Time magazine names Khashoggi, endangered journalists as Person of the Year

Posted by News Express | 11 December 2018 | 997 times

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•Late Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country’s Istanbul consulate, has been named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” alongside several other journalists.

The magazine took the decision on Tuesday.

It also honored Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo who is currently imprisoned in Myanmar — and the staff of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, including five members killed in a June shooting. (NAN)

Source: News Express

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