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Two journalists in India are fatally shot
Two journalists in India were shot to death in separate attacks over the course of two days, the police said Saturday, raising questions about the safety of members of the news media in the country. THE NEW YORK TIMES

Palestinian journalist sentenced to nine months in Israeli jails
An Israeli court yesterday sentenced Palestinian journalist Sami Al-Sa’e to nine months in jail for “Facebook incitement”, Quds Press reported. The Al-Fajr Al-Jadid correspondent, Al-Sa’e, has previously been arrested in 1997 and spent four months in Israeli jails. MIDDLE EAST MONITOR

India journalist arrested over Muslim yoga ban report
A journalist in India is facing charges over a report he wrote saying Muslims were banned from being yoga teachers under government policy. Pushp Sharma’s report appeared in March in the Milli Gazette, a newspaper aimed at India’s Muslim community. BBC NEWS

Ethiopian blogger and activist sentenced to five years and four months
After a long trial driven by controversy, the Ethiopian Federal High Court sentenced young Ethiopian blogger and activist Zelalem Workagegnehu to five years and four months in prison. Zelalem is a human rights advocate and a scholar who regularly contributed to the diaspora-run website DeBirhan. GLOBAL VOICES ADVOX

Two arrested in Jharkhand journalist Akhilesh Singh’s killing
Two people have been arrested in connection with the killing of TV journalist Indradev Yadav in Jharkhand in eastern India, a police officer said on Monday. “We have arrested two people as part of our investigation into the murder of the journalist,” the Chatra superintendent of police told sources. HINDUSTAN TIMES

Interview: Turkish journalist shot at before his sentencing speaks
Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of one of Turkey’s oldest newspapers, was attacked outside a court in Istanbul, before he was sentenced for revealing state secrets. Renee Montagne talks to Dundar. NPR MORNING EDITION