In 2015, the Saudi government launched an app called Abhser — which roughly translates to “yes sir” — that allows men to grant some of those permissions through clicks and swipes. But the app is also helping some Saudi women escape the country.
Five people were killed Thursday in an attack on a community paper in Annapolis, Maryland. But local journalists around the world are vulnerable to attacks, says the head of the Committee to Protect Journalists. And violence against them is on the rise in the United States.