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India: Gujarat journalist Kishore Dave killed while writing story
Kishore Dave, bureau chief of a local newspaper Jai Hind, was found dead on Monday night, stabbed repeatedly in the chest, in his office in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. The murder might link to Mr. Dave’s report on a case of alleged sexual harassment by a local politician’s son.
NDTV

Turkish journalist Baris Pehlivan jailed for terrorism was framed by hackers
Barış Pehlivan, the Turkish investigative journalist who spent 19 months in jail, was framed by hackers, claims a new report. He was accused of terrorism based on documents that were recovered from his work PC. Researchers said the files put in Pehlivan’s computer were loaded by someone else. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

Brazilian newspaper owner killed while writing about local corruption
Brazilian journalist Maurício Campos Rosa, owner of the newspaper O Grito, died on Aug. 17 in Santa Luzia, after being shot five times. He was the fourth journalist killed in Brazil this year. The journalist was investigating corruption involving city councilors and a cooperative responsible for garbage collection. KNIGHT CENTER FOR JOURNALISM IN THE AMERICAS

Hamas and Palestinian Authority target journalists ahead of election
Palestinian journalists are at the top of Palestinian Authority and Hamas hit-list in the crackdown occurring alongside preparations for the Palestinian local and municipal elections. The crackdown is part of an ongoing campaign by the two rival parties to silence critics; neither Hamas nor the PA tolerates a free and independent media. GATESTONE INSTITUTE

How Facebook censors your posts
High-profile videos involving the police and the black community have gripped the country in recent months. They’ve also put a spotlight on the Facebook’s censorship policies. Here’s an FAQ about Facebook censorship policy. CNET

The slow creep and chilling effect of China’s censorship
While new technology is making it easier than ever to connect with others around the world, it’s also making governments more effective in keeping sensitive information within their borders. Nowhere is that power more apparent than in China, specifically the country’s two outermost regions: Tibet and Xinjiang. THE DAILY DOT