Filipina Journalist Maria Ressa Wins Nobel Peace Prize After Facing Years of Threats & Arrests

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin the show with the Nobel Peace Prize. This year’s winners have just been announced. BERIT REISS–ANDERSEN: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their …
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Conflict with humans is one of the greatest threats to key species, report warns

Support us and go ad-free Conflict between people and wild animals is one of the main threats to the survival of some of the world’s most iconic species, a report has warned. The report comes from the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) and nature charity WWF. It’s calling for efforts helping humans and wildlife coexist …
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As Sasha Johnson fights for her life, activists say she received ‘numerous death threats’

People around the UK are in a state of shock after hearing that Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson has been shot in the head. 27-year-old Johnson is fighting for her life after being attacked early on Sunday morning. The Metropolitan Police have said that: there is nothing to suggest that the woman who was …
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Union calls on police to take action after threats against Irish journalist

The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has called on the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) to take action against those who threaten members of the media. It follows a renewed threat against Sunday World journalist Patricia Devlin. The reporter’s name was sprayed onto walls in at least two locations in East Belfast, accompanied by …
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More ‘serious threats’ against journalists by paramilitaries condemned

Two journalists have been warned of threats – including a shoot to kill – against them from loyalist paramilitaries, a union has said. The reporters, working for the Northern Ireland edition of the Sunday World newspaper, were contacted by police and told of the latest threats. It comes days after it was revealed that a …
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