On 8 May 2019, Steven Kefason, a Kaduna-based journalist, was arrested by officers of the Rivers State Police Command. He spent five days in detention before being released. However, a few days later, this time in Kaduna, he was rearrested and detained in Kaduna Prison following a petition by the state government. He spent the next 162 days in prison. This is his story.
Iranian sports journalist Raha Purbakhsh says she 'can't believe' she will be among the thousands of women to freely enter a football stadium for the first time in decades to watch Iran's 2022 World Cup qualifier against Cambodia at Tehran's Azadi Stadium. World football's governing body FIFA last month ordered Iran to allow women access to stadiums without restrictions and in numbers determined by demand for tickets.
Earlier this year, the UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.