Niraz Saeed

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Hundreds of journalists jailed globally becomes the new normal

December 13, 2018 12:00 AM ET

For the third year in a row, 251 or more journalists are jailed around the world, suggesting the authoritarian approach to critical news coverage is more than a temporary spike. China, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia imprisoned more journalists than...

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Niraz Saeed

July 20, 2018 2:39 PM ET

Niraz Saeed, a Palestinian-Syrian photojournalist, died in Syrian state custody in September 2016, though news of his death did not reach his family until July 13, 2018, according to Nidal Bitari, the managing director of the Washington D.C.-based non-governmental organization...

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Palestinian photojournalist jailed in 2015 dies in Syrian government custody

July 16, 2018 6:17 PM ET

Beirut, July 16, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Syrian authorities to conduct an immediate and transparent investigation into the death of Niraz Saeed, a Palestinian-Syrian photojournalist who died in state custody. The news of his death...

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