Day: May 3, 2019

At Least 3 Dead as Cyclone Fani Hits Eastern India

At least three people have died since Cyclone Fani crashed into the eastern coast of India, bringing heavy rain and winds to the coastal state of Odisha Friday.

Officials say more than 160 people were wounded in the onset of …

Myanmar Authorities Arrest Critics Even as They Pardon Prisoners

YANGON, MYANMAR Myanmar has launched a crackdown in recent weeks on peaceful critics of the military and the government, arresting satirical performers, activists, a journalist and a prominent filmmaker with liver cancer.

The surge in arrests comes even as officials …

Cyclone Fani Hits Eastern India

Cyclone Fani has crashed into eastern coast of India as a grade 5 storm, replete with heavy rain and winds gusting to 205 kilometers per hour.

The storm hit the coast of the state of Odisha early Friday.

More than …

Posted in Arts May 3, 2019

Journalists Behind Prison Bars in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH � The heat was unbearable.

Even now, on the outside, Cambodian journalist Yeang Sothearin is reminded of it every time the temperature rises: the stifling overcrowded cell at Prey Sar prison, where he and fellow former Radio Free …