UAE court sentences Khashoggi’s ex-lawyer to 3 years in prison – National

UAE court sentences Khashoggi’s ex-lawyer to 3 years in prison – National

The United Arab Emirates has sentenced an American citizen and the former lawyer of Jamal Khashoggi — the dissident Saudi journalist who was killed at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul in 2018 — to three years in prison on charges of money laundering and tax evasion. The Abu Dhabi Money Laundering Court also ordered that … Read more

Suspect confesses to killing Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, says hit was ‘just business’

Suspect confesses to killing Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, says hit was ‘just business’

A person holds up a picture of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia during a protest in Valletta, Malta, on Nov. 20, 2019.Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters The man accused of detonating a car bomb that killed a prominent Maltese journalist has confessed to the crime in an interview with a Reuters reporter and says he will soon implicate … Read more

Russian journalist sells Nobel Peace Prize for $103.5M to support Ukrainian children – National

Russian journalist sells Nobel Peace Prize for 3.5M to support Ukrainian children – National

The Nobel Peace Prize that Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov was auctioning off to raise money for Ukrainian child refugees sold Monday night for $103.5 million, shattering the old record for a Nobel. A spokesperson for Heritage Auctions, which handled the sale, could not confirm the identity of the buyer but said the winning bid was … Read more

Mexico’s media deals with a deadly 2022, but president plays the victim

Mexico’s media deals with a deadly 2022, but president plays the victim

Relatives of Mexican journalist Armando Linares mourn during his funeral in Zitacuaro, Michoacan State, Mexico on March 16.ENRIQUE CASTRO/AFP/Getty Images Mexican journalist Armando Linares fought back tears as he described the powerlessness of the press to protect itself in a region rife with drug cartel activity. In an emotional Facebook video posted earlier this year, … Read more