Author Archives: Press Partners

08 Apr
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Fellow Huffington Post Story: Bloggers In Bangladesh Worry They Could Be Next Targets Of Government Crackdown

By Emran Hossain/The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — As four bloggers in Bangladesh have been arrested in recent days, others in the country’s blogging community worry that they could be next and accuse politicians of trying to suppress people’s freedom to organize and ...

04 Apr
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Fellow Huffington Post Story: Bangladesh Arrests ‘Atheist Bloggers,’ Cracking Down On Critics

By Emran Hossain/The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — The Bangladeshi government is cracking down on bloggers critical of its pro-Islamist stance, arresting four of these writers in the capital of Dhaka this week. Asif Mohiuddin, 30, is one of those bloggers. ...

04 Apr
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Fellow Blog: Emran Hossain – Initial Impressions of the U.S.

Freedom of Speech By Emran Hossain “Catholics are cowards,” reads the sign.  I see it every day on my way home from the Alfred Friendly Press Partners office in Washington D.C. An elderly man stands on Massachusetts Avenue near the ...

03 Apr
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Fellow WSJ Story: Kerry Returning to Mideast in Peace Bid

By Khalid Khattak/The Wall Street Journal Secretary of State John Kerry, who met Israeli and Palestinian leaders during a Mideast trip last month, is set to meet them again next week. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said Mr. Kerry is adding stops in ...

27 Mar
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Fellow Blog: Khalid Khattak – Initial Impressions of the U.S.

Technology and Transportation By Khalid Khattak Technology is undoubtedly changing lifestyles all over the world. This change is quite visible in the developed countries where people have been benefiting from technology making their lives much easier.   On the other ...

26 Mar
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Fellow Blog: Waqas Banoori – Initial Impressions of the U.S.

By Waqas Banoori I’ve lived all my life in a country which is less developed and has issues with the economy, security, freedom and democracy. As soon as I entered the United States, I felt entirely in a different state ...

20 Mar
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News: Former Fellow Jaideep Hardikar (India, 2009) publishes his first book

From Penguin Classics India: A Village Awaits Doomsday Millions of people are displaced every year by development schemes such as the construction of dams, national parks, factories, SEZs, mines and thermal power plants. The conflict between those who are forced to part with ...

19 Mar
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News: Alfred Friendly Press Partners Names 30th Anniversary Fellows

For Immediate Release:  March 19, 2013  Contact:  Katie Rudolph at 202-429-3740 or krudolph@presspartners.org     Alfred Friendly Press Partners Names 30th Anniversary Fellows  WASHINGTON—The Alfred Friendly Press Partners is pleased to announce its 2013 Fellowship Class. This marks the 30th year of ...

19 Mar
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News: Suspect in Daniel Pearl Killing Is Arrested in Pakistan

Alfred Friendly Press Partners works in partnership with the Daniel Pearl Foundation to offer the Daniel Pearl Fellowships, named for the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered in Pakistan in 2002. Pakistan Arrests Militant Wanted in Daniel Pearl Killing ...

18 Mar
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Remembering Fellow and Friend Sarah Namulondo (Uganda, 2002)

Alfred Friendly Press Partners is saddened by the loss of Sarah Namulondo. She was a brilliant, selfless person who was loved by everyone who met her. She will be greatly missed. Sarah died Sunday, March 17, 2013 in her homeland ...