The Prime Minister of the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan seems to be so scared of actual and perceived threats that he invested more than 3 million of the local Ngultrum currency in security arrangements for his new penthouse.
As a Nobel Peace Prize laureate of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi has been doing little to prevent the ethnic cleansing in Burma. On the other hand, an eminent Bhutanese minister, Om Pradhan, did much more to prevent a similar cataclysm in Bhutan.
I’m standing on the shore outside Zuwarah city in Libya. The salty smell of the sand mixed with seawater is strong. I hear the sloshing of the waves. It’s July 2014. I am on my way to Italy and I wait.
A discussion with the Dutch over trade and commerce is the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's priority, but in the minds of Dutch politicians, the visit of Mr. Modi to The Netherlands gave ways to question about human rights and religious freedom.
Then he rested as easily as he could with his two elbows in the pine needles and the muzzle of the submachine gun resting against the trunk of the pine tree.’ Ernest Hemmingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls
Since the independent of South Sudan in 2011, the government has come to see the journalists as a national security threat, doing everything in its power to stop them from investigating corruption and human rights violations.
The office of Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres has decided to establish a privileged channel of communication with various organisations concerned with the issue of the safety of journalists. The decision, made in a period of time in which risks and threats to journalists are increasing.