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Time magazine has picked the top most targeted journalists who take Journalism to another level. Times magazine made a magazine for each individual that was impacted by threats during there career and even their life being taken away. Journalists like these are the lights shining in the darkness.

Jamal Khashoggi a Washington post contributor was killed Saudi Arabia.

He was a journalist before his life was taken away when he went into Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul in October. As cameras saw him enter the place and never coming out automatically people declared that he was murdered. Recently the media obtained a recording of Khashoggi lasat words ” i can’t breathe”.

Maria Ressa is a journalist who exposed Philippine president for corruption on its country, the president was running a drug war during his time being president many people have died because of him. After making these allegations on the president the government were trying to charge her with site tax fraud that could of sent her to jail for 10 years. She took the courage of exposing her president and knowing how much trouble she would get.

Myanmar’s government appeared at risk of blowing its prosecution of two young journalists who had exposed a massacre of 10 Muslim men and implicated security forces in the killings. Wa lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are reporters and made a report on police officers killing people and not getting justified instead the reports are getting the back hand as police wouldn’t bring there notes to court saying they burned them on the scene. charged on January 10, 2018, with violating the Official Secrets Act, a rarely invoked law created during the British colonial period that punishes taking images or obtaining documents that might be or are intended to be “useful to an enemy,” which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years

 

 

Article 18.

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

Article 19.

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

Article 20.

(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
(2) No one may be compelled to belong to an association.

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/time-s-2018-person-year-killed-imprisoned-journalists-n946311

 

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