Azaz Syed is one of many Pakistani journalists facing a multilayered threat while working.
Mohammed Othman, a Palestinian, was shot as he photographed scenes from a bloody demonstration.
Hanavy Dahah, an editor in Mauritania, became the enemy of millitary coup leaders for his outspoken editorials.
Pino Maniaci is the director of Telejato, a tiny television station in Sicily important in the fight against the Mafia.
As an education system collapsed amid Kashmir's conflict, Riyaz Masroor became a journalist instead of studying.
A British journalist was deployed in London's toughest areas to cover the riots. As bricks flew and buildings burned, all he cared about was getting that vital footage.
Rachid Khechana went on hunger strike to save his newspaper. He is now heading Al Jazeera's North Africa desk, but remembers what it was like to work in Tunisia.
Timothy Kalyegira, the Managing Editor of the online magazine "The Uganda Report" tells us about his arrest following a controversial story he had written.