Kyrgyz journalist Ms Janyl Jusupjan covers the plight of ethnic conflict

Kyrgyz journalist Ms Janyl Jusupjan covers the plight of ethnic conflict

WNN – Women News Network via Emily Thompson at Lady Liberty / RFE/RL – Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (WNN/Lady Liberty/RFE/RL) Washington, D.C., U.S., AMERICAS: Janyl Jusupjan says she has always felt a little bit like an outsider. Born in the Soviet Union near the Chinese border in the isolated Kyrgyz enclave of Atbashi, which she […]

Five questions to Amy McQuire: on Australia’s two worlds – one for black & one for white

Five questions to Amy McQuire: on Australia’s two worlds – one for black & one for white

 The Guardian News – Friday December 27, 2013 (originally published 18 Dec) Each week, a new guest hosts the @IndigenousX Twitter account to discuss topics of interest as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. In partnership with IndigenousX, we’re inviting its weekly host to tell us about who they are, what issues they’re passionate about, and what […]

Tibetan woman journalist Tsering Woeser now lives under house arrest in Beijing, China

Tibetan woman journalist Tsering Woeser now lives under house arrest in Beijing, China

WNN Breaking (WNN) Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: A Tibetan woman blogger, author, poet, journalist and reporter, Tsering Woeser, who has continued to report on China’s crackdown on Tibetans and Tibetan resistance inside China, has been placed under house arrest by Chinese officials for a second time a few days ago on Thursday […]

Women ask for new Tunisia with transparency and press freedom

Women ask for new Tunisia with transparency and press freedom

WNN Breaking (WNN) Tunis, TUNISIA: Sparked by the actions of vegetable and fruit stand vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, who set himself on fire in protest against Tunisia’s system of inequity, a new page for Tunisia is appearing. But it comes with a price. The recent loss of over 100 people from street protests, self-immolation protest actions, […]