Press freedoms are under assault around the world. These are the most urgent cases in January, including journalists receiving threats, subjected to unfair trials, and their murders left unsolved. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/buzzfeednews/journalists-facing-threats-one-free-press-january-2020 from BuzzFeed News BuzzFeed News
Ukrainian president asked to be sent evidence about what caused the plane to crash, following US media reports that it was downed by a missile. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/ukraine-plane-crash-shades-of-mh17 from BuzzFeed News Christopher Miller
A Blind Refugee With Schizophrenia Was In Detention For The Entire 2010s. He Just Won A Huge Court Case.
On Christmas Eve, a judge likened the 36-year-old man’s ongoing detention to a scene from the famous satirical novel Catch-22. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahryan/tamil-refugee-australia-indefinite-detention-mental-illness from BuzzFeed News Hannah Ryan
“Ultimately, we don’t think decisions about political ads should be made by private companies,” a Facebook executive said. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/pranavdixit/facebook-policies-lies-political-ads from BuzzFeed News Pranav Dixit
“They’re asking ‘Is my baby safer inside or outside of me right now?’,” one obstetrician said. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeed.com/ginarushton/australia-bushfires-climate-change-kids-worries from BuzzFeed News Gina Rushton
Ivanka and Melania Trump were the top targets of coordinated posts that vowed revenge for Qassem Soleimani’s death. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/iran-instagram-trump-campaign from BuzzFeed News Jane Lytvynenko
Ukrainian officials initially blamed engine failure for the crash but now say a cause cannot be determined until an official investigation takes place. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/claudiakoerner/ukraine-boeing-737-crash-iran from BuzzFeed News Claudia Koerner
Iran’s Supreme Leader said the attack was a “slap in the face” for the US, and retaliation for the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani. It’s unclear if there have been any casualties. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/iran-missiles-iraq-us-military-base from BuzzFeed News Salvador Hernandez
“Two minutes after I had gone to the pump, Skye started screaming my name. When I looked down at the valley, everything was on fire.” View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeed.com/clareaston/firsthand-account-australian-bushfires from BuzzFeed News Clare Aston
People Are Spreading False And Unverified Information About Iran’s Missile Attack On US Bases In Iraq. Don’t Be Fooled.
Information on social media includes outdated images and unverified casualty counts. View Entire Post › … https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/janelytvynenko/false-and-unverified-information-iraq-attack from BuzzFeed News Jane Lytvynenko