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Internews’ partners work in countries around the world in which state and non-state actors are employing new technologies to surveil, censor, and suppress free speech and access to information online. On October 24, partners of the Global Technology Program came together in Washington, D.C.
Coffee, wildlife and data were all topics of workshops or convenings EJN hosted over the past month.
Climate change is not just an environmental issue, but also an economic and social justice one, making it fertile ground in which investigative journalism can flourish.
The risk-bearing nature of journalists’ work continues to be laid bare for all to see. The world witnessed the brazen murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul last October, and still we decry the prolonged imprisonment of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar, writes Daniel Bruce, chief executive in Europe for Internews.
Many countries, especially in the Global South, struggle to respond to environmental challenges like over-development, deforestation, poaching, pollution and climate change.