of Zunar’s cartoons draw attention to corruption and abuse of power, as well as mocking some politicians’ lavish...
Claudia Duque: psychological torture in Colombia

Claudia Duque: psychological torture in Colombia

Claudia Duque Claudia Julieta Duque Orrego is a leading investigative journalist in Colombia and a recipient of the Courage in Journalism award. She works for Equipo Nizkor and Radio Nizkor, and is a member of FLIP (Fundación para la Libertad de Prensa) and the...