Gunmen shoot journalist dead in Pakistan
Unidentified gunmen shot dead a journalist in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday, police and family said. Zafarullah Jatak was sleeping when the gunmen stormed into his house and fired at him at Jaffarabad district of Balochistan province. XINHUA NEWS AGENCY

Guatemala arrests 3 in killings of 2 journalists
Authorities in Guatemala have arrested three people, two of them police officers, in connection with the murder of two journalists. Danilo Lopez, the local correspondent for Prensa Libre newspaper, and Federico Salazar, of Radio Nuevo Mundo, were killed on March 10 in a park in the southern municipality of Mazatenango. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Report: Azerbaijani minister warns reporter over European Games
Reporters Without Borders reported on Friday that Azerbaijani Youth and Sport Minister Azad Rahimov accused the journalist Emin Milli of running a smear campaign against the country and threatened that the regime would catch him, whether in Germany or elsewhere. DEUTSCHE WELLE

Vietnam frees high-profile dissident lawyer/blogger Le Quoc Quan
One of Vietnam’s most prominent dissidents was released after spending two and a half years in jail on tax evasion charges. Le Quoc Quan, a Catholic blogger and lawyer, said he was released from prison in central Quang Nam province early Saturday and met by his family and supporters. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Zimbabwe journalist jailed for publishing newspaper
A Zimbabwean journalist has been sentenced to a year in jail for publishing a newspaper without government registration. Foster Dongozi, secretary-general of the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists, said Patrick Chitongo was convicted by a magistrate’s court on Thursday and received a one-year prison term. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

From political prisoners to media bans: Baku’s European Games in numbers
35 incidents in 2014 alone of human rights defenders, political activists and journalists being detained, prosecuted or imprisoned; 161 places in the world where it is better to be a journalist: 20 detainees whom are identified as “prisoners of conscience.” THE GUARDIAN

Orwell’s Triumph: How novels tell the truth of surveillance
It turns out that to understand the weird experience of being the target of surveillance — how we are characters in semi-true narratives constructed by algorithms and data analysts — an actual novel can be the best medium. THE INTERCEPT

US Judge: no extra time for e-book collection in terrorism case
A Federal judge sentenced Marcus Robertson to time served and ordered his release, saying his time in jail was sufficient for both convictions of tax fraud and weapons charges. The judge rejected calls from prosecutors to enhance the sentence based on jihadi-linked e-books found on his computer.