Since 2005, our sub-Saharan Africa contributors have written about films and the film industry in their countries. We've compiled over 40 of those posts from more than 20 countries.
Powerful entities routinely intimidate journalists who investigate state corruption and drug-related violence.
Media reports are strictly regulated, critics are detained to undergo ‘attitude-adjustment’ sessions, and protests are banned.
The government, the judiciary and police forces have taken no significant measures to deter extremists from targeting bloggers and publishers.
In this powerful, award-winning series for Global Voices, Syrian blogger and activist Marcell Shehwaro describes her life in Aleppo, the heart of Syria's armed conflict, and in exile.