Chinese President Xi Jinping has made himself an enemy of free speech following the death of political prisoner Liu Xiaobo.
Pavel Sheremet, a Kremlin critic, is among dozens of journalists who have died in politically-motivated killings in Ukraine and Russia over the last decade.
The two journalists were killed in India in separate incidents over a period of a less than 24 hours, reinforcing the country's status as the most dangerous country for journalists in Asia.
The journalist and Putin critic was gunned down eight years ago today, on the president's birthday. In May, five men were convicted for her murder, but those that ordered it remain unknown and free.
Political kidnappings have been on the rise in eastern Ukraine. Here is a partial list of people being held by separatists in Sloviansk.
Zaw Pe was sentenced to one year in prison for “trespassing and disturbing a civil servant” he was attempting to interview.