Myanmar’s junta criminalizes independent journalism, arresting and charging journalists, closing news outlets, restricting access for international reporters, and driving journalists underground or into exile. The country is now one of the world’s worst jailers of journalists. A CPJ special report by Shawn W. Crispin
Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey On October 2, 2018, shortly after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, the former editor-in-chief of the Saudi newspaper Al-Watan and a columnist for The Washington Post was killed.
Khashoggi had written critically about Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The CIA found that bin Salman ordered the journalist’s murder.