Stories from journalists and activists around the world, whose governments attempt to rein them in and cover up the truth.
'Silenced' is a podcast from human rights organisation ARTICLE 19, hosted by Nicola Kelly and produced by Chris Hooton.
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Ep 8: Alex Chow
Alex Chow, a prominent leader of Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement, describes the fight for democracy, his incarceration and life in exile.
Ep 7: Zahra Joya
Zahra Joya, an Afghan journalist and the founder of Rukhshana Media, Afghanistan's first female-led media organisation, speaks to Nicola about the day the Taliban retook Kabul; being airlifted to safety; and what it's like running a media organisation while living in exile.
Ep 6: Sergio Aguayo
Renowned Mexican journalist Sergio Aguayo on the civil defamation law suit brought against him by former state governor Humberto Moreira.
Ep 5: Iyad el-Baghdadi
Iyad el-Baghdadi tells Nicola about the murder of his friend, Jamal Khashoggi; the threats he has faced from the Saudi government; and the changes he has had to make in his own life since that day.
Ep 4: Matthew Caruana-Galizia
Matthew Caruana Galizia, journalist and son of the late investigative journalist Daphne Caruana-Galizia, speaks to Nicola about the day of his mother's murder and his determination to continue her legacy, exposing corruption among Malta's elite.
Ep 3: Maria Baronova
Former Editor of 'Russia Today' (now 'RT') tells Nicola about her years in activism, her decision to join the state-run TV network and why she quit.
You must listen to this podcast if you care about the future of free speech and democracy and in fact the future of the world. Beautifully done and inspiring!! Thank you
Amazing and thought provoking podcast. Really interesting
Really interesting and well produced!
I came across this new podcast by chance and was incredibly impressed by the quality of guests so far. Very insightful! Really looking forward to future episodes.