Bokar decided that he wanted to photograph the suffering of people in Gaza to share the truth of events on the ground with the outside world
Safety and security issues remain paramount for freelancers covering stories in Gaza, who are finding new ways to address challenges and a lack of resources
Shubhranshu Choudhary won the Index on Censorship's 2014 Freedom of Expression Award for his CGNet Swara project, which allows users to report and consume news stories through mobile telephones.
In a career spanning almost twenty years, Anabel Hernández has made a mark with her courageous reporting and unwavering commitment to improving press freedom in Mexico.
Zakwan Hadid, a young journalist who covered violence in Syria, has been forced to relocate to Turkey. Here he discusses the dangers that he, his fellow journalists and other citizen journalists face while attempting to cover the situation on the ground in Syria.
Amal Habbani was detained for eight days during the recent government crackdown on the Sudanese media as a result of her writing. Here she speaks to DCMF about her experience
Working with various media outlets and NGOs has led to Betre Yacob being labelled a terrorist, and like many other journalists in Ethiopia, he fears for his safety as a result of his work.
John Penn de Ngong has been threatened, harassed, attacked and kidnapped during his work on South Sudanese independence. Here he talks to DCMF's Peter Townson about the events which led him into exile in Kenya.