Mikael Storsjo, Swedish journalist for Internet Freedom. He hosts the Kavkaz Center. Photo by Fatima Tlisova, Finland, 2010.
October 28, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
Mikael Storsjo provides web hosting in Finland for the Kavkaz Center, one of the most controversial Internet news agencies covering the Caucasus; it has been branded a terrorist propaganda...
October 28, 2010 Untold Stories
Christina Maria Paschyn
Since the election of President Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine has suffered an erosion of press freedom. As incidents of government intimidation rise, media watchdogs fear a return to the dark ages for...
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September 9, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
As a journalist in the North Caucasus refusing censorship, Yuri Bagrov was “treated like an enemy” and made an illegal immigrant in his homeland. Now, he is trying to survive as a refugee in the U.S.
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September 9, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
Despite all of the dangers, Magomed Evloyev refused to shut down his website on the grounds that it was the only uncensored source of public information in his homeland, Ingushetia.
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September 9, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
Zurab Markhiev believes that in the Caucasus a journalist must also be a human rights defender since censorship makes crime easy. This belief exiled him to Europe, where he is forced to hide.
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September 9, 2010 Nieman Reports
Fatima Tlisova
Independent journalists in the North Caucasus often find that reporting is a life-threatening pursuit. Many have been forced to flee Russia and seek asylum elsewhere, while others have been murdered...
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September 5, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
Censorship and criminalization in the North Caucasus forced Valery Dzutsev, a former coordinator for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)  to either “quit journalism or never return home...
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September 2, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
A one-way ticket from Russia to Georgia bought Oleg Panfilov journalistic freedom. After the success he has now gained in Georgia, he reflects upon the hopelessness of journalism in Russia.
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August 31, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
Journalist Elena Maglevannaya dared to expose the torture of Chechen detainees in Russian prisons. As a result, she was sued for libel, attacked by neo-Nazis and threatened with institutionalization...
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August 30, 2010 Untold Stories
Fatima Tlisova
A profile of Natalia Estemirova, a Chechen journalist who paid with her life to expose human rights abuses in her homeland.