Europe: France: A Tribute to a Fallen Journalist
President François Hollande called the killing of a French journalist in Syria an “odious act” and paid tribute to “all the journalists who pay with their lives for their commitment to freedom of the press.”
Europe: France: President’s Partner Cancels Plans to Host TV Program
Valérie Trierweiler, the partner of President François Hollande, said that she would drop plans to host a television program but would continue to work as a journalist.
Europe: Belarus: Journalist Indicted on Libel Charges
A journalist based in western Belarus has been indicted on libel charges after alleging that President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko influenced a court decision to execute two men.